Projects that matter

Cornwall

Crowdfunder and Cornwall Council have teamed up to award £8,500 to 8 projects that matter in Cornwall

The ‘Projects that matter: Cornwall’ competition has been launched to find incredible projects right here on our doorstep making a difference to our county’s local communities, promoting social inclusion and tackling the climate emergency.

Not only will the 8 winning projects receive a £1,000 prize pledge to go towards a crowdfunding campaign and receive one-to-one Crowdfunder coaching, they’ll be able to apply for up to £5,000 match-funding as part of the Crowdfund Cornwall initiative.

There is also a £500 Climate Emergency Bonus award for the project involved that raises the most money via their Crowdfunder campaign.

Key dates

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11 - 28 Sept

Competition open

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2 Oct

Winners announced

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5 Oct

Coaching begins

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2 Nov - 4 Dec

Crowdfunding Live

Entries now closed

The winners will be announced on Friday 2 October. See the eligibility criteria for more info. 

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How the funding works

+£1,000

Prize pledge

8 winning projects receive a £1,000 prize pledge to go towards a crowdfunding campaign

+£1,500

Climate Emergency Bonus

The winner that has raised the most money via their Crowdfunder campaign will also receive a £500 “Climate Emergency Bonus” pledge from Cornwall Council

+£1,500

+Extra funding

Projects can also go on to apply for up to £5,000 match-funding as part of the Crowdfund Cornwall initiative

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