Santander Supporting Social Innovation

Supporting social innovation with Crowdfunder

Santander is a leading financial services provider that offers a wide range of personal and commercial financial products and services in the UK.

The bank serves around 14 million active customers through their branch network and regional Corporate Business Centres.

They have launched an exciting new community programme called The Discovery Project to help one million people by 2020.

The Changemaker Fund aims to help people discover the confidence to make the most of their future by building skills, growing knowledge and supporting social innovation.

By working with the Crowd, Santander will provide matched funding for ideas that create social change.

Become a Changemaker

Changemaker helps community groups, social enterprises, start-ups and small charities to tackle social problems in communities across the UK.

It’s about ideas that will make a real difference and help disadvantaged people in local communities.  Come up with a good idea and you could get 50% of the project funded, up to £10,000.

Together we can create social change through the power of ideas.

Fit the bill?

Projects must be run by organisations (not individuals) and must help disadvantaged people in the UK.

Ideas must support social change, develop skills or grow knowledge.

Eligible projects must reach the halfway mark to their total within six weeks of launching.

You must be able to report back on your impact a year after receiving the funding.


Apply and start crowdfunding