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9 women creating change in their communities

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re bringing you 9 inspirational women making change happen in their communities. Working at ActionFunder, we meet brilliant women leading grassroots change every day of the year. The 9 women featured here have caught our attention for their courage, compassion and community spirit. From helping people get back into […]

Building bridges with ActionFunder

Posted in: Insights

The pandemic revealed both a) the vital role of community and b) the expectation on business to be a force for good. These two come together when businesses can connect with communities and support them to make positive waves, locally. All over the UK, community groups urgently need help to tackle serious local problems. Meanwhile, […]

What’s in a name? 

We’re ActionFunder, the BCorp with 15+ years of experience driving grassroots action by connecting businesses with local communities. We started out as Project Dirt way back in 2005. Then we became Semble. And now we’re ActionFunder. Why all the new names? When we started as Project Dirt, we focused on grassroots, environmental action. When we […]

Guide to impact reporting

Measuring and reporting your impact is a key step in the funding process. It is important for funders to understand exactly how their money has been spent and the incredible impact you have made. It is also important in helping build long term relationships between funders and community groups, meaning that you can spend less […]

Guide to Video Pitching

Video pitches are great! They allow you to connect straight to the funder and better express your passion & creativity.
For funders they are more engaging, memorable, authentic and trustworthy. Here’s how to do them right.