EVENTS

COMING UP…

06 November 2018, 6-8pm
Watermans Arts Centre, Brentford, TW8 0DS

Got an idea that will benefit your local community? Want to get up to £5k to support your project? Ready to submit a project idea by 10 December?

Our Hounslow is the borough’s own crowdfunding initiative connecting project ideas with resources and the crowd to help make them a reality.

If you are interested in becoming a project creator or want to find out more about how Our Hounslow can be the programme to get your project off the ground, then come along to this free workshop at Watermans Art Centre on Tuesday 6 November, 6pm-8pm.

Register free here.

14 November 2018, 12:30-19:30
Breeze Creatives, Bamburgh House, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6BH

Want to enhance your neighbourhood? Got an idea that will benefit your community? Get involved before the 17th of December and get all the support you need to bring your project to life!

The Tyneside Crowd is a programme that supports the creation of civic-minded ideas which then use crowdfunding to make them happen. We have four specific funds valued at £60k for the Tyneside area, along with another £350k available from national funders, to pledge to projects alongside individual members of the crowd.

We’re running a full day of sessions and drop-ins (there is no expectation that you attend the whole day) at Breeze Creatives in Bamburgh Houseopen to anyone across Tyneside who has an idea that they want to develop and make happen. Just register here and come along to any of the sessions which match where you feel you are with your idea, and what support or information you need at this stage. For anyone coming after work, the final session of the day will be a whistle-stop tour of the entire crowdfunding process.

Register free here.

5 December 2018, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £2million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

Volunteers planting a community growing scheme
Pick a time that suits you
Online

Spacehive has just released the Grant-Making tool, software that intelligently matches grant-makers with the projects you want to fund. Learn how you can access a wider range of diverse applicants who fit your specific criteria and increase your impact by working with a larger network of co-funders. Sign up for a demo here.

PREVIOUS EVENTS

14 November 2018, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £2million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

17 October 2018, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £2million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

10th October,  4:00pm-6:00pm
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, GU21 6EJ

Aylesbury Vale District Council are coordinating support from the crowd to connect and empower local communities and help you shape the Vale for the better. Come along to this workshop to learn how to refine and present your idea, plan and run a crowdfunding campaign and find out more about the initiative. Sign up for your free place here.

4th October,  6:00pm-8:00pm
Church Street Library, 67 Church St, NW8 8EU

Do you have a project idea that inspires people to do the right thing with their waste by making use of recycled or reused materials? Or are you simply passionate about bringing people together to protect your local environment? Join this workshop to learn how your project could receive a pledge of up to £2000 from Veolia’s Recycling Fund for Communities. Sign up for your free place here.

27 September,  6:30pm-8:00pm

Our Aldgate is a new crowdfunding platform being launched by the City of London enabling all the people who inhabit Aldgate every day to collaborate on amazing unique and creative projects. Come along to this workshop to learn how to refine and present your idea, plan and run a crowdfunding campaign and find out more about the program. Sign up for your free place here.

18 September,  3:00pm-5:00pm

The Hammersmith & Fulham Hive offers a new and creative way for the community to shape the borough through crowdfunded projects. From community gardens to pop-up markets and festivals to art installations, if you have a project idea that will make your local area better. This Autumn we are running a funding round for projects eligible for Fast Track  funding. Come along to this workshop to learn how to refine and present your idea, plan and run a crowdfunding campaign and find out more about the funding round. Sign up for your free place here.

11 September, 12-1pm

Crowdfund London webinar series

Online

You’ve pitched your project to the Mayor, and are in the process of getting it verified. Now is the time to plan your campaign. This webinar will cover who to ask for pledges at each stage in the campaign, how to spread the word locally about your project and how to ‘sell’ your project in the best way. The more planning done beforehand, the smoother the campaign will run!

Crowdfund London gives anyone the opportunity to pitch new ideas – big or small – for community-led projects to make their local area even better. The best ideas could attract a pledge of up to £50,000 from the Mayor towards a local crowdfunding campaign. Campaigns must be run on Spacehive in the autumn and demonstrate local support.

This interactive series of Crowdfund London Lessons will run weekly, covering key campaign tactics and FAQs.

