Promoting your campaign

The key to crowdfunding success is getting lots of people to pledge – identify supporters and plan your strategy

Music room

St John’s CofE Primary School crowdfunded £6,820 for an outdoor music room

Clevertouch for Camelsdale

Camelsdale Primary School smashed their target of £3,000, raising a whopping £7,720 to replace their whiteboards

What makes a good project?

Director of the UK Crowdfunding Association, Jonathan May answers some frequently-asked crowdfunding questions

How to use social media

Use social media to boost the success of your campaign

3D-printing resources

The Forest School beat their crowdfunding target and raised £2,800 for 3D-printing resources

The Crowdfunding Handbook

From preparing your project to thanking donors, this guide gives an overview of what you need to consider

How to write a crowdfunding campaign press release

Publish a press release to boost support for your campaign

The Rewards Guide

Offer rewards to your crowdfunding supporters as an incentive to encourage them to dig a little deeper

Theatre project

Plymouth School of Creative Arts used crowdfunding to raise £6,035 to buy theatre and stage equipment

Campaign schedule

Allow time to plan and prepare, recruit support, launch and engage donors and finish your campaign successfully

Crowdfunding dos & don'ts

These essential tips will help you create a successful campaign

What is crowdfunding?

Get your project funded by running a targeted online crowdfunding campaign

How to create a big-impact video

Boost the success of your campaign with an engaging video

Outdoor learning project

St John's Primary School in Hampshire crowdfunded for an outdoor tree hut and raised £3,045