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  • Spaces For Change Fund Offers Young People The Chance To Unlock Potential

Spaces For Change Fund offers young people the chance to unlock potential

Great news for young people looking to make improvements to unused or underused spaces in their community as UnLtd launch a brand new fund! The UK’s leading organisation for social entrepreneurs is [...]

  • Esmee Fairbairn Foundation fund

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 went live on the 28th of [...]

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Showing local love with Good Food Catford and the Time Out #LoveLondonAwards

By |October 21st, 2016|Awards, Case Studies|

One year ago Good Food Catford hit its target of £32,000 on Spacehive after successfully crowdfunding in the second round of the Mayor of London's Crowdfunding [...]

How crowdfunding creates community cohesion and democratisation

By |October 19th, 2016|Cities, Crowdfunding|

This is an extract from "Understanding the social impacts of the Mayor's Crowdfunding Programme", research and analysis on the first two rounds of the Mayor [...]

Crowdfunding Manchester in Numbers

By |October 10th, 2016|Cities, Crowdfunding|

From Coronation Street and canals to Oasis and Manchester United - Manchester's impact is felt across the world. Now they're leading the way again as [...]

Updates: The secret to engaging your backers and increasing your pledges

By |October 3rd, 2016|Crowdfunding|

If you have created a project on Spacehive, you might have noticed a blue box with the invitation to 'Post an update' on your project [...]

Transforming the Old Kent Road Studios through people power

By |September 30th, 2016|Crowdfunding|

Nicholas Okwulu of social enterprise Pempeople and Ulrike Stevens of what:if projects are neighbours who joined forces to develop plans for the transformation of 60 vacant garages on [...]

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 [...]

How to write a press release (that gets published)

By |August 30th, 2016|Crowdfunding|

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 [...]

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 [...]

Pledge parties – Raising awareness and funds with a community get-together

By |August 11th, 2016|Crowdfunding, Event|

There ain’t no party like a pledge party! Although you might call it something different, a pledge party is simply any event that you hold [...]

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 [...]

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