Political crowdfunding: changing the face(s) of British Politics

#Elections2024: Powered by the Crowd

We’re the UK’s number one political crowdfunding platform as the UK votes in 2024.

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Do you need to raise funds to stand in your constituency?

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Do you need to raise money for marketing materials?

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Do you want run a national campaign for your central party?

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Are you a non-partisan organisation that wants to make change?

We can help you.

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People-powered politics

2,080

projects to date

£5.8 million

Funds raised so far

162,000

supporters and counting

Why crowdfund for your political campaign?

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Empower your supporters

By encouraging supporters to donate to your political campaign fundraiser, you're allowing them to play an active role in shaping the future of their community or country, creating solidarity among supporters.

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Total transparency

Crowdfunding provides you with a transparent platform for showcasing your campaign finances. Donors can see exactly where their contributions are going, fostering trust and accountability in your candidacy.

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Community support

Political crowdfunding enables you to tap into the power of grassroots support. By reaching out to your community and asking for their backing, you're building a network of dedicated supporters.

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Amplify your efforts

Online political fundraising allows you to reach a wider audience through social media and our crowdfunding platform, allowing you to raise awareness of your campaign and attract new supporters.

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Innovative thinking

Leverage the latest digital political fundraising platforms and technology to position yourself as a forward-thinking candidate capable of navigating the complexities of contemporary politics.

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Powerful dashboards

Access powerful reporting dashboards that show activity from your supporters, including comments, donation sources, rewards, and the conversion rate of your political crowdfunding campaign.

How crowdfunding for political campaigns works

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Set up your page

Create your political campaign fundraising page in minutes - tell your story, explain your plans and set your crowdfunding target.

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Support & guidance

We’re here with a dedicated Knowledge Hub to help you get the absolute best out of your crowdfunder.

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Spread the word

Tell everyone you know about your political fundraising project - friends, colleagues and others in your community can all help.

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Raise funds

Your supporters can donate money to help you reach your fundraising target for your political crowdfunding campaign.

Ready to make a change?

Choose a political party above, or launch your own political fundraising project today to start making a change.

Political projects crowdfunding now

Ready to make a change?

Choose a political party above, or launch your own political fundraising project today to start making a change.

Political crowdfunding FAQs

How does political crowdfunding work?

It’s easy to start a political crowdfunding project with Crowdfunder. All you need to do is:

  • Set up a political fundraising project page
  • Let people know why you’re raising money - tell your story or add a video to connect with supporters
  • Spread the word. Share your crowdfunding project via social media and add it your website to make sure everyone knows about it
  • Raise money and see detailed reports in your crowdfunding dashboard

    What are the benefits of crowdfunding for political campaigns?

    There are lots of benefits to crowdfunding political campaigns, including:

    • Create a community - build a grassroots community of supporters. Ask your crowd for support and nurture a dedicated network of backers
    • Reach more people - share your political campaign fundraiser far and wide using social media
    • Total transparency - see exactly what you’ve raised and show your supports where their money’s going
    • Support from crowdfunding experts - the Crowdfunder team are on hand with support and guidance to help you get the most from your political fundraising project

      Who can set up a political crowdfunding project?

      Political parties and candidates standing for election in both local and national elections can create a political crowdfunding project via Crowdfunder. Independent candidates, as well as those standing for the main political parties are all welcome to use Crowdfunder as their political campaign fundraising platform. Many candidates seek political campaign donations via our fundraising platform in the run up to a General Election, local council elections, or to encourage people to vote tactically. 

        How is the money from political crowdfunding paid out?

        You’ll be able to see the money you’ve raised via your online political fundraising dashboard. The funds will be kept in your fundraising pot until you choose to withdraw them to your nominated account or issued to you once your project finishes

          How do I donate to a political crowdfunding project?

          It’s easy to donate to a political campaign fundraiser via Crowdfunder. View our live projects to find the one you’re looking for, select the project, and click ‘donate’. You can then choose exactly how much you’d like to pledge and leave a comment of support if you’d like to. The person or group running the fundraising campaign will post updates, keeping you informed on their progress.