MOVEMENTS

WHAT ARE MOVEMENTS?

Movements are communities of project creators and backers who come together to achieve a common goal – from transforming Hull and saving Lidos to creating new green spaces or fueling arts projects.

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DISCOVER MOVEMENTS

Mayor of London
London

Part of what makes London special is the jumble of unique, quirky, human places shaped by local communities. Places that are distinctive. Places you want to explore. Places that make you love London even more. This initiative by the Mayor is aimed at creating more places like this – by helping Londoners to crowdfund innovative project ideas on Spacehive. Projects that boost quality of life and the economy.

Organisations using civic crowdfunding
Greater Manchester
We are looking for great, exciting ideas to make Manchester a better place in which to live, work and play. Manchester City Council wants your ideas to create and improve spaces for everyone to enjoy. Have you got a great project to shape our city? Then upload your idea today!
Better Communities
The United Kingdom

Better Communities is here to support projects which which encourage local people to be active, learn and play together– it could be organising a sporty tournament, improving a community library or creating a new sports league. Upload your project idea now for the chance to get a pledge of up to £5k.

MakeHull
Hull

We want to make Hull a city to be proud of, a great place to live and to visit. Upload your ideas for Hull here, start crowdfunding and you could receive a pledge of up to £5k to help you achieve your goal!

Growing a Greener Britain
The United Kingdom

We want to grow a greener Britain by creating or transforming green spaces across the UK. We will fund inspiring ideas and help make them a reality, so whether you want to spruce up a community garden or build an aquaponic roof-top farm, we want to see your ideas!

York Crowdfunding Workshop
York

Got a brilliant idea for York? Need some funding or support ? York Hive is a fantastic way of creating an inspirational project, which the whole city can help fund and then benefit from. York Hive invites you to create a Project or back a great idea.

Housing Your Ideas
Greater London

We know our residents are at the heart of what makes Hyde neighbourhoods special, so we are looking for creative crowdfunding projects to make your area an even better place to live. Show us your exciting, community-backed projects and we will help promote the best. Transform where you live and add your project today!

Essex Hive
Essex County

The Essex Hive is an online space where communities, businesses, charities, voluntary groups, and public agencies can come together to transform their local area. Whether you want to build a new playground, host a music festival, or refurbish a rural bus shelter – this is the space for you.

Westway Trust Community Grant
Kensington and Chelsea

The Westway Trust Hive is an online platform to support projects delivered in Kensington & Chelsea that will make a demonstrable impact in our priority areas of health, economic opportunity and cultural diversity. We are also keen to encourage local groups to work collaboratively in bringing proposals together. If you’ve got a project idea simply upload it to Spacehive, set your funding target, and join the Movement!

Veolia
Greater London

We want to support projects that inspire people and businesses to do the right thing with their waste, make use of recycled, reused or reclaimed materials, and protect and preserve local resources and environments. Your project could receive up to £1000 cash boost, in kind resources and staff volunteers if needed.

UnLtd supports Spaces 4 Change
England

Our new initiative, Spaces for Change is about improving unused or under used spaces within a community. We want to find, fund, support and connect with young people aged between 16 and 24-years-old. Have you got a great project to shape your community? Then upload your idea today!

Ealing Hive
Ealing

Ealing Hive is a new, exciting way to help enable people shape Ealing through crowd funded projects. Have a great idea? Add a project to the Movement and help make it a reality!

Lewisham Hive
Lewisham

Lewisham is a diverse and exciting borough with many challenges & opportunities. It benefits from a great number of creative organisations & vibrant communities with innovative ideas for making it a great place to live & work. The Movement provides a vehicle for developing new ideas and channeling energy & creativity.

Enfield Hive
Enfield

‘Enfield Hive’ is an ideal platform to help people promote and deliver exciting community projects in Enfield. Whether you are part of a local organisation, community group or are a local resident – this is your opportunity to get your brilliant idea off the ground and make it reality – with the help of crowd funding.

Crowdfunding Fibre
The United Kingdom

BT has teamed up with Spacehive to provide a package of co-funding & support to help hard-to-reach communities get fibre broadband infrastructure quickly – and in a way which is affordable for everyone. This initiative is currently in beta testing mode.

Lewisham Homes Community Fund
Lewisham

Lewisham Homes is an ambitious organisation managing 18,000 homes. We’re proud to be 100% focused on Lewisham and passionate about investing in our neighbourhoods. Our Community Fund kick-starts local projects which benefit our residents. Since 2009 we’ve supported 73 projects and provided more than £200,000 funding.

Basingstoke Voluntary Action
Basingstoke

Islington Hive is a great way of creating an inspirational project which the whole local community can help fund and then benefit from. If you have a great new idea simply add a project to the Islington hive and you’re on your way to making it a reality.

Hackney Spaces
Hackney

Hackney is full of exciting community projects looking for donations and investment. By making a pledge here, you can help make them a success!

London hive
Greater London

Welcome to the London hive! London Councils has created this hive to bring together the diversity of London Spacehive community projects. Maybe you can match your personal passion, good investment sense or corporate social responsibility programme with a local project to create better places and spaces for Londoners.

