Mortgage Advice
Bureau Foundation

Get up to £5,000 for your sustainable community based project

Crowdfunder and Mortgage Advice Bureau Foundation have teamed up to make £100,000 available for sustainable community projects based across England, Scotland and Wales.

Eligible projects will be supported by Mortgage Advice Bureau staff or their customers.

About this fund

Mortgage Advice Bureau Foundation
Mortgage Advice Bureau Foundation
Get up to £5,000

Mortgage Advice Bureau Foundation supports sustainable community projects

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


Mortgage Advice Bureau Foundation may support your project with 3:1 live match funding to your project target, up to a maximum of £5,000. Before completing your application for match funding, please read the essential criteria here.

Match Fund pledge conditions:

• Pledges will be matched at a rate of £3 to every £1 donated up to 75% of your project target

• 3:1 match funding will apply to pledges of up to £250. Example; if a project receives a pledge of £50, The Mortgage Advice Bureau Foundation Fund will provide £150. If a project receives a pledge of £1000, The Mortgage Advice Bureau Foundation Fund will provide £750.

• The maximum value of 3:1 match funding a project can receive is £5000

• Only one pledge per supporter will be matched, this will be the first amount pledged by a supporter.

Please see full live match funding conditions here.

To access the match funding, you must:

• Be located in England, Scotland or Wales

• Have a Sponsor who is a Mortgage Advice Bureau member of Staff, customer or approved business partner.

• Be an existing registered Charity or Community Interest Company

• Deliver your project in 2023/2024

• Have a Mortgage Advice Bureau Foundation approved application

• All applicants must comply with the relevant permissions/licensing/insurance/documentation (constitution)/policies

What can the Mortgage Advice Bureau Foundation fund? See some examples below:

Environment and conservation: Projects focused on making green choices for their community e.g community rewilding projects, community gardens, educational projects for communities to reduce their carbon footprint etc

Health and wellbeing: Projects focused on helping communities combat health and wellbeing issues to improve their quality of life e.g social inclusion, sensory gardens, community gardens, mental health, sports projects, purchasing new equipment you do not already have that will help you expand your activities and encourage more people to get involved etc.

The Prevention or Relief of Poverty: Projects focused on helping communities through financial hardship e.g. community food banks, money management and budgeting skills etc.

Your project must be new and for the benefit of your local community. Please see our full Terms and Conditions here

Projects supported by the Mortgage Advice Bureau Foundation

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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