01/07/2018 - 03/09/2018

Should you pitch to this grant-maker?


You must have started crowdfunding by 14/09/2018 00:00:00 and finish crowdfunding by 17/12/2018 00:00:00.


If you are offered a grant the earliest you'll receive the money is 07/01/2019 and the latest is 01/02/2019


We are interested in:

Sport & Play

Parks & Gardens

Arts & Culture


Food & Farming

Streets & Infrastructure

That will impact:

Helped the environment

Boosted the economy

Increased volunteering, jobs & education

Supported arts, culture & heritage

Promoted activity & leisure

In the following areas:

Greater London

Crowdfund London 2018

Crowdfund London gives you the opportunity to pitch your ideas, big and small, for projects which will make your local area even better. Our £1m fund will be open for pitches in July.

Projects we're interested in funding

The Mayor wants to back projects that:

• Celebrate and strengthen the special character of your area • Respond to a local challenge or opportunity in a creative way 

• Give an unused space a new lease of life 

• Help the local economy

• Give local people lasting skills and opportunities

• Improve environmental sustainability 

• Make everyone in the community feel welcome and involved • attract strong support from the community - shown via a spirited crowdfunding campaign and other evidence


The outcomes of our fund

We want our funds to:

• Empower people

• Make places better

• Grow prosperity


Are you eligible to access this funding?

Projects must: • Be in Greater London • Have clear plan and well considered budget • Be managed by a constituted organisation that represents the local community (if you're an individual, you'll need to partner with an appropriate local organisation) These types of organisation are OK: • Local community group acting inclusively to represent a diverse range of local people • Resident or trader association • Social enterprise • Local charity • Town Team • Neighbourhood Forum • Business Improvement District • School or university • Business - if acting in the community's interest The organisation must take responsibility for delivering the project and: • Be able to enter into legal contracts with the Greater London Authority • Demonstrate clear and representative governance arrangements (your mission statement, who you represent, how you conduct yourselves, your membership, key roles and responsibilities etc) • Provide details of a bank account registered to the organisation • Provide a charity or company number where applicable • Demonstrate that you have the capacity (resources) and determination to deliver We will not fund: • Local services • Proposals that could be equally applicable anywhere (such as Christmas lights) • 'Business as usual' activity (keeping things going that already exist) To apply for a pledge from the Mayor, create a project on Spacehive and you'll be matched to our fund. The sooner you post your idea the better: