Finalist category: Community Impact Award 2014
Brought to you by the people behind JustGiving, Yimby is a new crowdfunding community for social good. The platform allows anyone to raise money for a project in their community that needs funding, taking the power of crowdfunding technology and using it for social good, that’s accessible to everyone. So far they’ve helped over 700 local community projects to reach their goals.
Yimby is transforming the way people make an impact on their local community. Whether it’s bringing a community garden back into bloom, equipping an after-school computer club with new laptops or helping a neighbour in need, anyone with a great idea to improve their community now have the chance thanks to Yimby.
“Yimby is about leveraging the power of ‘we’. We believe that good things happen when we work together, and that by harnessing people power we can achieve more. Yimby gives anyone the power to raise the funds they need online to take positive action for change in their community.”
Rosalind Holley, Head of Brand Marketing, JustGiving