Chuffed Crowdfunding Academy

Tips, case studies, videos and lessons from 1000s of successful social cause crowdfunding campaigns

Our guide to crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is a new way for you to raise money online for your not-for-profit, charity, social enterprise, community project or person in need.

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The Ultimate Crowdfunding Guide for Health Charities

How Tos
At Chuffed.org, we want to see our awesome campaigners run the most successful crowdfunding campaigns they possible can and we know how important a crowdfunding campaign page is to crowdfunding success. This guide for health charities explains how to create strong campaign pages that underpin successful crowdfunding campaigns.  
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The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding for Environmental Charities

How Tos
At Chuffed.org, we want to see our awesome campaigners run the most successful crowdfunding campaigns they possible can and we know how important a crowdfunding campaign page is to crowdfunding success. This guide for environmental conservation and advocacy organisations explains how to create strong campaign pages that underpin successful crowdfunding campaigns.  
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The Top 10 Animal Welfare Crowdfunding Campaigns

Inspiration
At Chuffed.org, we are privileged to see amazing campaigns launch every day. These are the Top 10 Animal Welfare Crowdfunding Campaigns - the ones that have raised the most money for their awesome projects and initiatives with Chuffed.org. 
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The Top 5 Environment Crowdfunding Campaigns

Inspiration
At Chuffed.org, we are privileged to see amazing campaigns launch every day. These are the Top 5 Environment Crowdfunding Campaigns - the ones that have raised the most money for their awesome projects and initiatives with Chuffed.org. 
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Video series:
Intro to Crowdfunding

Our nine-part video series to guide you through getting your social cause project up and running.

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Case Studies

Learn from our most successful campaigners. We deconstruct what they did and how they did it.

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Upcoming events

Apr
18
'18
Impact Hub Brixton, Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, London, SW9 8PQ

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Apr
19
'18
Impact Hub Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, , London, England, GB

An 8 Week Crowdfunding Bootcamp for charities, social entrepreneurs and individuals looking to raise their impact by running a successful crowdfunding campaign. Apply Now Are you looking to build and launch a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for your social cause and build a community who are emotionally and financially invested in its success? We have partnered with the award-winning consultants at Crowdfund 360 to run a practical and highly interactive crowdfunding training program in London, for anyone interested in building and launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for their social cause and activate the benefits of this powerful...

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Apr
25
'18
LES VOISINS, 105 Voisins, Route des Jeunes 105A, 1227 Carouge, Genéve, Genéve, CH

Le crowdfunding pour mon projet social? A la découverte des différentes stratégies à succès pour financer mon projet – organisé par Les Voisins et Chuffed.org! Vous avez une idée pour générer de l’impact positif autour de vous, un projet qui vous passionne et que vous aimeriez développer ? Vous avez déjà entendu parler du crowdfunding mais ne savez pas dans quelle mesure il peut s’appliquer à votre projet ? Alors venez nous rejoindre et découvrir toutes les différentes facettes du crowdfunding ! Qu’est-ce que le crowdfunding ? Appelé aussi financement participatif en français, le crowdfunding fait partie d’une nouvelle génération...

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Apr
26
'18
Foundation for Young Australians Hub, Level 2, 21-27 Somerset Place , Melbourne, Vic, AU

Chuffed.org is one of the leading (free!) global crowdfunding platforms for not-for-profits and social enterprises. Chuffed is funded by the Telstra Foundation and Blackbird Capital and our fundraising alumni include organisations such as: Greyhound Rescue NSW - $30,000 raised TwoGood - $103,955 raised The Wayside chapel - $325,000 raised The Workshop We'll share the lessons we've learned from our most successful campaigns and how to apply them to your own cause.  Our workshop covers the 5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign for Social Causes: Find your crowd (figure out who is going to support your project and why) Tell...

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Apr
26
'18
BMECP, 10A Fleet Street, , Brighton, England, GB

Campaign Walkthrough- Crisis Classroom Our walkthrough events are designed to give you all the information and support you need to launch a great crowdfunding campaign for social causes. Whether you're a not for profit, social enterprise or just starting on your journey to make a difference, our events will give you some great insights. This month we’re joined by Darren from Crisis Classroom who’ll show you how he was able to use crowdfunding to raise over £16,000! About the event: Our events cover three areas: - a detailed walkthrough where you'll be given insight into how to effectively fundraise for...

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Apr
26
'18
BMECP, 10A Fleet Street, , Brighton, England, GB

Campaign Walkthrough- Crisis Classroom Our walkthrough events are designed to give you all the information and support you need to launch a great crowdfunding campaign for social causes. Whether you're a not for profit, social enterprise or just starting on your journey to make a difference, our events will give you some great insights. This month we’re joined by Darren from Crisis Classroom who’ll show you how he was able to use crowdfunding to raise over £16,000! About the event: Our events cover three areas: - a detailed walkthrough where you'll be given insight into how to effectively fundraise for...

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Apr
27
'18
The Exchange, 81 Musk Avenue, , Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, AU

Chuffed.org is one of the leading (free!) global crowdfunding platforms for not-for-profits and social enterprises Chuffed is funded by the Telstra Foundation and Blackbird Capital. We're happy to have helped raise over 23 million for people making a difference around the world including organisations such as: Greyhound Rescue NSW - $30,000 raised TwoGood - $103,955 raised The Wayside chapel - $325,000 raised The Workshop We'll share the lessons we've learned from our most successful campaigns and how to apply them to your own cause.  Our workshop covers the 5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign for Social Causes: Find your...

