London Mayor launches Round 3 of crowdfunding pilot

11 Mar 2016 Funding

The Mayor of London and the GLA are launching their third round of their crowdfunding pilot programme with Spacehive, with up to £20k available to each project.

Open to community groups, local charities, social enterprises, resident or trader associations, Business Improvement Districts, Town Teams, schools, Neighbourhood Forums, and other local organisations representing a diverse community, this initiative is backing projects that:

  • are innovative and distinctive
  • make the local area special and build on local character
  • bring an economic and social benefit to the community
  • have strong local support, shown via a vibrant crowdfunding campaign.


You must have started your crowdfunding campaign by 1 May 2016.

For further information visit Spacehive's website.

If you're considering crowdfunding as an option, get a first-hand experience of crowdfunding success at VAL's Fundraising works/2 on Tuesday 22 March 2016. Hear from the owner of Good Food Catford about how she managed to raise £32K through crowdfunding.