#6 – Planning & communicating your campaign.  Sign up here.

3 September 2018, 18:00 – 19:30
Foyles (A-Canteen on the top floor), 86 Bond Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1GH

The Essex Crowd is a new crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to run crowdfunding campaigns for local projects across the county, and Basildon Borough Council is partnering with this programme to ensure that local residents are given every opportunity and additional support to make their ideas happen. If you are interested in becoming a project creator and being part of our Essex Crowd movement then join us for this interactive workshop to find out all you need know. Register for your free place.

1 August 2018, 18:30 – 20:00
The Gielgud Room, SS14 1DL

The Essex Crowd is a new crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to run crowdfunding campaigns for local projects across the county, and Basildon Borough Council is partnering with this programme to ensure that local residents are given every opportunity and additional support to make their ideas happen. If you are interested in becoming a project creator and being part of our Essex Crowd movement then join us for this interactive workshop to find out all you need know. Register for your free place.

25 July 2018, 13:00 – 14:30
Citizens Advice Gateshead, NE8 1BG

Tyneside Crowd is a new Crowdfunding platform where people can collaborate on creative and innovative projects to improve and celebrate the places where they live, work and study. Projects that show local support are eligible to attract additional funding of up to £5,000 from Tyneside Crowd partners. This is not a regular grants programme so come along to the workshop to learn how you can get involved. Register for your free place.

25 July 2018, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £2million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

19 July 2018, 16:00 – 18:30
Rochester Corn Exchange, ME1 1LS

Crowdfund Rochester is a new crowdfunding initiative for the residents of Rochester to help bring their local projects to life! Whether enhancing high streets, neighbourhoods, or parks, or simply running an event to bring people together, we want to help make it happen.

£50,000 fund has also been created for projects crowdfunding in Rochester. As this is not a regular grants programme, we are running an interactive workshop so you can understand how to get involved. Register for your free place.

18 July 2018, 14:30 – 16:30
The Lyric Centre, W6 0QL

Hammersmith & Fulham Hive is LBHF’s crowdfunding initiative which supports local projects that make Hammersmith & Fulham a great place to live! Join us for our first celebration event where you will hear from our successful project creators and learn how you can get your idea off the ground. Register for your free place.

17 July 2018, 16:00 – 18:80
Artsdepot, N12 0GA

If you have an innovative project that could benefit the whole neighbourhood, running a crowdfunding campaign could help you attract a pledge toward your project of up to £5,000 from Barnet Council to help make it a reality. If you’re interested in creating a project as part of Barnet Together then come along to this workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign. Register for your free place.

9 July 2018, 11:30 – 13:30
Aylesbury Canal Society, HP20 1AP

Our Vale is a new crowdfunding initiative promoted by Aylesbury Vale District Council (AVDC) and Spacehive which gives people the opportunity to create and fund projects to transform shared spaces, inspire visitors and enhance Aylesbury Vale. Join us for the celebratory launch to learn about the program and how you can get involved. Register for your free place.

4 July 2018, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £2million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

20 June 2018, 17:30 – 19:30
Crawley College, RH10 1NR

Crowdfund Crawley is a new community crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to pitch their ideas, big and small, for projects which will make Crawley an even better place to live and do business. Join us for the celebratory launch to learn about the program and how you can get involved. Register for your free place.

30 May 2018, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £2million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

7 June 2018, 11:00 – 12:00
Online

West Sussex is full of people with great ideas who come together to make things happen to improve their communities. The West Sussex Crowd helps to connect those ideas that make a positive difference with supporters, to raise funds to make projects happen.

The Community Infrastructure Fund from West Sussex County Council is being distributed in 3 rounds. The deadline for pitching to round 1 closes on June 6th.

This webinar is for all those projects that have submitted a pitch to the CIF Fund and are now ready to launch their crowdfunding campaign. This is when it gets exciting!

This session will cover:
1. How long to run your campaign for, in line with the dates of your County Local Committee Meetings
2. Tips for marketing your project beyond your core audience
3. How to ask for pledges from individuals and businesses

1st May – 5:30 -7:00pm
Newhampton Arts Centre,  Dunkley Street, WV1 4AN

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities, Wolverhampton has a new way to support local projects. Crowdfund Wolves is Wolverhampton’s new crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to pitch their ideas, big or small, to make Wolverhampton an even better place to live, work, study and visit.

