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The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation launches £200,000 pot for crowdfunding community projects

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has launched a new funding pot of £200,000 to support crowdfunding projects in Hull, Manchester and the London Borough of Lewisham. The fund goes live on the 28th of [...]

  • How to write a press release (that gets published)

How to write a press release (that gets published)

You've been building up your crowdfunding campaign's profile through word of mouth, email marketing, posters and leaflets, social media and events - so far, so good - and now you want [...]

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The art of the elevator pitch and other life skills I learnt from crowdfunding

By |September 22nd, 2016|Brands, Crowdfunding|

Rosie, Project Creator, 19, reveals what she learnt from crowdfunding the Islington Gro-Mobile, her project to transform a milk float into a mobile classroom. Our [...]

Crowdfunding our way to Carnival

By |September 14th, 2016|Crowdfunding, Inspiration|

Naami Padi, the Director of Venture Community Association, shares her experience of crowdfunding for the Venture Kids to participate in Notting Hill Carnival. We run a [...]

Small change for BIG change in Hull

By |September 9th, 2016|Arty, Cities, Crowdfunding, Funds|

What could you do with £500 for the community? Probably more than you think. We're setting heroic Hullensians a challenge. What big change can you make [...]

Communicating with the crowd: How and when to use social media

By |August 19th, 2016|Crowdfunding|

It’s easier to run a short, sharp crowdfunding campaign in which you regularly and clearly communicate with the crowd than to run a long campaign with [...]

Let it Grow – How Croydon crowdfunded their very own Crocus Valley

By |August 5th, 2016|Crowdfunding, Inspiration|

On the 19 of September 2015 around 200 of Croydon’s citizens gathered to plant a veritable shed load of crocuses on the site of the [...]

Connecting People and Creating Possibilities for Parks

By |July 21st, 2016|Funds, Green spaces|

British parks have never been more used by local people than today. Our green spaces play an increasingly important role in our daily lives and [...]

Introducing the Hull Pioneers – The eleven businessmen investing in Hull’s future

By |July 20th, 2016|Cities, Funds|

As published in the Hull Daily Mail on Wednesday July 20 2016. FIVE years ago, prospects were few for Hull. We were managing slow decline following [...]

We’re hiring a Designer!

By |July 6th, 2016|Jobs|

Do you believe stunning visual design can transform a product and really make it stand out from the crowd? Are you a whiz at creative [...]

The Mayor of London’s crowdfunding pledges revealed

By |June 30th, 2016|Funds|

From Barnet to Bromley and Tower Hamlets to Twickenham, the third round of the Mayor of London's crowdfunding programme has seen communities across the capital [...]

Meet the #CrowdfundLDN projects

By |June 30th, 2016|Funds|

Last night twenty project creators across London pitched their ideas to transform the capital in front of a live audience at City Hall in an attempt to [...]

Top tips to ensure your crowdfunding campaign is successful

By |June 23rd, 2016|Crowdfunding|

As Ronan Keating sang back in 2000 'Life is a rollercoaster', and well, so is a crowdfunding campaign. If you've hit a wall and feel [...]

We’re hiring an Accounts Director!

By |May 4th, 2016|Jobs|

Account Director Second Home, Brick Lane, London Spacehive is the world’s first crowdfunding platform for civic projects and one of the UK’s fastest growing social [...]

Top 10 government innovations announced at World Government Summit

By |May 1st, 2016|Crowdfunding|

The World Government Summit, hosted by the United Arab Emirates, explores how future governments can harness innovation and technology to solve universal human challenges including health, environmental [...]

Last chance to apply for £20k from Mayor of London’s Crowdfunding Programme

By |April 13th, 2016|Funds|

The Mayor wants to back your ideas for London. Community groups, crowdfunding the best innovative projects that bring local places to life, could receive a pledge [...]

We’re hiring a new Chair

By |April 1st, 2016|Jobs|

Spacehive’s vision is to radically change the balance of power in the civic space, putting people and communities in the driving seat. Our platform rewires [...]

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