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Crowdfunding at the RSA

What is crowdfunding?

What is crowdfunding?

Good question! Crowdfunding involves the creation of a campaign to do something, or create something, which requires funding to succeed. The ‘crowd’ (the general public) is invited to pledge funds to contribute toward the sum needed to enable the project behind the campaign to happen. Crowdfunding can take many different forms, through donation of skills or money. Campaigns tend to be hosted on online platforms accepting primarily online payments. 

 

APPLYING FOR RSA SUPPORT

For more details about how to run a crowdfunding campaign through the RSA, please take a look at our crowdfunding guide.

READ OUR GUIDE

 

Before applying, remember to check whether your campaign is eligible for support by reading our guidelines.

CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY

Could RSA Crowdfunding be for you?

Could RSA Crowdfunding be for you?

You can apply for RSA crowdfunding support by submitting an application online.

APPLY ONLINE

With a network of 28,000 Fellows, the RSA has the capacity to harness incredible support for projects for the public good. Past crowdfunding campaigns supported by the RSA have enjoyed tremendous success - a significant number of projects hosted on our RSA-curated Kickstarter page reached 100% (or more) of their financial target

Kimberley Staines

Engagement Manager

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO CROWDFUND WITH THE RSA?

Work with our partners

Work with our partners

We will include your campaign on one of our curated crowdfunding pages with our select partners. We can also make our ‘RSA Fellowship’ logo available to you to use in connection with your campaign.

Promote your project via our social networks

Promote your project via our social networks

On Twitter we have 48,600 Followers translating into 500,000 average monthly impressions with 1,200 average Re-tweets, Likes and Replies. An RSA Facebook post may receive up to 500 likes, comments and shares and has an organic reach of 40,000.

Write a blog for us

Write a blog for us

You can contribute a blog about your campaign to be published on our website. The RSA sees average monthly traffic of approximately 40,000 visits to our blog pages. Take a look at the guidelines.

Through the RSA Fellowship, you can make amazing connections with our Fellow-led networks and other crowdfunders through attending RSA talks and participating in our Engage and MeetUp events where there are opportunities to pitch and network.

In need of additional OR ACCESSIBLE information?

If you have a specific question that hasn't been addressed here please see our FAQs for further information. Crowdfunding at the RSA is managed by the Engagement Team in the Fellowship Department, who you can contact directly with any questions about the application process for RSA Crowdfunding and support for Fellows’ campaigns.

Send a message to the team using engagement@rsa.org.uk, or call us on +44 (0)20 7451 6928.