Project Focus: Komedia Bath

Nestled in the heart of Bath is Komedia – the home of music, comedy, film, cabaret and so much more. What’s incredible is that since opening its doors nine years ago, the venue has enabled upwards of three-quarters of a million individuals to experience world class live entertainment!As a leading venue of creativity and innovation,[…]

Crowdfund Cornwall make their first pledges to support the local community

We work in partnership with 20 councils to improve and transform the way in which funds are distributed to community projects all over the UK. Our newest local authority partner, Cornwall Council, are on a mission to support their community and make great ideas grow, and they have just made their first pledges on two[…]

We are kicking off 2018 with an unmissable opportunity, and we want to have you on board…

10 partners, 100 winners and £100k up for grabs… All of this amplified into £1m raised for great ideas through crowdfunding. Have we got your attention yet? We’re planning something quite special to get the New Year off to a great start – but we want you to get involved. Tell me more! We are[…]

Crowdfunder recognised for their community impact at Cornwall’s very first Edge Awards

In a celebration of Cornwall’s thriving digital sector, the very first Edge Awards, hosted by Cornwall Live, took place last week at Newquay Lighthouse Cinema. In a bid to highlight the world-leading businesses that are being developed in the South West and their global impact, EDGE Awards 2017 (Excellence in Digital, Gadgetry and Entrepreneurialism) was[…]

VOOM 2017 November Winner: Love Cocoa

We kicked off our monthly VOOM £1k giveaway in July to support great ideas that are shared on the Crowdfunder Facebook page.At the beginning of November, a collaboration with Propel by Deloitte, aiming to hunt out UK based businesses that have the ambition to, or are already exporting on an international scale, saw an offer[…]

Oi! Mick’n’Linda – ere’s some tips on how you can #SaveTheVic!

Saving your local pub doesn’t have to be a soap opera. Here are our top tips on how you can save your local pub with Crowdfunder’s top hacks.We’ve all become a bit obsessed with Eastenders here at Crowdfunder Towers… In the latest storyline, the future of Walford’s beloved Queen Vic lies in jeopardy – and[…]

Support a project combating loneliness and isolation in your community this Christmas

Whilst many of us are looking forward to Christmas, this time of year can magnify feelings of loneliness and Christmas can suddenly deliver feelings of isolation and despair for many people in our communities. projects on these themes peak at this time of year.A recent Samaritans study reveals that one in six people feel[…]

November: 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 newspapers or online, it’s great to see the good news spreading of their success.Here are our top picks from[…]

Propel By Deloitte collaborate with Crowdfunder to support exporting businesses

Crowdfunder and Propel by Deloitte join forces to offer five businesses that are currently exporting, or looking to do so in the future, the chance to win a share of £5k. Running over five days in early November, the Propel By Deloitte £1k Giveaway asked UK based businesses that are currently exporting, or have the[…]

Innovation and breaking new ground in M&S Energy Fund 2017

The M&S Energy Fund 2017 recently awarded twenty-five community energy projects with a share of £300,000. In an important bid to tackle energy concerns and develop awareness in the wider community, the competition is an exemplary display of how the Crowd can come together to implement environmental change.With more than 130,000 votes cast in this[…]

Mother’s business incubator, Broody, invests in Crowdfunder

We are excited to welcome on board Broody, the business incubator and accelerator that is backed by leading London based advertising agency Mother, who have agreed a deal to acquire a 5% stake in Crowdfunder. Our Crowd is currently made up of over 600,000 change makers who have raised more than £45m for crowdfunding projects all[…]

Top 10 projects to support on #GivingTuesday

If you’re looking for a more meaningful trend to get on board with after the chaos of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, then look no further. We’re delighted to be an official partner of #GivingTuesday and would highly recommend pledging on one of the incredible causes that are raising funds on Crowdfunder as the perfect[…]

5 reasons why you should pledge on a Crowdfunder project on #GivingTuesday

If you’re looking for a more meaningful trend to get on board with after the chaos of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, then look no further. We’re delighted to be an official partner of #GivingTuesday and would highly recommend pledging on one of the incredible causes that are raising funds on Crowdfunder as the perfect place to[…]