Funding Projects

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Accessing funding is not only essential for taking your project forward, but can also be a key means for engaging the community and involving local people in your project. Whether it is through informal fundraising activities, support for a grant application or involvement in ownership through buying shares, citizen engagement is crucial for securing the money that will make your project happen.

The following sections offer ideas and examples for funding your project from the community and from external sources.

Click on the categories below to explore practical suggestions and detailed case studies by theme.

How to raise funds for your project from the community.
How raise funds for your project from external sources.