Looking to kick off your own Winter Olympics inspired project? We’ve got you covered!

We don’t know about you, but we can’t think of anything more inspiring than a major, international sporting event to seek out a more active lifestyle in our own lives. So, whilst things continue to heat up in the Winter Olympics, why not start crowdfunding to get your local (or national!) sporting project up and[…]

The next generation is shaping the kind of future that they want to see

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”It is so important that, as a community, we strive towards providing the best possible start in life for the youth of today, but equally, it is also important that we create the space for them to have[…]

Are you thinking about launching a business in 2018? You NEED to read this…

Launching a business is not easy. As well as having the solid foundations for your business idea, you also need to find how people respond to your idea, gain a following, and on top of all that, you need to work out how to finance the whole thing! Well, we’ll let you in on a[…]

Female entrepreneurs lead the way in crowdfunding for a future brimming with equal opportunity

As the nation comes together to celebrate a century of women voting for the kind of world that they want to live in, we can’t help but look around and feel immensely proud here at Crowdfunder.co.uk to have such an incredible community of entrepreneurial women who are actioning their ideas and inspiring others along the[…]

Borders aren’t blockers: The UK based crowdfunded businesses that are exporting worldwide

Crowdfunding is a great way for UK based businesses that have the ambition to export, or are already meeting demand internationally, to increase brand awareness and gain validation from the Crowd that there is a want for their product to be available on a larger scale. The ideas and businesses that know that borders aren’t[…]

Crowdfunding is building confidence in communities throughout the UK

We believe that communities should feel confident and empowered to make their ideas happen, and Crowdfunder.co.uk is the place to be to turn your community’s biggest dreams into reality. Ideas have this incredibly unique potential to bring about a new way of seeing or doing things, and when these ideas come into fruition, they can[…]

Want to win £1k? We’re about to kick off an unmissable competition and we want to know… What’s Your Idea?

Are you launching a business in 2018? Looking to drive social or environmental impact to a community? Or maybe you’re working on a project to keep your local beach free of plastic pollution? Well, we’re about to launch a crowdfunding competition like no other – and we want you to be a part of it.[…]

We heard that beer tastes better when it’s community owned. What do you think?

Communities all over the UK are rallying together to save their much-loved pubs from demolished futures by taking ownership of the asset. In the current economic climate, with new figures highlighting that as many as 29 pubs are being closed down each week, it’s no surprise that communities are fighting back to save the institution[…]

Social enterprises are seeing great success with our match funding partners – and here’s why…

Crowdfunder.co.uk collaborates with match funding partners to transform the face of grant distribution throughout the UK. We know that these partners are always on the lookout for community-benefiting projects to support, meaning that charities, social enterprises and CICs are in a perfect position to receive additional funds alongside money raised from the Crowd. Whilst they[…]

Santander Changemaker has distributed almost £400k to community projects throughout the UK

We are delighted to announce that Santander has now distributed almost £400k through Changemaker – a fund intended to support social innovation in communities nationwide. Working with Crowdfunder.co.uk to distribute the fund, projects that demonstrate proven public support have received match fund pledges alongside money raised from the Crowd, enabling them to create positive social[…]

Are you a CIC? You might be in a prime position to receive match funding!

Crowdfunder.co.uk collaborates with match funding partners to transform the face of grant distribution throughout the UK. We know that our partners are always on the lookout for community-benefiting projects to support, meaning that charities, social enterprises and CICs are in a perfect position to receive additional funds alongside money raised from the Crowd. Whilst they[…]

January: Crowdfunder Projects In The News

It’s been a busy month for all of our brilliant project owners, both past and present, and we love nothing more at Crowdfunder HQ than spotting them in the press.Whether it be on the radio, in the newspaper or online, it’s great to see the good news spreading of their success.Here are our top picks[…]

We need to make a stand against homelessness… and our Crowd have already made a start

There are now over 300,000 people believed to be homeless in the UK, and this figure doesn’t appear to be going down anytime soon… unless we take some drastic action. Our innovative Crowd have had an idea though, quite a few ideas in fact, and they are on a mission to paint a brighter future[…]

Project Focus: GoCode Academy

GoCode Academy are on a mission to provide digital skills and inspire the next generation of technology entrepreneurs. After winning a pledge of £1,000 from a competition that Crowdfunder.co.uk ran in partnership with GoDaddy to support startup businesses, GoCode Academy then went on to raise over £20,000 throughout their crowdfunding campaign. We caught up with Robert from[…]