EVENTS

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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

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
Old Kent Road Studios (next to Camelot School), 135 Bird in Bush Road, London, SE15 1QP

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.

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25 April 2017, 6-8pm
Chiswick Town Hall, Turnham Green, Heathfield Terrace, Chiswick, W4 4JN

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.

Destination Beverley - Community Crowdfunding Workshop
25 April 2017, 2-4pm
Parkway Cinemas – Beverley, Flemingate Shopping Centre, Flemingate, England HU17 0PW

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we’re looking for great ideas that will improve Beverley for family, friends and visitors. By enhancing the Beverley experience we will secure the Town’s future as a vibrant, exciting and fulfilling place to live and visit.

By working together, with your great ideas, we can improve our town, leaving a lasting legacy of which you and the whole community can be proud. Upload your idea to Spacehive and create the project. You will be able to start fundraising towards your target, gaining support from your family, friends and the local community to make your project happen. Destination Beverley will assess each project and the best ones will receive a pledge of up to £5000 towards your goal!

Find out more and book your free place here.

Introducing the Mayor's Crowdfund London Programme 2017 - Hackney
20 April 2017, 6-8pm
Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, London, E8 1EJ

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 - Lewisham
19 April 2017, 6-8pm
St Laurence Centre Catford, 37 Bromley Road, Catford, London, SE6 2TS

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 - Barnet
18 April 2017, 6-8pm
Stonegrove Community Trust, 5 Hayling Way, Edgware, London, HA8 8BN

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 - Enfield
13 April 2017, 6-8pm
Angel Community Centre, London, N18 2JF

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.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
13 April 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 the Mayor's Crowdfund London Programme 2017 - Brent
12 April 2017, 6-8pm
The Library at Willesden Green, 95 High Road, Willesden Green, London, NW10 2SF

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 - Croydon
11 April 2017, 6-8pm
Theatre Utopia, 1 Matthews Yard, Croydon, London, CR0 1FF

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.

Smart Cities
4 April 2017, 9am-5pm
AJ Bell Stadium, 1 Stadium Way, Barton-upon-Irwell, Eccles, Manchester M30 7EY

The Smart Cities Conference 2017 will bring together experts from government and industry to give their views on how smart technology can be used to improve the lives of the 45 million people living in the UK’s town and cities. We’ll be there showcasing some of the amazing impact we’ve already achieved with cities across the UK alongside a wide range of experts offering exclusive insights into how we can transform our urban areas to make them more efficient, more sustainable and safer. Find out more and join us.

Transform Deptford – Community Crowdfunding Workshop
4 April 2017, 6.30-8.30pm
2000 Community Action Centre, 199-201 Grove St, London, SE8 3PG

We want to create a vibrant and sustainable community at The Timberyard Deptford – spaces where locals can come together to enjoy green spaces, meet with their neighbours and be part of a long lasting community. From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities, this is your chance to make your community better! With over £150,000 in funds on offer from our partners Growing a Greener Britain, Better Communities, Veolia and Barclays LifeSkills, it’s never been easier to get your projects funded. Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform the places where you live, work and spend your time. Find out more and join us.

Crowdfunding for physical activity and sports
29 March 2017, 2-3.30pm
National Squash Centre, Gate 13, Rowsley Street, Manchester, M11 3FF

A crowdfunding scheme launched by Manchester City Council is looking to uncover ideas that could transform the city’s parks and green spaces and that can get people more active out-doors.  Projects can be large and small from environmental improvements and outdoor events to community activities and new buildings. Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to support your work and to engage participants and beneficiaries in the process. Find out more and register here.

Crowdfunding local places: a definitive guide for local authorities
16 March 2017, 6-8pm
Urban Innovation Centre, One Sekforde Street, London, EC1R 0BE

Join Future Cities Catapult and Spacehive as we launch a new crowdfunding guide for local authorities.

Cities are increasingly using crowdfunding to democratise the way places are created and funded: from new street markets and revamped playgrounds, to gardens planted on derelict railway lines. This report studies the progress of the first wave of local authorities making use of this approach, highlighting the challenges and opportunities of doing so. Book your place here.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
15 March 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
2 March 2017, 8.30-9.30am
Rural Innovation Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2LG

Join us on the 2nd of March and discover the Warwickshire Towns Fund, a new £134,000 fund, dedicated to transforming town centres across Warwickshire. Learn how community crowdfunding can boost your business and how you can generate the same effect in your town centre. Find out more and register here.

