Introducing The Essex Crowd - Launch Event
25th September - Chelmsford
The Essex Crowd is a new community crowdfunding initiative which gives people the opportunity to pitch their ideas, big and small, for projects which will make Essex a great place to live, work and play.
From community gardens and street murals to festivals and sports facilities - The Essex Crowd will pledge up to £5,000 to support innovative projects that could inspire communities throughout Essex.
Join Cllr David Finch, Ambassador for The Essex Crowd and Leader of Essex County Council, for the launch of this exciting new initiative and you will:
- Learn about the new £500,000 fund and how you can get involved
- Meet successful projects and access key advice / lessons on how to bring ideas to life
- Get insight into what you can expect from running a crowdfunding campaign and delivering a local project
Whether this is your first time creating a project, you're a seasoned community organiser, you work with communities who could get involved or you simply want to play a part in improving Essex, this event will tell you everything you need to know to join in.