If you are interested in becoming a project creator and being part of our Crowdfund Wolves movement then join us at this interactive workshops to find out all you need know. You will:

  • Learn more about Crowdfund Wolves;
  • Understand the funds available from Spacehive’s partners;
  • Access advice to start creating your campaign plan;
  • Explore how to best market and communicate your project.

Whether your project is big or small, this is your opportunity to learn how you can make a real difference in your local area through Crowdfund Wolves.

Register for free here

9th May – 5:30 -7:00pm
St. Paul’s, 55b Chapel Road, Worthing, BN11 1EE

Want to enhance your neighbourhood? Got an idea that will help your community?

West Sussex Crowd is a new crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to run crowdfunding campaigns for local projects across the county.

There is a fund of £330,000 also available to support your crowdfunding projects from West Sussex County Council.

Come to the launch of this exciting new initiative and you will:

  • Learn about the programme and how you can get involved;
  • Hear about the £330,000 fund available to support projects;
  • Meet successful project creators and access key advice on how to bring ideas to life;
  • Get insight into how you can help support this initiative from promoting to pledging to projects

Whether this is your first time creating a project, you’re a seasoned community organiser, you’re from a local business who wants to get involved or you simply want to play a part in improving West Sussex, this event will tell you everything you need to know to get involved.

Register for free here

17th May – 5:30 -7:00pm
Kestrel Court, Harbour Road, Portishead, BS20 7AN

If you’re interested in creating a project as part of Crowdfund North Somerset then come along to to this workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – if you have an innovative project that could benefit the North Somerset you could attract a pledge of up to £5,000 toward your crowdfunding campaign to help bring it to life. Join us for this interactive workshop and learn how you can play your part in transforming North Somerset!

Register for your free space here.

17th May – 5:30 -7:00pm
Dorsett Hotel, 9 Aldgate High St, EC3N 1AH

Our Aldgate is a new crowdfunding initiative by the City of London enabling all the people who inhabit Aldgate every day to collaborate on amazing unique and creative projects, we can ensure we have a place which everyone loves – whether they live, work, study, worship or play here.

From music festivals to art installations, guerrilla gardening to pop up markets, if you have an idea to make Aldgate even better, this is your opportunity to make it happen. The City of London Corporation has a £30k fund with a maximum pledge of £5,000 available to support projects crowdfunding in Aldgate. If your project fits our criteria, we may be able to help your crowdfunding campaign on its way.

Join us for the launch of this exciting new initiative and you will:

  • Learn about the program and how you can get involved;
  • Hear about the £30,000 fund available to support proejcts;
  • Meet successful projects creators and access key advice on how to bring ideas to life;
  • Get insight into how you can help support this initiative from promoting to pledging to projects

Whether this is your first time creating a project, you’re a seasoned community organiser, you’re from a local business who wants to get involved or you simply want to play a part in Aldgate, this event will tell you everything you need to know to get involved.

Register for free here

25 April 018, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £2million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

28 March 2018, 6pm – 7.30pm

Our Hounslow – Crowdfunding workshop

Isleworth Public Hall, South Street, Isleworth, TW7 7BG

Our Hounslow is a new crowdfunding platform being launched by Hounslow Council to help local people get involved in shaping and improving their local community, so that together we can create vibrant, active and welcoming places for people to live, work and visit. A £50,000 fund has been made available by Hounslow Council to give financial backing to projects.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – no matter what the idea, however big or small, if it makes the borough of Hounslow a better place then we want to help you to make it happen!

This is not a regular grants programme so to help you on your way to getting your project onto Our Hounslow, we are running a workshop. Join us for this interactive workshop and learn all about crowdfunding.

Register for free here.

