Crowdfunding

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Hope Fashion asks fans to donate £100 or more to stop it collapsing
Brand focused on clothes for women in their 50s and older says it will fail without fundraising

Joanna Partridge

30, Jan, 2023 @5:43 PM

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‘Treated like a chump’: Wild Beer Co’s collapse leaves bitter taste for backers
Five years on from £1.76m crowdfunding, some feel misled after plans for destination venue unravelled along with the firm itself

Robin Eveleigh

17, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘A joke that went out of control’: crowdfunding weapons for Ukraine’s war
In just nine hours, the Prytula Foundation raised $5.5m from private donors to buy 50 FV103 Spartans used by the British Army

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

03, Nov, 2022 @2:15 PM

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Ukraine crowdfunding raises almost $10m in 24 hours to buy kamikaze drones
Money raised after wave of Russian strikes on Ukrainian cities on Monday will be used to support army

Daniel Boffey in Kyiv

12, Oct, 2022 @9:58 AM

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Race is on to revive much-loved London gay pub the Joiners Arms
Stars including Stephen Fry and Joe Lycett join forces to help campaigners fundraise for UK’s first community-run queer venue

Rupert Neate

30, Jul, 2022 @12:16 PM

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The drone operators who halted Russian convoy headed for Kyiv
Special IT force of 30 soldiers on quad bikes is vital part of Ukraine’s defence, but forced to crowdfund for supplies

Julian Borger

28, Mar, 2022 @4:00 AM

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How your holidays can help the people of Ukraine
The travel industry has moved quickly to support refugees from Ukraine and British holidaymakers can play a major role

Gemma Bowes

15, Mar, 2022 @12:50 PM

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Queensland and NSW floods: what you can do to help affected communities
Is it better to donate to established charities such as the Red Cross or to crowdfunding campaigns? And should you give money, or goods?

Calla Wahlquist

10, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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The whole world should be worried by the ‘siege of Ottawa’. This is about much more than a few anti-vaxx truckers | Arwa Mahdawi
How did this ‘grassroots’ rebellion paralyse the Canadian capital? With funding from the far right and a boost from Facebook misinformation, writes Guardian columnist Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

08, Feb, 2022 @3:39 PM

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Ottawa protesters turn to Christian crowdfunding site after GoFundMe snub
GoFundMe blocked fundraising after Canadian city declared emergency over protests against vaccine mandates

Kari Paul

08, Feb, 2022 @12:12 AM

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Universal credit claimants turn to crowdfunding to meet living costs
Faced with benefit cuts, illness and soaring bills, people are raising funds on sites such as GoFundMe

Suzanne Bearne

29, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Crowdfunding offers the UK’s independent booksellers a pandemic lifeline
As local bookshop numbers grow, readers have come together to back them in Crickhowell, Brighton and Buckley

Alison Flood

06, Dec, 2021 @4:50 PM

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