Published: 7th Feb 2019

Communities in London can now bid for funding from the Mayor’s Crowdfund London initiative to transform their local area. Crowdfund London helps raise money for enterprising community-led projects across the capital and sees the Mayor of London and the London Economic Action Partnership  (LEAP) pledging funding to a range of local community-led initiatives to improve local areas. Mayor Khan launched this year’s funding round earlier this week at Tottenham Café Connect in Haringey, which has been transformed from a dilapidated bowling club into a thriving community hub thanks to Crowdfund London. The café is now somewhere for the local community to meet, cook and share food grown in the garden, learn new skills and also provides activities for young people in the area. This is the sixth round of Crowdfund London and last year, the Mayor pledged nearly £600,000 to 26 local projects in 19 boroughs. Civic crowdfunding platform Spacehive is delivering … (To read the full article, subscribe below)