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  • Finding a Space for your Community Projects

Finding a Space for your Community Project

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 tips from the Mayor of [...]

  • 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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Crowdfunding 101: Designing your project

By |June 15th, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

One of the hugely important elements in determining the success of your project will be ensuring it's well designed. Check out our top tips from the Mayor of [...]

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|

  Account Executive – Spitalfields, London About Spacehive: Spacehive empowers people to shape their towns and cities by crowdfunding projects that make local places better – [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Crowdfunding Stories – Crowdfund London Case Studies

By |April 11th, 2017|Cities, Crowdfunding Tips|

London is a city of small surprises; the market stalls, public gardens, street music, gallery openings and cultural festivals that make it an extraordinary place [...]

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