Crowdfunding on Spacehive for Cultural Projects - Briefing Event
28 February 2017, 3-5pm
Centre for Contemporary Chinese Art, Manchester

Join us on Tuesday 28th February for a briefing event for our cultural partners. The event is for cultural organisations that would like to learn how they can use crowdfunding on Spacehive to fundraise for their projects. In addition to raising funds via the local community, Manchester City Council has created a pledge fund to support crowdfunding efforts in Manchester and along with a number of other funders including; Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Growing a Greener Britain and Better.

Projects can be large and small from environmental improvements and outdoor events to community activities and new buildings. Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to support your work and to engage participants and beneficiaries in the process. Find out more and register here.

Social Impact from top to bottom
2 March 2017, 7-9pm
WeWork Paddington, 2 Eastbourne Terrace, London, W2 6LG

Good intentions are everywhere – from individual acts of charity to vast corporate programmes and governmental policy frameworks. But with so many routes to social impact, how should we decide which one is best for us and or decide what good will do the most good? To compare and contrast these perspectives: we’ll explore how stakeholders in different generations are contributing to positive social change; assess the common skills or unique requirements for social innovation; investigate the potential for collaboration across different sectors; and gain perspective on how socially-minded change makers can best contribute as citizens, stakeholders and co-creators. Find out more and register here.

Veolia’s Recycling Fund for Communities - Crowdfunding Workshop
23 February 2017, 6-8pm
Jurys Inn, Wellesley Road, Croydon, CR0 9XY

We have £50,000 available to support local crowdfunding projects that:

  • Inspire people and businesses to do the right thing with their waste
  • Make use of recycled, reused or reclaimed materials
  • Protect and preserve resources or enhance local environments

Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform your local area and receive up to a thousand pounds towards your recycling project. Find out more and register here.

Veolia’s Recycling Fund for Communities - Crowdfunding Workshop
22 February 2017, 6-8pm
The Bridge Renewal Trust Within Laurels Healthy Living Centre, 256 Saint Ann’s Road, London, N15 5AZ

We have £50,000 available to support local crowdfunding projects that:

  • Inspire people and businesses to do the right thing with their waste
  • Make use of recycled, reused or reclaimed materials
  • Protect and preserve resources or enhance local environments

Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform your local area and receive up to a thousand pounds towards your recycling project. Find out more and register here.

York - Crowdfunding Workshop
17 February 2017, 10am-12pm
Make It York, 1 Museum St, York, YO1 7DT

This interactive workshop will teach you how to run a crowdfunding campaign to improve a space or place. If you’re interested, come along, discover over £8k in funds on offer and learn the skills behind the power of community cooperation for turning local ideas into realities. Register for your free place here.

Veolia’s Recycling Fund for Communities - Crowdfunding Workshop
16 February 2017, 6-8pm
Stockwell Community Centre, 1 Studley Road, London, SW4 6RA

We have £50,000 available to support local crowdfunding projects that:

  • Inspire people and businesses to do the right thing with their waste
  • Make use of recycled, reused or reclaimed materials
  • Protect and preserve resources or enhance local environments

Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform your local area and receive up to a thousand pounds towards your recycling project. Find out more and register here.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
15 February 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.

Veolia’s Recycling Fund for Communities - Crowdfunding Workshop
15 February 2017, 6-8pm
Cole Court Lodge, 150 London Rd, Twickenham, TW1 1HD

We have £50,000 available to support local crowdfunding projects that:

  • Inspire people and businesses to do the right thing with their waste
  • Make use of recycled, reused or reclaimed materials
  • Protect and preserve resources or enhance local environments

Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform your local area and receive up to a thousand pounds towards your recycling project. Find out more and register here.

Veolia’s Recycling Fund for Communities - Crowdfunding Workshop
9 February 2017, 6-8pm
The Sundial Centre, Shipton St, London, E2 7RU

We have £147,000 in funds (including £50,000 from Veolia!) to support local crowdfunding projects that:

  • Inspire people and businesses to do the right thing with their waste
  • Make use of recycled, reused or reclaimed materials
  • Protect and preserve resources or enhance local environments

Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform your local area and receive up to a thousand pounds towards your recycling project. Find out more and register here.