25 March 2018, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £2million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

12 June 2018, 18:00 – 19:30
The Rochester Corn Exchange, ME1 1LS
 Crowdfund Rochester is a new crowdfunding initiative by Countryside Properties and Hyde which gives people in Rochester the opportunity to create and fund projects which will make Rochester an even better place to live, work, study and visit. Join us for the celebratory launch to learn about the program and how you can get involved. Register for your free place
20 March 2018, 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Lighthouse Media Centre, The Chubb Buildings, Fryer St, Wolverhampton, WV11HT

Please join us for the launch of Crowdfund Wolves, a new platform that connects people, communities and businesses to everything they need to make their idea a reality.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities, if you want to enhance your street or neighbourhood, improve your local park or play area, or simply bring people together, Crowdfund Wolves enables you to create your own crowdfunding project and make a difference together.

We are excited to be launching Crowdfund Wolves as part of Resident’s Week 2018. Light refreshments will be provided.

Register for free here. 

07 March 2018, 11am – 1pm
Hounslow Arts Centre, Treaty Centre, Hounslow High Street, London, TW3 1ES

Our Hounslow is a new community crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to pitch their ideas, big and small, for projects which will make Hounslow an even better place to live, work, study and visit.

Join Cllr Dennison, Ambassador for Our Hounslow and Cabinet Member for Finance and Citizen Engagement at Hounslow Council, for the launch of this exciting new initiative. Also hear  more about the £50,000 available from the council for crowdfunding projects in the borough.

Register for free here. 

01 March 2018, 2pm – 4pm
St Matthews Big Local St Matthews House, 25 Kamloops Crescent, St Matthews Estate, Leicester, LE1 2HX

* Interested in starting your own crowdfunding campaign for your community? Come along to one of our workshops to find out more. We’re holding these at St Matthews Big Local on Thursday 1st March 2018:-
Workshop 1: 9.30-11.30
Workshop 2: 14.00-16.00

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities, Leicester has a new way to support local projects. CrowdFundLeicester is the City Mayor’s new crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to pitch their ideas, big or small, to make Leicester an even better place to live, work, study and visit.

The City Mayor is looking to support ideas in a number of ways. You might be interested in taking on some underused City Council owned land or perhaps pitching to the City Mayor’s Community Engagement Fund. Pledges up to £10,000 are available from that Fund for ideas that really will improve our city for those that need it most. We’re starting to link in with other potential backers too, including St Matthews Big Local who are also looking to support projects which benefit the residents of St Matthews.

Register for free here. 

01 March 2018, 9.30am – 11.30am
St Matthews Big Local St Matthews House, 25 Kamloops Crescent, St Matthews Estate, Leicester, LE1 2HX

* Interested in starting your own crowdfunding campaign for your community? Come along to one of our workshops to find out more. We’re holding these at St Matthews Big Local on Thursday 1st March 2018:-
Workshop 1: 9.30-11.30
Workshop 2: 14.00-16.00

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities, Leicester has a new way to support local projects. CrowdFundLeicester is the City Mayor’s new crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to pitch their ideas, big or small, to make Leicester an even better place to live, work, study and visit.

The City Mayor is looking to support ideas in a number of ways. You might be interested in taking on some underused City Council owned land or perhaps pitching to the City Mayor’s Community Engagement Fund. Pledges up to £10,000 are available from that Fund for ideas that really will improve our city for those that need it most. We’re starting to link in with other potential backers too, including St Matthews Big Local who are also looking to support projects which benefit the residents of St Matthews.

Register for free here

27 February 2018, 10am -12pm
Colchester United Football Club, United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP

Got an idea in mind to improve your local area? Will it bring people together? If your answer is yes to both, then read on…

Essex has a new way to offer funding support to local projects – the Essex Crowd is a crowdfunding movement for you to share your ideas within your local community, amongst your friends or neighbours, or even with local businesses and other interested parties.

Through the Essex Crowd we want to support as many of your ideas as possible, so once your campiagn is live, share widely to gain community backing – pledges start from as little as £2 – and your idea will be in line for a pledge of up to £5,000 from Essex County Council.

Join us for this interactive workshop and you will:

  • Learn how to define your project idea
  • Get tips for presenting your project page clearly
  • Start creating your campaign plan
  • Discover how to identify potential backers
  • Get advice on marketing and communicating your project
  • Receive a free guide to running a successful campaign

Register for free here.

28 February 2018, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £2million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

North Somerset
22 February 2018, 6pm – 8pm
Big Worle Hub, 11 Feniton, Clovelly Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS22 6LN

Note we are hosting two community workshops on the same day, in two locations. The content will be the same for both workshops, please make sure you sign up to the workshop you wish to attend.

  • Workshop 1 at Clevedon Community Centre, between 15:00-17:00. Sign up here.
  • Workshop 2 at the Big Worle Hub, between 18:00-20:00.  Sign up here.

If you’re interested in creating a project as part of Crowdfund North Somerset then come along to to this workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – if you have an innovative project that could benefit the North Somerset you could attract a pledge of up to £5,000 toward your crowdfunding campaign to help bring it to life. Join us for this interactive workshop and learn how you can play your part in transforming North Somerset!

Register for free here.

North Somerset
22 February 2018, 3pm – 5pm
Clevedon Community Centre, 2 Princes Road, Clevedon, BS21 7SZ

Note we are hosting two community workshops on the same day, in two locations. The content will be the same for both workshops, please make sure you sign up to the workshop you wish to attend.

  • Workshop 1 at Clevedon Community Centre, between 15:00-17:00. Sign up here.
  • Workshop 2 at the Big Worle Hub, between 18:00-20:00.  Sign up here.

If you’re interested in creating a project as part of Crowdfund North Somerset then come along to to this workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – if you have an innovative project that could benefit the North Somerset you could attract a pledge of up to £5,000 toward your crowdfunding campaign to help bring it to life. Join us for this interactive workshop and learn how you can play your part in transforming North Somerset!

Register for free here.

Doncaster
21 February 2018, 12pm – 2pm
Cast in Doncaster, Waterdale, DN1 3BU

If you’re interested in creating a project as part of The Doncaster Movement then come along to to this workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – if you have an innovative project that could benefit Doncaster you could attract a pledge of up to £5,000 toward your crowdfunding campaign to help bring it to life. Join us for this interactive workshop and learn how you can play your part in transforming Doncaster!

We want to support as many ideas as possible and can pledge up to £5,000 to campaigns which have backing from the community. If you’re interested in creating a project as part of the Doncaster Movement then come along to find out all you need to know to start your crowdfunding campaign.

Register free here!

Volunteers planting a community growing scheme
30 January 2018, 10am – 12pm
Tower Hamlets Council Town Hall, Room C1 Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, Poplar, London, E14 2BG

If you’re interested in creating a project as part of Our Tower Hamlets then come along to to this workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – if you have an innovative project that could benefit the whole neighbourhood you could attract a pledge of up to £10,000 toward your crowdfunding campaign to help bring it to life. Join us for this interactive workshop and learn how you can play your part in transforming Tower Hamlets! Register free here.

24 January 2018, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £2million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

Volunteers planting a community growing scheme
16 January 2018, 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Crowdfund North Somerset Launch

The Stable, 3-6 Wadham St,
Weston-super-mare, BS23 1JY

Join us for the launch of Crowdfund North Somerset, our new initiative with North Somerset Council. Crowdfund North Somerset will bring together local businesses, the community and the council to raise funds for projects that support the local economy and make local places better. The Council will also be looking to financially support projects which meet set local criteria. Sign up for your place here.

Volunteers planting a community growing scheme
18 January 2018, 5pm – 7pm
The Mansion House, 45 High Street, Doncaster, DN1 1BN

Join us for the launch of The Doncaster Movement, our new initiative with Doncaster Council. The Doncaster Movement will bring together local businesses, the community and the council to raise funds for projects that support the local economy and make Doncaster better. Sign up for your place here.

Barnet and Middlesex - Community Workshop
15 November 2017, 17:30-19:30
Middlesex University London, The Burroughs

Barnet Together have teamed up with Middlesex University to offer an exciting opportunity to project creators to get students involved in their crowdfunding projects. From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – if you have an innovative project that could benefit the whole neighbourhood, launching a crowdfunding campaign can bring your idea to life. As well as attracting financial pledges from Barnet Council, the private sector and other partners in the borough, now you can also work with university students who are looking to volunteer their time and skills to benefit your project; including Social Media, fundraising, graphic design, project management, marketing and Public Relations. Register free here.

The Essex Crowd - Crowdfunding Workshop at Art of the Possible
17 October 2017, 5:30-7pm
Basildon Centre, St Martins Square, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1EE

If you’re interested in creating a project as part of the Essex Crowd then come along to to this Art of the Possible workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – if you have an innovative project that could benefit the whole neighbourhood you could attract a pledge of up to £5,000 toward your crowdfunding campaign to help bring it to life. Join us for this interactive workshop and learn how you can play your part in transforming Essex! Register free here.

Enfield Now - Community Crowdfunding Workshop
27 September 2017, 6-8pm
The Qube, Community Space For Ponders End, 216 High Street, Enfield, EN3 4EZ

If you’re interested in creating a project as part of Enfield Now then come along to to this workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – if you have an innovative project that could benefit the whole neighbourhood you could attract a pledge of up to £5,000 toward your crowdfunding campaign to help bring it to life. Join us for this interactive workshop and learn how you can play your part in transforming Enfield! Register free here.

The Essex Crowd - Launch Event
25 September 2017, 5-7pm
Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Campus, Essex, CM1 1SQ

Join Cllr David Finch, Ambassador for The Essex Crowd and Leader of Essex County Council, for the launch of this exciting new initiative and you will:
– Learn about the new £500,000 fund and how you can get involved
– Meet successful projects and access key advice / lessons on how to bring ideas to life
– Get insight into what you can expect from running a crowdfunding campaign and delivering a local project

Learn more and register free here.

CrowdFund Leicester - Launch Event
20 September 2017, 5.30-7pm
City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Join the City Mayor, Peter Soulsby, for the launch of this exciting new initiative to:

  • Find out more about the pieces of land on offer;
  • Learn about the Community Engagement Fund and how you can get involved;
  • Meet successful projects creators and access key advice on how to bring ideas to life;
  • Get insight into what you can expect from running a crowdfunding campaign and delivering a local project.

Learn more and register free here.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
20 September 2017, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £1million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
30 August 2017, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £1million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

Barnet Together - Community Crowdfunding Workshop
26 July 2017, 5-7pm
Hope Corner, 185 Mays Lane, Barnet, EN5 2DY

If you’re interested in creating a project as part of Barnet Together then come along to to this workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – if you have an innovative project that could benefit the whole neighbourhood you could attract a pledge of up to £5,000 toward your crowdfunding campaign to help bring it to life. Join us for this interactive workshop and learn how you can play your part in bringing Barnet Together! Register free here.

Our Tower Hamlets - Community Crowdfunding Workshop
26 July 2017, 12.30-2pm
Prince’s Trust Morgan Stanley Centre, 124 St Paul’s Way, London E3 4QA

If you’re interested in creating a project as part of Our Tower Hamlets then come along to to this workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – if you have an innovative project that could benefit the whole neighbourhood you could attract a pledge of up to £10,000 toward your crowdfunding campaign to help bring it to life. Join us for this interactive workshop and learn how you can play your part in transforming Our Tower Hamlets! Register free here.

The Essex Crowd - Community Crowdfunding Workshop
24 July 2017, 5-7pm
Essex Outdoors Harlow, Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow, CM20 2QS

If you’re interested in creating a project as part of the Essex Crowd then come along to to this workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – if you have an innovative project that could benefit the whole neighbourhood you could attract a pledge of up to £500 toward your crowdfunding campaign to help bring it to life. Join us for this interactive workshop and learn how you can play your part in transforming Essex! Register free here.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
18 July 2017, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £1million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

Introducing Our Tower Hamlets - Launch Event
3 July 2017, 12.30-2.30pm
Tower Hamlets Professional Development Centre, 229 Bethnal Green Road, E2 6AB

Join Mayor John Biggs for the launch of an exciting new initiative – Our Tower Hamlets – and you will:

  • Learn about the new £120,000 fund and how you can get involved
  • Meet successful projects and access key advice / lessons on how to bring ideas to life
  • Get insight into what you can expect from running a crowdfunding campaign and delivering a local project

Find out more and register free here.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
27 June 2017, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £1million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
7 June 2017, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £1million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

How to Get Started Crowdfunding Workshop - Crowdfund London
22 May 2017, 6-8pm
London’s Living Room, City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA

If you’re interested in creating a project as part of Crowdfund London then come along to to this workshop for all you need to start your crowdfunding campaign.

