Crowdfunding for Charities, Social Enterprises & Communities – Birmingham

Crowdfunding at The School for Social Entrepreneurs

This workshop is designed to help Charities, Voluntary & Community organisations and Social Enterprise understand when, where and how crowdfunding can help finance your cause.

This workshop will cover:

  • Whether crowdfunding is suitable for your organisation
  • The different forms of crowdfunding campaign
  • Creating a successful crowdfunding pitch
  • CrowdPatch – a unique and new crowdfunding platform
  • How to persuade people to contribute to your campaign
  • How to successful market your crowdfunding campaign

You will leave the workshop:

  • understanding the various forms of crowdfunding available to you
  • With knowledge of how crowdfunding can help your charity, social enterprise or community
  • with tips and ideas to help make your campaign a success

Who you will hear from

Simon Krystman, Founder, CrowdPatch

Simon set up to help social entrepreneurs raise funds and utilise the time and expertise of the local philanthropic community. CrowdPatch is a free, no fees site which allows you to withdraw all funds raised even if you do not reach your target amount. It enables communities to set up a CrowdPatch site to raise funds for multiple projects.

Location and price

The course takes place from 10:00am – 4:30pm, venue TBA

For this one-day workshop plus all course materials you pay:

  • SSE Students / Fellows / Associate Fellows £105
  • Social Enterprises / Not for Profit Organisations £130
  • Public Sector £160

How to book

To book, please click the booking button below that will take you through to the events booking site Eventbrite.

For more information please contact SSE Midlands at