Here’s the link to Wigan Council’s new internal Crowdfunding Webpage giving details about how Crowdfunding works:
https://www.wigan.gov.uk/Council/The-Deal/Deal-Communities/Crowdfunding.aspx please signpost anyone who is interested in Crowdfunding here, it contains all the information they need as well as training and guides.
There is also an option for people to register their interest to attending a workshop or find out more information.
In terms of changes here are the main ones to be aware of:
- Wigan Council will pledge up to 25% of the project target to a maximum of £1,000.
- Offline Crowdfunding can be uploaded to your Crowdfunding page however proof can be requested of this.
- Targets over £1,000 will require a minimum of 20 different supporters to receive match funding.
- Projects must align with at least one of the council’s #BeKind campaign priorities:
Here is the link to set up on Crowdfunder UK with all the eligibility and priorities https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/funds/wigan