Veolia’s Recycling Fund for Communities - Crowdfunding Workshop
8 February 2017, 6-8pm
Wasps Great Hall, Twyford Avenue Sports Ground, Acton, London, W3 9QA

Got an idea that could make your local area even better? Spacehive can help.

From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities – we have £147k in funding (including a £50k recycling fund from Veolia!) to support community crowdfunding projects.

Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform Ealing! Find out more and register here.

Transforming Croydon – Community Crowdfunding Workshop
26 January 2017, 4.30-8pm
RISE, 231 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4EN

Manchester City Council and idVerde charity Growing a Greener Britain want to support local communities in the city make their local parks and green spaces even better through crowdfunding. Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform the green spaces where you live. If you have a great idea for improving your local park or want to support people who do then come along and learn how crowdfunding can help! Find out more and register here.

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

From putting on street festivals to pop up markets, the possibilities are endless. Crowdfunding has been used to raise the profile of projects, gather public support, and raise the money needed to make it happen. Learn the skills behind running a successful crowdfunding campaign and turn your idea into a reality. Register free now.

Transforming Croydon – Community Crowdfunding Workshop
17 January 2017, 2-3.30pm
Croydon Community Centre, London

Technology is giving people more power and tools to make change happen, and they have been coming up with amazing ideas to make their spaces even better places to be. So can we do the same, and make Croydon more exciting? Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform the places where you live, work and spend your time. Find out more and register here.

Transform Lewisham - Community Crowdfunding Workshop
8 December 2016, 6pm-8pm
Corbett Residents Association Community Library/Torridon Road Community Library, Torridon Road, London, SE6 1RQ

We have more than £300,000 available to support crowdfunding projects in Lewisham from our partners at the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Lewisham Homes, Growing a Greener Britain, Hyde Housing, Lendlease and the GLL.  Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform the places where you live, work and spend your time. If you have a project idea for improving your area or want to support people who do then come along and learn how crowdfunding can help! Find out more and register here.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
7 December 2016, 12-1pm
Online

From putting on street festivals to pop up markets, the possibilities are endless. Crowdfunding has been used to raise the profile of projects, gather public support, and raise the money needed to make it happen. Learn the skills behind running a successful crowdfunding campaign and turn your idea into a reality. Register free now.

Our Manchester
6 December 2016, 4.30-6pm
RISE, 231 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4EN

This session is for those who are actively developing a crowdfunding campaign. It is an informal session designed to share and discuss challenges and plans. We will also discuss how to apply for a match pledge from one of the funders on Spacehive. Book a free place.

York Crowdfunding Workshop
1 December 2016, 2pm-4pm
Make It York, 1 Museum St, York, YO1 7DT

This interactive workshop will teach you how to run a crowdfunding campaign to improve your local area. If you’re interested, come along and learn how to use the power of community cooperation to turn your idea into a reality. Register for your free place here.

Crowdfunding workshop Essex
30 November 2016, 6pm-8pm
Montague Public Hall, Hounslow, TW3 1LD

Do you and your neighbours have a great idea that will improve your neighbourhood, but don’t know how to raise the money to make it happen? Come along and learn how to turn your brilliant ideas into reality! Hounslow Council’s new programme  Fund It Hounslow is an exciting way to join with your friends, family and neighbours to make your community a better place! Find out more and register here.

29 November 2016, 7pm
The Mulberry Centre, Amersham Way, London, SE14 6LE

Come and unlock the mysteries of crowdfunding for your community projects, vote on Assembly projects and learn about the new Timberyard crowdfunding initiative at the New Cross Assembly Market Place Event . Find out more here.

Crowdfunding workshop Essex
25 November 2016, 10am-1.30pm
County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH

As part of the Essex Hive, communities can draw on support, finances and resources from every available source; businesses, charities, local authorities, private citizens – any individual or organisation with an interest in improving an area can benefit from using the hive. At this half day workshop you will hear from experts and users alike, get firsthand support help on how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign, and leave the event with an idea ready to be loaded onto the Essex Hive. Find out more and register for free now.

