Crowdfund Lambeth

Up to £5,000 available to support communities
in Lambeth

Lambeth Council and Crowdfunder have teamed up to support projects, groups and organisations across the Borough who want to turn their ideas into a reality and make Lambeth a unique place to live, work, learn and do business.

About the fund

Crowdfund Lambeth
Crowdfund Lambeth
Get up to £5,000

Lambeth Council are supporting community projects and initiatives making Lambeth a unique place to live, work, learn and do business.

You need a crowdfunding project to apply for funding. Start or continue adding your project and, if eligible, you'll be prompted to apply.


You may be eligible for match funding of up to 50% of your crowdfund target (£5,000 max), from Lambeth Council. On your match-funding application form you will be asked to write a statement about how your project meets the criteria. Before completing your application please read the accompanying guidance notes fully and Terms & Conditions.

Essential criteria

The project must contribute to one or more of our new Borough Plan Lambeth 2030 Outcomes which are made up of our 3 ambitions and The Lambeth Golden Thread:

  • Making Lambeth Neighbourhoods Fit for the Future; By 2030, Lambeth will be a clean, vibrant and climate resilient
  • Making Lambeth one of the Safest Boroughs in London; By 2030, Lambeth will be one of the safest boroughs in London, where everyone feels safe and secure – in all places
  • Making Lambeth A Place We Can All Call Home; By 2030, Lambeth will be a lifelong borough, with the best conditions to grow up and age well, where everyone can contribute to an inclusive economy, and have a place to call home
  • The Lambeth Golden Thread: a borough of equity and justice; By 2030, Lambeth will be a fair and equitable borough, which seeks and delivers justice through all that we do
  • The project must also demonstrate that it has strong local support shown through a vibrant crowdfunding campaign.
  • Applicants must be aged 18 years or over at the time of submitting the application.
  • Project must be delivered by constituted organisations (including community groups, social enterprises, residents or traders associations, local charities, schools, and neighbourhood forums.

To secure a pledge from Crowdfund Lambeth you will need to do the following:

1. Apply to, and be approved for, the Fund.

2. To receive a provisional pledge from the Fund, you must raise at least 25% of your initial target from a minimum of 25 unique supporters.

3. Receive the Fund pledge by reaching 100% of your fundraising target or more (which includes the Crowdfund Lambeth pledge).

Cost of Living Support

We welcome applications from projects that are aimed at supporting low-income households who are struggling with fuel, food and living costs.

How to apply to this fund

Start by setting up a crowdfunder project, if eligible you will be able to apply

Crowdfunding in 60 seconds

Got a minute to spare? Watch our 'how it works' animation. You'll get a brief overview of how crowdfunding works and what extra support, services and money that only Crowdfunder can give you.

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How +Extra funding works

start crowdfunding

Start a project

Start a new project on Crowdfunder, tell us the basics and a rough outline of your story. Then we can show you funds that you may be eligible for.

Get the word out

Apply for funding

You can then choose to make an application for a relevant fund. If a partner likes your project, they may agree to support it.

Get funded

Start crowdfunding

Start raising money from the crowd and once you reach an agreed percentage of your target, one of our partners could boost your total with a large donation.

We're with you every step of the way

Crowdfunder Knowledge Hub

Crowdfunder Knowledge Hub

The go-to place for all the advice and guidance to help you make your project a success no matter what stage you're at.

Interactive sessions

Join our interactive sessions

Our team regularly host live and interactive sessions to share all the tips and know-how you need to be successful on Crowdfunder.

The Help Centre

The Help Centre

If you're not sure where to start, our Help Centre will give you all of the information you need to see success with your crowdfunding project.

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