Crowdfund

Cornwall

Supporting communities to make great ideas grow

Do you have a great idea for a project or initiative that needs funding? 

Cornwall Council is looking to support not-for-profit organisations working with local communities in Cornwall.

We want to inspire individuals, community groups, charities and businesses to grow local projects and enhance nature with extra funding 

Do you have a seed of an idea that could help create more space for nature within your community? Then check out our Grow Nature Seed Fund and you could be one step closer to helping nature grow. We are also encouraging applicants to branch out and make a simple application to support local tree and hedgerow planting on public land.

Plus your county councillors are supporting ‘not for profit’ organisations working to enrich and engage local communities with grants from the Community Chest Fund.

And for projects working to increase community resilience within local communities and help to support vulnerable people, Devon and Cornwall Police are supporting projects with the Community Resilience Fund.

See the extra funding available to projects in Cornwall

Projects in Cornwall

We're on hand, every step of the way

Accelerator

Accelerator

Our three-week intensive bootcamp over on Facebook will help you turn your great idea into a successfully funded project, with the help of our crowdfunding experts.

Find out more about Accelerator

Interactive sessions

Interactive sessions

Our team regularly host live and interactive sessions to share all the tips and know-how you need to be successful on Crowdfunder.

Our expert webinars

+Extra funding for projects in Cornwall

Get extra funding towards your crowdfunding project

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Cornwall Council: Grow Nature Seed Fund

Get up to £1,000

Any locally constituted and recognised ‘not for profit’ organisation which seeks to serve the people or wildlife of Cornwall could be eligible.

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Cornwall Council: Community Chest Fund

Get up to £1,000

 Supporting ‘not for profit’ organisations who deliver a wide range activities and projects that enrich and engage local communities.

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Devon & Cornwall Police: Community Resilience Fund

Get up to £5,000

Funding for projects that aim to increase community resilience within local communities and help to support vulnerable people.

Learn how to crowdfund with our guides

How crowdfunding works

start crowdfunding

Add your idea to Crowdfunder

Create your unique page. Tell you story and explain your idea. Then set a target and how long you need to reach it.

Get the word out

Get the word out

Spread the word to friends, professional contacts and others in your community. Tell everyone you know about your project.

Get funded

Get funded

People who like your idea donate or pledge money in return for a reward they’ll receive once your project succeeds.

Ready to raise funds for your idea?