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Sadiq Khan joins crowd of thousands with £400,000 in backing for Londoners’ local project ideas

Light installations in Southall, digital art for Hackney youngsters and creating Camden’s answer to the New York Highline public park are among 25 community-led projects the Mayor of London has [...]

  • The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding

The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding

Spacehive is a funding platform for projects that make local places better. By providing the tools you need to develop your ideas, get noticed by crowds of people, companies, councils [...]

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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 [...]

We’re hiring: Start-up Chief Operating Officer, Spacehive

By |June 12th, 2017|Jobs Postings|

We're looking to hire a start-up Chief Operating Officer! Highly competitive salary EMI-qualifying stock options Based at Second Home, London About Spacehive: Spacehive empowers people [...]

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 [...]

Crowdfunding 101: Becoming an organisation

By |May 31st, 2017|Crowdfunding Inspiration, Crowdfunding Tips|

Anyone can run a project on Spacehive whether they are an individual, community group, charity or business. However there are a number of funds and [...]

The Benefits of Crowdfunding Public Spaces

By |May 26th, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

Crowdfunding – lots of people giving small amounts of money – isn’t a new concept. In fact, back in the 1800s the base of the [...]

Finding a Space for your Community Project

By |May 24th, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

Have a great idea for a project that could improve your local area but don’t have a place or space to house it? Read our top [...]

Future Cities Catapult: Crowdfunding local places – a definitive guide for local authorities

By |May 20th, 2017|Cities|

Local government is having to transform how it delivers, doing more with less. Civic crowdfunding offers an alternative model, one in which we believe can [...]

What if you had real power to shape where you live in a practical way?

By |May 8th, 2017|Cities, Crowdfunding Inspiration|

As Future Cities Catapult launch the definitive guide to civic crowdfunding for local authorities, Dr Catherine Howe, Director at Capita, shares her thoughts on the opportunity [...]

We’re hiring an intern!

By |May 2nd, 2017|Jobs Postings|

***THIS POSITION IS NOW FILLED. Thank you for your interest!***   From community hub renovations or city centre slip ‘n slides, to urban vegetable gardens [...]

What permissions, insurance and licensing does your project need?

By |April 27th, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

Creating a project in the public sphere means you have to make sure you have the right permissions, insurance and licenses to ensure that you, [...]

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