About Aaron O'Dowling-Keane

From teaching in the Tanzanian mountains to the digital universe of Spacehive, Aaron has stopped off in a few places along the way. After receiving an MA in Publishing from Oxford Brookes University, she worked for big internationals including Oxford University Press and the International Labour Organization, small but interesting types including Pambazuka Press and Internet Retailing Magazine before heading up the award-winning eSeller.net.Looking for her next big adventure she joined Spacehive as their Content Marketing Manager. Here she works the words whether describing the awesome potential of a civic crowdfunded future or outlining the many dazzling features of our grant-making software. She gets to meet the project creators and share their stories as well as working with our partners to ensure they have the material they need to make impact.Outside of work she mentors with The Girls’ Network, solves mysteries and once made jam from the blackberries in her garden of which she is inordinately proud.

We’re hiring a Senior Software Developer!

By |June 29th, 2017|Jobs Postings|

Senior Software Developer – Spitalfields, London About Spacehive: Spacehive empowers people to shape their towns and cities by crowdfunding projects that make local places better – from [...]

Crowdfunding 101: Your Project Life Cycle

By |June 26th, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

Grassroots ideas and community-led projects can bring people together, change the way we engage with each other and where we live as well as creating places [...]

Crowdfunding 101: Designing your project

By |June 15th, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

One of the hugely important elements in determining the success of your project will be ensuring it's well designed. Check out our top tips from the Mayor of [...]

Community Projects: Getting permission to build

By |June 13th, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

If your project involves building of any kind - there are many things you need to consider from planning permission and building regulations to health [...]

Crowdfunding Fibre – How hard-to-reach communities are funding fast broadband

By |June 8th, 2017|Funds and Grants on Spacehive|

With still 5% of the UK population left without fibre broadband, BT turned to Spacehive to help hard-to-reach communities crowdfund a solution. The results surprised [...]

The Essex Crowd – New £250,000 fund for Essex communities

By |June 7th, 2017|Funds and Grants on Spacehive|

From temporary water slides to a community allotment, Essex has a new way to support small scale local projects. The Essex Crowd is a new crowdfunding [...]

We’re hiring an Account Executive!

By |June 6th, 2017|Jobs Postings|

THIS POSITION HAS NOW BEEN FILLED.  Account Executive – Spitalfields, London About Spacehive: Spacehive empowers people to shape their towns and cities by crowdfunding projects that [...]

GLL launch new £100k funding scheme for community projects

By |June 5th, 2017|Active and Sports News, Funds and Grants on Spacehive|

Spacehive have officially partnered with GLL, the UK’s largest charitable social enterprise to launch the GLL Community Foundation. The Foundation has been established to provide grant [...]

Finished Crowdfunding? Taking your community organisation to the next level with Locality

By |June 2nd, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

Congratulations on hitting your target! Now it's time to consider how you want to take the brilliant idea which inspired so many pledges and so much [...]

Crowdfunding 101: Writing a budget

By |June 2nd, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

Working out the budget for your project can be complicated - from considering your capital and revenue costs and figuring out VAT to working out staff costs [...]

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