Volunteers planting a community growing scheme
24 November 2016, 6-8pm
InSpire at St Peter’s, The Crypt, St Peter’s Church, Liverpool Grove, London, SE17 2HH

Do you have an idea to make Southwark more exciting? Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform the places where you live, work and spend your time. Book a free place.

Our Manchester
21 November 2016, 11-12.30pm
RISE, 231 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4EN

This session is for those who are actively developing a crowdfunding campaign. It is an informal session designed to share and discuss challenges and plans. We will also discuss how to apply for a match pledge from one of the funders on Spacehive. Book a free place.

Southwark Meet the Funders
17 November 2016, 1.30-4.30pm
Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, London, SE5 0HF

Do you want your next funding application to tick the right boxes? Then join us to get an insider’s knowledge of what funders want – by speaking to them in person all under one roof. The Spacehive team are coming to Southwark’s Meet the Funders event on the 17th of November and would love to meet you! Find out more about the event and register here.

Smart City Expo
15-17 November 2016
Gran Via Venue, Barcelona

Smart City Expo World Congress is the international summit of discussion about the link between urban reality and technological revolution. We’re a partner of the Mayor of London at his stand at the Smart City Expo in Barcelona, along with other innovative organisations, in November this year. We’re looking forward to showcasing our smart city services and our role in the vibrant tech ecosystem in London!. Learn more here.

Make Hull Crowdfunding Workshop
15 November 2016, 6pm-7.30pm
Fruit – 62-63 Humber Street , Hull, HU1 1TU

This interactive workshop will teach you how to run a crowdfunding campaign to improve a space or place. If you’re interested, come along! And learn the skills behind the power of community cooperation for turning local ideas into realities. Register for your free place here.

Make Hull Crowdfunding Workshop
15 November 2016, 12pm-1.30pm
Fruit – 62-63 Humber Street , Hull, HU1 1TU

This interactive workshop will teach you how to run a crowdfunding campaign to improve a space or place. If you’re interested, come along! And learn the skills behind the power of community cooperation for turning local ideas into realities. Register for your free place here.

York Crowdfunding Workshop
11 November 2016, 10am-3pm
58 Underwood Road, London, E1 5AW

This workshop will explore how businesses in Tower Hamlets can seek out long term relationships, improve outcomes and work closely with local communities to deliver their objectives. The day will be made up of a plenary session and 4 parallel thematic workshops, each of which will be run twice to allow delegates to attend those they are interested in. Register for your free place here.

York Crowdfunding Workshop
28 October 2016, 10am-12pm
Make It York – 1 Museum St, York, YO1 7DT

This interactive workshop will teach you how to run a crowdfunding campaign to improve a space or place. If you’re interested, come along! And learn the skills behind the power of community cooperation for turning local ideas into realities. Register for your free place here.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
27 October 2016, 5.30-8.30pm
Impact Hub Birmingham, Walker Building, 58 Oxford St, B5 5NY

Spaces for Change (S4C) is an England wide programme that will find, fund, support and connect young people aged 16-24 to start and run social ventures that unlock the potential of unused or under-utilised spaces for the benefit of the local community, especially other young people. If you would like to find out more about the project, including the process around being funded, then be sure to register and attend the launch party. Register free here.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
26 October 2016, 12-1pm
Online

From putting on street festivals to pop up markets, the possibilities are endless. Crowdfunding has been used to raise the profile of projects, gather public support, and raise the money needed to make it happen. Learn the skills behind running a successful crowdfunding campaign and turn your idea into a reality. Register free now.

Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
19 October 2016, 11.30am-1.30pm
Shoreditch Town Hall, 80 Old St, London EC1V 9LT
In the session “The role of traditional funders in crowdfunding”, the panel will be discussing grants, match funding – what’s happening at the moment in the civic funding space and how to access this sort of finance. Chaired by Nesta, the panel will include Jason Nuttall, talking about Crowdfunder, councils & their work with Nesta, Ben Warren, Big Society Capital, talking about fund distribution & their work and Chris Gourlay, Founder of Spacehive, talking about the Mayor of London’s crowdfunding programme. Find out more and register here.
CROWDFUNDING: WHAT IF CONSUMERS' APPETITE FOR INVESTING IN BRICK AND MORTAR WAS CHANNELED DIRECTLY INTO CROWD FUNDING OR CROWD INVESTING SOLUTIONS?
19 October 2016, 4-4.45pm
The Olympia, Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX
Panel discussion looking at the reasons for the rise and effectiveness of crowdfunding as a source of real estate investment and development finance.  Experts will debate whether crowdfunding can really compete with the more traditional lenders to real estate.  Is it an efficient, short-term answer to development funding problems? Register for the MIPIM Conference here. 
Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
19 October 2016, 6-8pm
Burnt Oak Leisure Centre, Watling Ave, Edgware HA8 0NP
The GLL are working with Spacehive to give you a place to crowdfund your exciting ideas and we will support the best with funds, skills or stuff to help make them happen! Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform the places where you live, work and spend your time. If you have a project idea for improving your area or want to support people who do then come along and learn how crowdfunding can help! Find out more and register here.
Social Saturday
15 October 2016, 2-4pm
Windrush Leisure Centre, Witan Way, Witney OX28 4YA
Social Saturday on 15 October is a UK-wide day of activity to celebrate and raise awareness of British social enterprises – businesses trade for a social or environmental purpose, reinvesting their profits for good. Join GLL and Spacehive in the Witney to learn more about GLL’s work as a social enterprise and to get involved with their ‘Better Communities’ crowdfunding initiative.
Webinar - How to run a crowdfunding campaign
14 October 2016, 9.30-1.30pm
The Waiting Room, Queen St, Colchester

As part of the Essex Hive, communities can draw on support, finances and resources from every available source; businesses, charities, local authorities, private citizens – any individual or organisation with an interest in improving an area can benefit from using the hive. At this half day workshop you will hear from experts and users alike, get firsthand support help on how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign, and leave the event with an idea ready to be loaded onto the Essex Hive. Find out more and register for free now.

Our Manchester Launch Event
14 October 2016, 10-12.30pm
Great Places Housing Group, Southern Gate, 729 Princess Road, Manchester, M20 2LT

Anyone can make great ideas happen through crowdfunding! What could you or your organisation do to make to transform Manchester’s parks, open spaces and other areas of the city? Come to this practical workshop and find out about our crowdfunding programme, how match pledging works and what makes for a successful campaign. Find out more and register here.

York Crowdfunding Workshop
30 September 2016, 10am-12pm
Make It York – 1 Museum St, York, YO1 7DT

This interactive workshop will teach you how to run a crowdfunding campaign to improve a space or place. If you’re interested, come along! And learn the skills behind the power of community cooperation for turning local ideas into realities. Register for your free place here.

Organisations using civic crowdfunding
28 September 2016, 11-1pm
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce – Elliot House 151 Deansgate , Manchester, M3 3WD
Join us for a panel discussion and learn how organisations, including Manchester City Council and Growing a Greener Britain, are using civic crowdfunding to increase their impact, reduce barriers to entry and attract more interesting and innovative projects.
Find out more and register here.
Our Manchester Launch Event
22 September 2016, 1-3pm
Great Places Housing Group, Southern Gate, 729 Princess Road, Manchester, M20 2LT

Anyone can make great ideas happen through crowdfunding! What could you or your organisation do to make to transform Manchester’s parks, open spaces and other areas of the city? Come to this practical workshop and find out about our crowdfunding programme, how match pledging works and what makes for a successful campaign. Find out more and register here.

Organisations using civic crowdfunding
22 September 2016, 12-1pm
Online

Want to increase the impact of your grants? Looking for new ideas to liven up an area? Want to engage and excite the wider community in the process?

Join Niraj Dattani, Head of Community Development at Spacehive, and learn how local authorities, businesses, membership bodies and grant-makers, including the Mayor of London, are using civic crowdfunding to increase their impact. Register free here.

E3M ALCHEMY: PARTNERSHIPS FOR SUCCESS IN TRANSFORMING LOCAL SERVICES
21 September 2016, 9-5pm
Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street, South Bank, SE1 9NH, London

This is an event that will explore the ‘art of the possible’ in the transformation of local public services. It’s a unique event with: senior public service commissioners, leaders of commercial social enterprises, and social investors coming together to share perspectives and to think in new ways about local solutions. You’ll leave with new and practical  ideas about how to approach local challenges, and you’ll have a range of useful contacts and potential new partners to realise your ambitions. Register to attend here.

