+Extra funding in Sovereign

Up to £10,000 match funding available for projects increasing employment and training opportunities within our communities.

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Helping you raise more

Crowdfunder and Sovereign Housing have come together once again to help support projects benefiting Sovereign communities.

If your project is community-based and enhances access to opportunities relating to work, better work, upskilling, training, etc. you could get an extra cash injection alongside what you raise from the crowd. Find out more and apply below.

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About this fund

Active Sovereign Employment And Training Fund
Sovereign Employment and Training Fund
Get up to £10,000

The Sovereign Employment & Training Fund supports projects that increase employment and training opportunities within our communities.

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


Sovereign may pledge up to 50% of your project target, up to a £10,000 maximum pledge. Before completing your application for match funding, please read the essential criteria below

A pledge of grant support from Sovereign will be triggered by the following:

  • Organisation has reached 25% of funding target from crowdfunding
  • At least 25 unique backers have pledged towards your target
  • An application for Sovereign pledge is approved

To access the match funding, you must:

  • Be located within 3 miles of a Sovereign Housing development and benefit Sovereign communities/residents
  • All applicants must comply with the relevant permissions/licensing/insurance/documentation (constitution)/policies
  • Be an existing registered organisation or charity
  • Deliver your project in 2022/2023
  • Before a pledge/award can be released your full crowdfunding target must be reached (this includes the amount matched)

Your project must address one or more of the following themes:

  • Increase employment and training opportunities within our communities.
  • Increase access to opportunities relating to work, better work, upskilling, training, business start-ups and/or self-employment.

How to apply for this funding

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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