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Apr
28
'18
CEAD Centre, TAFE, 255 Wilson St, Eveleigh, , Sydney, NSW, AU

SOLD OUT: We have another Crowdfunding Workshop in Sydney on the 30th August, please register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chuffedorg-crowdfunding-for-social-causes-workshop-sydney-tickets-36742961186----Join us for a workshop on Crowdfunding for Social Causes!  Donation-based crowdfunding is a new way of raising funds and allows you to source money for a project by asking a large number of contributors to donate a small amount, and asking a small number of contributors to donate a large amount. In return, backers may receive token rewards that increase in prestige as the size of the donation increases. The Workshop  Chuffed.org is one of the leading (free!) global crowdfunding platforms for social...

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May
16
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The Wayside Chapel, 29 Hughes St, Potts Point, Sydney, Potts Point, AU

Harness the power of social media to maximise returns on your fundraising. Is your digital strategy for fundraising giving you a 7x return? In December 2017, Wayside Chapel - a Kings Cross-based charity - set out to crowdfund $50,000. In less than 4 weeks, they reached $350,000. Their secret? Facebook Ads. No, they didn’t use Cambridge Analytica. They did have the smarts of a local digital agency, Elevate Fundraising, behind them. Wayside Chapel and Elevate Fundraising will be on stage telling you all the secrets of how they pulled off their highly successful campaign. Who should attend:  Anyone responsible for...

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May
17
'18
Greenwich Co-Operative Development Agency (GCDA), Unit 6, Greenwich Centre Business Park, 53 Norman Road, Greenwich, GB

Join Chuffed.org and GCDA for a workshop on Crowdfunding! Have you ever thought of using crowdfunding to put your ideas into practice, start your own project or support a cause that matters to you, but you don’t know where to start? Then, this workshop is made for you! What is crowdfunding? Donation and reward based crowdfunding are a new way of raising funds that allows you to source money for a project by asking a large number of contributors to donate a small amount, and asking a small number of contributors to donate a large amount. In return, backers may...

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May
22
'18
Foundation for Young Australians Hub, Spacecubed, 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA, AU

Chuffed.org is one of the leading (free!) global crowdfunding platforms for not-for-profits and social enterprises. Chuffed is funded by the Telstra Foundation and Blackbird Capital and our fundraising alumni include organisations such as: Greyhound Rescue NSW - $30,000 raised TwoGood - $103,955 raised The Wayside chapel - $325,000 raised The Workshop We'll share the lessons we've learned from our most successful campaigns and how to apply them to your own cause.  Our workshop covers the 5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign for Social Causes: Find your crowd (figure out who is going to support your project and why) Tell...

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May
22
'18
Spacecubed, 45 Saint Georges Terrace, , Perth, WA, AU

Campaign Walkthrough- Dawn Barrington's journey to Manus Island Our walkthrough events are designed to give you all the information and support you need to launch a great crowdfunding campaign for social causes. Whether you're a not for profit, social enterprise or just starting on your journey to make a difference, our events will give you some great insights. This month we’re joined by Dawn Barrington who recently raised $6,000 to travel to Manus Island to film and record music with detainees there. Dawn will perform some of her work as well as sharing the film that she produced to document...

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May
25
'18
The Exchange, 81 Musk Avenue, , Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, AU

Chuffed.org is one of the leading (free!) global crowdfunding platforms for not-for-profits and social enterprises Chuffed is funded by the Telstra Foundation and Blackbird Capital. We're happy to have helped raise over 23 million for people making a difference around the world including organisations such as: Greyhound Rescue NSW - $30,000 raised TwoGood - $103,955 raised The Wayside chapel - $325,000 raised The Workshop We'll share the lessons we've learned from our most successful campaigns and how to apply them to your own cause.  Our workshop covers the 5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign for Social Causes: Find your...

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May
30
'18
Smith's alternative, 76 Alinga St, , Canberra, ACT, AU

Chuffed.org is one of the leading (free!) global crowdfunding platforms for not-for-profits and social enterprises. Chuffed is funded by the Telstra Foundation and Blackbird Capital. Our fundraising alumni include organisations such as: Greyhound Rescue NSW - $30,000 raised TwoGood - $103,955 raised The Wayside chapel - $325,000 raised The Workshop We'll share the lessons we've learned from our most successful campaigns and how to apply them to your own cause.  Our workshop covers the 5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign for Social Causes: Find your crowd (figure out who is going to support your project and why) Tell a...

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May
30
'18
The Republic Bar & Cafe (2nd Floor), 299 Elizabeth St, , North Hobart, Tas, AU

Chuffed.org is one of the leading (free!) global crowdfunding platforms for not-for-profits and social enterprises Chuffed is funded by the Telstra Foundation and Blackbird Capital. We're happy to have helped raise over 23 million for people making a difference around the world including organisations such as: Greyhound Rescue NSW - $30,000 raised TwoGood - $103,955 raised The Wayside chapel - $325,000 raised The Workshop We'll share the lessons we've learned from our most successful campaigns and how to apply them to your own cause.  Our workshop covers the 5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign for Social Causes: Find your...

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