Hull Meet the Funders
21 September 2016, 1-5pm
Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LB

Some of the UK’s biggest trusts, foundations and funding bodies for arts and culture are heading to Hull this month in an event organised by Hull 2017. The event will give artists, creatives and community groups the chance to meet funders and get a head start on their next funding application.

The event will be an opportunity to find out more about what kinds of funding are available but also to hear tips from organisations who have had bids successfully approved in the past. Find out more and register here.

Workshop: What makes a good crowdfunding campaign?
7 September 2016, 2pm-4pm
Westway Trust, 1 Thorpe Close, W10 5XL, London

Spacehive will be coming to the Westway Trust to teach people how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign to improve a space or place. If you’re interested, come along! We want to make Kensington & Chelsea, and especially the area around the Westway, a place to be proud of. A great place to live and to visit. Find out more about the  Westway Community Grants and join us for this interactive workshop to bring your ideas to life. Register free here.

Make Hull Crowdfunding Workshop
23 August 2016, 6pm-9pm
Fruit – 62-63 Humber Street , Hull, HU1 1TU

This interactive workshop will teach you how to run a crowdfunding campaign to improve a space or place. If you’re interested, come along! And learn the skills behind the power of community cooperation for turning local ideas into realities. Register for your free place here.

Make Hull Crowdfunding Workshop
11 August 2016, 6pm-9pm
Starbucks, St Stephens Centre, Ferensway, Hull HU1 3UF

Join us for a Bloggers Breakfast at Starbucks in Hull to learn about a fantastic new campaign called #MakeHull. #MakeHull is a campaign promoted by Hull businessmen who have joined forces with Spacehive, a crowdfunding platform, with the aim to empower local people with creative projects to bring Hull’s civic environment to life. Register for your free place here.

Volunteers planting a community growing scheme
9 August 2016, 6-8pm
White City Community Centre, India Way, London W12 7QT

Do you have an idea to make Hammersmith & Fulham more exciting? Join us to learn how you can use crowdfunding to transform the places where you live, work and spend your time. Book a free place.

Organisations using civic crowdfunding
3 August 2016, 12-1pm
Online

Want to increase the impact of your grants? Looking for new ideas to liven up an area? Want to engage and excite the wider community in the process?

Join Niraj Dattani, Head of Community Development at Spacehive, and learn how local authorities, businesses, membership bodies and grant-makers, including the Mayor of London, are using civic crowdfunding to increase their impact. Register free here.

Crowdfunding at City Hall Event
29 June 2016, 5.30-8.30pm
London’s Living Room, City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA

Project creators taking part in the Mayor’s Crowdfunding Programme get the chance to pitch their project ideas with the winners of a mayoral pledge being announced as part of this exciting event. Spaces strictly limited. RSVP for an exclusive invitation.

The future of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding
27 June 2016, 6-8.30pm
Kohn Pedersen Fox, 7A Langley St, London, WC2H 9JA

Can crowdfunding better connect City Hall with London communities? Join the Greater London Authority and Centre for London for a panel discussion on the future of crowdfunding and civic participation in London. Book a free place…

Volunteers planting a community growing scheme
16 June 2016, 6-8pm
The Town ART Cafe Bar, London

Technology is giving people more power and tools to make change happen, and they have been coming up with amazing ideas to make their spaces even better places to be. So can we do the same, and make Enfield more exciting? Book a free place…

19 April 2016, 6pm
Brent CVS, Rutherford Way, Wembley, HA9

Have you ever looked at a nearby green space and thought it could be livened up? Or maybe you’ve got an idea to improve a publicly used building or to install some public art. Building a Better Brent is about helping you share and gain support support for these ideas using Spacehive.

Community music festival
31 March 2016, 6.30pm
St Philip’s Church, Earls Court Road, London, W8 6QH

Spacehive will be coming to Kensington and Chelsea to teach people how to run a crowdfunding campaign to improve a space or place. If you’re interested, come along! And learn the skills behind the power of community cooperation for turning local ideas into realities.