In challenging times for community groups, Crowdfund Wales hits £2m funding landmark.

From Holyhead to Hirwaun and Mold to Mumbles, and through economic challenges, government cuts and the Covid pandemic, since 2016 Crowdfund Wales has supported over 450 grassroots organisations across the length and breadth of the country to support their communities. And now Localgiving, the organisers of the fund are proud to announce that the total distributed has passed over £2million. Crowdfund Wales over the past six years has helped organisations across all 22 counties to explore online fundraising, access grants and succeed at growing their income sustainably to support community…

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Localgiving announces £1m Coronavirus Fund

Localgiving is delighted to announce the launch of the £1m Coronavirus Fund. The campaign will be the largest ever match fund delivered by Localgiving, resulting in over £2m being distributed to charities and community groups working to support beneficiaries across England that have been adversely affected by COVID-19. Organisations can benefit from an unlimited amount of funding in three easy steps: Joining the Localgiving fundraising platform Completing a short 15 minute fund application form Securing donations through the Localgiving platform during the match funding campaign Donations will be matched from…

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£300k Distributed To Local Charities Through Magic Little Grants Fund

Localgiving has awarded 600 Grants worth £297k to local charities and community groups since the launch of its latest Magic Little Grants Fund in March. Through its Magic Little Grants Fund, funded by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery,Localgiving provides £500 grants to small, local charitable groups who deliver projects that support and inspire people to participate in sports or physical activities. The 2019 Magic Little Grants Fund is the largest to date, thanks to an award of £550,000 from Postcode Community Trust. Localgiving and Postcode Community Trust are delighted…

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Best-Selling Author Crowned Local Hero 2019 Champion

453 fundraisers have raised over £160,000 for 209 local charities and community groups from across the UK through Localgiving’s annual fundraiser competition Local Hero. This year’s competition was won by the Sunday Times Best-Selling author, Ben Kane. Ben, a specialist in historical-fiction, used the competition to bring his passion for the Roman Empire to life. Ben Kane walked the length of Hadrian’s wall in full centurion attire, accompanied by his 12 year old son. The author secured an incredible 218 unique donations for his walk, raising over £10k including £1000…

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Magic Little Grants Fund 2019 to Support Hundreds of Local Charities with £500 Grants

Localgiving is delighted to announce the launch of its latest Magic Little Grants Fund. Through the Magic Little Grants Fund, Localgiving distributes £500 grants to local charities and community groups, with an annual income under £250,000, that support and inspire people to participate in sports or exercise, with the primary aim of improving the physical health of participants. Magic Little Grants 2019 is funded by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Thanks to an award of £550,000 from Postcode Community Trust, meaning this will be the biggest Magic Little Grants…

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