Over 30 local projects have already run successful crowdfunding campaigns through the Growing Great Places programme, raising a whopping £217,657 in pledges. Take part in a free online workshop to find out how to join them.
Spacehive and Kirklees Council are running free online workshops where you can get advice and support to run a successful crowdfunding campaign.
Got a great idea for making your local place even better? Want to connect with others who can help make it happen and raise funds to get your idea off the ground? Come along to one of our drop-in sessions in March to find out how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign.
The Holme Valley Sharing Memories Group in Holmfirth have run a successful Growing Great Places crowdfunding campaign to bring people together at a time when social contact has never been so important.
Life in lockdown has made the importance of our local venues, and of ways that we can connect with each other, even clearer. Sensory World in Dewsbury want to create a new Sensory Garden for socialising and making new friends.
We’re supporting citizens and organisations who have great ideas for making our local places even better. Come along to a free online crowdfunding workshop to find out how Growing Great Places can help you to get a great idea off the ground in your community.
A small group of dedicated citizens in East Bierley are crowdfunding to help look after a special local place.
Many more of us have come to realise just how vital our local green spaces such as parks and woodlands can be for our health and wellbeing, and for our sense of belonging. We’re pleased to be able to join local people in pledging our support to a new outdoor classroom in Caulms Wood near Dewsbury.
We’re delighted to share the news that the Holmfirth Repair Café have already reached their crowdfunding target. We talked to project leader Caroline Anstey about her experience, and why neighbourliness is more important than ever.
Here’s an overview of the Kirklees Democracy Commission Working Group meeting on Monday 9th March 2020 at Batley Town Hall.