Heart of Experian in your community
The United Kingdom

The Heart of Experian Charity Fund was set up to help small groups who need our support in tough financial times to become more sustainable. The passion of these smaller groups, along with their determination to make a difference in their local communities, encourages us to fund many exciting civic projects.

Camden Hive
Camden

The borough of Camden is one of London’s most buzzing and diverse places. Yet residents and those who work and play here sizzle with ideas to make it even better. Use the Camden Hive to attract the money and in-kind help you need to make your idea real. Ideas need to be costed, in Camden, and open to the public.

Croydon LIVE
Croydon

Our public spaces are at their best when they are alive. Alive with ideas, ambition, activities, enterprises, events, people, wildlife…Croydon LIVE is here to provide a platform for Croydon’s communities to develop, fund and launch their own projects to create and enliven fantastic new public spaces

LifeSkills created with Barclays
The United Kingdom

LifeSkills improves young people’s life chances and confidence by equipping them with the key 21st century skills. We’re using Spacehive and crowdfunding to get young people running campaigns that develop skills such as marketing a project, writing press releases, creating videos, & pitching to local businesses.

Fund it! St Albans
St Albans

Harness the passion and skills of the people in the city and district of St Albans. This is the place to turn ideas into reality, for our communities to develop and deliver for themselves, for you to back something great.

The Kensington and Chelsea Hive
Kensington and Chelsea

Welcome to The Kensington and Chelsea Hive – an exciting opportunity to allow you to make local civic projects a reality. Share your ideas today!

Have Bold Dreams
Greater London

To enhance the local communities surrounding GSM London campuses and also to enrich the lives of our students through undertaking rewarding civic projects.

Merton Hive
Merton

Want to bring your community projects to life? Merton Hive offers you a space to promote, invest, support and deliver local projects that will help brighten up public spaces in your borough. Merton Hive is the ideal platform to embrace your creativeness and promote your ideas – no matter how big or small.

Southwark Hive
Southwark

This is a place for the people of Southwark to come together and demonstrate their ideas for the borough, using crowdfunding to turn these ideas into real life civic transformations.

A Better Brent
Brent

Brent Hive is all about fun, fresh, new and innovative projects to celebrate the rich diversity and mix in the borough. Through crowd funded projects, we want local communities to help shape their local area. Itching with a great idea? Add a project to Brent’s hive and help make it a reality!

MerseyHive
Liverpool

MerseyHive is the space to find out about & support a range of vibrant, vital or just joyful public space projects throughout the Liverpool City Region. Add your project today – if it’s not fully formed or ready for funding yet, don’t worry, we can work with you to develop it

Hammersmith and Fulham Hive
Hammersmith and Fulham

Welcome to the Hammersmith & Fulham hive! This hive offers a new and creative way for the community to shape the borough through crowd funded projects. Post your project today and start to make it a reality!

The Timberyard Deptford
Greater London

We want to create a vibrant and sustainable community at The Timberyard Deptford. A place for residents to come together to enjoy the great outdoors, meet with neighbours and be part of a long lasting community. Upload your project idea and let’s transform The Timberyard together!

Fund It Hounslow
Hounslow

Hounslow is one of London’s most diverse and exciting boroughs. It is made up of many different communities, which together create Hounslow’s unique character. Hounslow people have a strong sense of belonging to their local community and Fund It Hounslow is all about creating new projects to improve where you live.

Our Big Gig 2015
The United Kingdom

Crowdfund your event right here on Our Big Gig’s Spacehive page and get a £200 pledge from us! Check out the details below to get started.

Islington Hive
Islington

Islington Hive is a great way of creating an inspirational project which the whole local community can help fund and then benefit from. If you have a great new idea simply add a project to the Islington hive and you’re on your way to making it a reality.

Locality
The United Kingdom

Locality believes communities are places of possibility and Spacehive offers an exciting new way of delivering change you want. This initiative will combine Locality’s expertise with the power of crowdfunding to put you in the driving seat of neighbourhood planning. We’ll launch soon so get in touch to take part!

Intelligent Community Challenge
The United Kingdom

The Intelligent Community Challenge brings together UK councils, university students and local communities to develop intelligent and innovative LED lighting-led solutions to urban challenges through the medium of a UK-wide design competition.

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire
LeicesterShire

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire is a place that gets people into volunteering, helps community groups and organisations thrive and provides essential services.

Redbridge Hive
LeicesterShire

Have you got fantastic ideas about how to improve the quality of life of your local community but do not know how to fund it? The Redbridge Hive will show you how to raise funds and attract in-kind support to deliver projects in Redbridge and the Council could make a contribution to your project to make it happen.

Retail for Regeneration
The United Kingdom

Ever shrinking public funds and changing retail are causing our town centres to suffer. Shopping centres increasingly play a central part in community infrastructure and regeneration. We want to take this a step further and partner with all local stakeholders to inject innovation into our town centres.