Whether your idea is big or small, this is your chance to make a real difference in your local area.

City Hall are looking for innovative ideas that benefit the whole neighbourhood and show community support through a vibrant crowdfunding campaign. The best could attract a pledge of up to £50,000 from the Mayor to help you hit your target and bring your idea to life.

Join us for this interactive workshop and you will:

  • Learn how to define your project idea and ensure its eligible for the Mayor
  • Get tips for presenting your project page clearly
  • Start creating your campaign plan
  • Discover how to identify potential backers
  • Get advice on communicating your project idea
  • Receive free guides and resources to run a successful campaign

Find out more and book your free place here.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
17 May 2017, 12-1pm
Online

We have over £1million in funds available exclusively for community crowdfunding projects on Spacehive. So if you’ve got a great idea, we’ve got what you need to bring it to life! From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for projects that make local places better. Through crowdfunding you can raise the profile of your project, gather public support, and raise the money you need to make it happen. Join our webinar and discover the funding on offer along with the skills you need to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. Register free now.

Crowdfund London Project Review Workshop
9 May 2017, 5.30-7.30pm
London’s Living Room, City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA

This workshop is for all projects planning to make a pitch to the Mayor’s fund. The expert advice will help you to elevate your proposal, troubleshoot issues and think through things you may not have considered in detail.

You can get advice on:

  • Getting the whole of your community behind your idea
  • Designing great spaces and adapting buildings
  • Organising your group and building a great team
  • Creating a realistic budget for your project
  • Showing that you are able to make your project happen through a detailed project plan

Find out more and book your free place here.

Warwickshire Together - Community Crowdfunding Workshop
2 May 2017, 1-2.30pm
Northgate House Conference Centre, Warwick, CV34 4JL

From transforming empty storefronts into light installations or creating pop-up markets on quiet streets, civic projects attract people to areas which is great for nearby businesses. When the community crowdfunded a giant water slide for Bristol’s high street, it generated £120,000 in additional revenue for local businesses in just one day!

Join us on the 2nd of May and discover Warwickshire Together, a new £134,000 fund, dedicated to transforming town centres across Warwickshire.

Find out more and book your free place here.

Introducing the Mayor's Crowdfund London Programme 2017 - Ealing
2 May 2017, 6-8pm
The Centre Banqueting, 20 Merrick Rd, Southall, UB2 4AU

Crowdfund London gives you the opportunity to pitch your ideas, big and small, for projects which will make your local area even better. City Hall are looking for innovative ideas that benefit the whole neighbourhood and show community support through a vibrant crowdfunding campaign. The best could attract a pledge of up to £50,000 from the Mayor to help you hit your target and bring your idea to life.

Join us for this interactive workshop and you will:

  • Find out what the Mayor is offering and what you need to do to get involved
  • Learn from successful projects and access key advice / lessons to ensure your idea can succeed
  • Get insight into the exciting journey you’ll begin and what you can expect from running a crowdfunding campaign and delivering a local project

Find out more and book your free place here.

Introducing the Mayor's Crowdfund London Programme 2017 - Tower Hamlets
27 April 2017, 6-8pm
Osmani Centre, 58 Underwood Rd, London, E1 5AW

Crowdfund London gives you the opportunity to pitch your ideas, big and small, for projects which will make your local area even better. City Hall are looking for innovative ideas that benefit the whole neighbourhood and show community support through a vibrant crowdfunding campaign. The best could attract a pledge of up to £50,000 from the Mayor to help you hit your target and bring your idea to life.

Join us for this interactive workshop and you will:

  • Find out what the Mayor is offering and what you need to do to get involved
  • Learn from successful projects and access key advice / lessons to ensure your idea can succeed
  • Get insight into the exciting journey you’ll begin and what you can expect from running a crowdfunding campaign and delivering a local project

Find out more and book your free place here.

Introducing the Mayor's Crowdfund London Programme 2017 - Southwark
26 April 2017, 6-8pm

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