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Crowdfund Birmingham - Learn from our experts

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Learn from our experts in this FREE series for individuals, groups and organisations in Birmingham.

If you're new to crowdfunding and want to learn more about how to make it work for you, you're in the right place! Get the advice you need to start raising money for your idea.

This series, broken down into the three key stages, is suitable for anyone who is thinking about crowdfunding in Birmingham, from charities to social enterprises, sports clubs and community groups. It doesn't matter how much you're trying to raise – the fundamentals to running a successful crowdfund are the same. There will also be an opportunity to get one-to-one guidance for your project.

What's involved?

For each of the three key stages, there is a Crowdfund Birmingham short PDF guide and a live webinar session, where our experts will share their insider knowledge and expertise.

We recommend that you download and read through each guide before joining the corresponding webinar. If you miss one of the live sessions, don't worry - you'll be able to watch it back in your own time. Finally, there is a online Q&A surgery session where you can ask any remaining questions and get tips specifically for your campaign. Using the guides and advice in the webinars, you'll plan, create and run your own Crowdfunder project.

(Please note: This is an online event)


Webinar 1

Planning your project - click here to watch on YouTube now

Using our Crowdfund Birmingham guide to planning your project, you'll learn how to build a strong foundation for your campaign. Join the live webinar session or watch it back later for experts guidance on getting set for success.

Download Part 1

Webinar 2

Creating your project - click here to watch on YouTube now

Find out how to make the perfect Crowdfunder project page with easy-to-follow tips and advice on telling your story and rewarding your supporters. Join the live webinar session or watch it back later for the inside scoop on making your page stand out to the Crowd.

Download Part 2

Webinar 3

Running your project - click here to watch on YouTube now

Get ready to launch with the final part of our Crowdfund Birmingham guide, packed with practical advice on promoting your project. Join the live webinar session or watch it back later for our top tips on connecting with your Crowd.

Download Part 3


Live surgery session @ 4.00pm Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Our crowdfunding experts answer any remaining questions you might have in this online drop-in session. You can leave comments and ask questions in real time, getting the answers you need quickly.

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Get even more money for your project with The Community Innovation Fund

Birmingham City Council is offering seed funding for projects that promote health and wellbeing and encourage a more independent, engaged and connected community.

Local projects can raise money from the Crowd, and then apply for funding from the council’s Community Innovation Fund to make their great ideas happen.

The council could pledge between £100 and £10,000 on crowdfunding projects that address the local priorities.

So if you have got something up your sleeve that’s going to make a real difference in Birmingham, then the council could back you to the tune of up to £10,000, or 50% of your funding total (whichever is the lesser).

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