+Extra funding for great ideas in Winchester

Helping to make great ideas happen through a combination of expert crowdfunding coaching, events and grants. Learn more about how crowdfunding works.

Crowdfund Winchester supports businesses and not-for-profit organisations across the district, that demonstrate how their services and projects help deliver cohesive, sustainable, resilient communities.

So, if your project or service benefits Winchester communities, residents or employees - you could receive a pledge of up to 50% (max £2,000) towards your crowdfunding target!

There are three funds available – ‘The Community Positive Change Fund’ for community projects and businesses, ‘The Town Fund’ for projects within the five unparished wards and ‘The Greener Future Fund’ for projects aimed at reducing the carbon footprint across the district.

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How to apply to these funds

To apply for these funds, sign in and start setting up your project or find out more about the funds below.

Crowdfund Winchester is a unique opportunity for local not-for-profits and businesses to benefit from funding to support the council's priorities. We are looking forward to connecting with our communities and highlighting all the dynamic services and activities they provide.

Cllr Malcolm Prince, Cabinet Member for Sport, Leisure and Communities

About the funds

Get extra funding towards your crowdfunding project


Communities Positive Change Fund

Up to £2,000

Winchester are looking for organisations to support their communities and in particular implement change especially in respect of tackling the climate emergency and creating a greener district.


Town Community Fund

Up to £2,000

The Town Forum wishes to support projects run by not-for-profit organisations that activates, develops and increases provisions for the communities needs of Winchester.


Greener Future Fund

Up to £2,000

Creating a greener district that supports not-for-profit organisations in the district helping to create cohesive, sustainable, healthy andresilient communities.

Find out more

Projects in Winchester

Crowdfunding in 60 seconds

Got a minute to spare? Watch our 'how it works' animation. You'll get a brief overview of how crowdfunding works and what extra support, services and money that only Crowdfunder can give you.

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How +Extra funding works

start crowdfunding

Start a project

Start a new project on Crowdfunder, tell us the basics and a rough outline of your story. Then we can show you funds that you may be eligible for.

Get the word out

Apply for funding

You can then choose to make an application for a relevant fund. If a partner likes your project, they may agree to support it.

Get funded

Start crowdfunding

Start raising money from the crowd and once you reach an agreed percentage of your target, one of our partners could boost your total with a large donation.

Learn how to crowdfund with our guides

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