Each year on 24th January the world celebrates the power of learning on the International Day of Education. Although we typically think of classrooms full of children when we think of education, actually, we know how much meaningful learning happens outside of the classroom and in the community. Without inclusive and equitable quality education and […]
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Join our monthly drop-in to ask any questions about the ActionFunder platform! The ActionFunder team is gathering with community groups and charities monthly to talk about ActionFunder, answer any questions you might have and give you a tour of the website! This event is suitable for community groups already using ActionFunder and wondering how to […]
In a recent series of ActionFunder workshops, Corinna Hartwig (aka The Funding Dr) took us through where to access funding, addressing each key pillar in turn. While Grant funding (pillar two) is a great way to generate income for individual projects, it’s important that your organisation’s funding strategy includes a mix of pillars. These might […]
We have explored the four main funding streams for charities and community groups in a previous article: donations, grants, contracts and selling goods and services. There are other ways for groups to generate an income. Let’s take a deep dive into three additional pillars. Additional pillar one – Shares If the legal model of your […]
We’ve seen hundreds of funding applications. And we’ve spoken to hundreds of people trying to find funding for their charitable projects. These 10 top tips are the result of everything we’ve learnt. Keep them in mind when you’re trying to get funding on ActionFunder, or anywhere else! Don’t forget that applying for funding on ActionFunder […]
In a recent workshop, Corinna Hartwig (aka The Funding Dr) explained how to build a funding strategy that sets you up to economise and budget for success. Watch the workshop recording and have a look at the slides from the session to get to know your capital costs from your revenue costs and come away […]
A bit about us ActionFunder has been built by the team behind Semble, the BCorp that brings businesses and communities together to make change happen from the grassroots up. Over the last 10 years we have run dozens of campaigns for major UK brands such as Persil, Carling & Iceland Foods and have established a […]
Climate conference vs climate action November was a big month for the climate. But while the world’s leaders gathered at COP26 to debate and plan climate policy, we’re keen to see real action as well as words. We need actions on the ground to build a decarbonised economy and revive thriving natural habitats. Communities are […]
It’s official. Giving back locally isn’t just good for your community. It’s good for your business too. We’re talking not only a better world around you, but also better hires, happier staff and bigger profits. Here are just a few stats to ponder: • 83% would be more loyal to a company that helps them […]
ActionFunder, the new funding platform has launched with the aim to make it easier and quicker than ever for firms to channel funds to community grassroots activity that matter to their business, people and customers.