The world’s first civic crowdfunding platform
The way we live in and relate to our communities changes constantly. Social ties need to be nurtured, to enable people to contribute to and enjoy their local communities more. Meanwhile, funding by government in civic and cultural projects is under pressure. Without smart citizen involvement, our wellbeing within communities risks erosion.
Spacehive is the first funding platform for civic projects. It aims to democratise the way we shape our towns and cities by allowing anyone to create and fund civic projects online. Previous Spacehive funding successes range from playgrounds and parks to free public wi-fi networks.
With half the humanity living in cities (3.5 billion people) and a projected 60 per cent living in cities by 2030, there are a lot of challenges cities must overcome in the years to come. Spacehive has the ambition to be part of the solution to these challenges. Therefore, they are working toward reaching the 11th sustainable development goal of the United Nations: “Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable”: