Wisdom of crowds: public services and crowdfunding

2 Jun 17

When Isle of Wight Council withdrew funding for school crossings, Cowes Primary School set up a page on the Crowdfunder site to raise £13,500 for a new one. In Liverpool, local people have raised money through crowdfunding site Spacehive to turn a derelict flyover into an urban park. The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London has launched a crowdfunding platform to raise £400,000 for its spinal injuries unit.

  • Kim Thomas

    Kim is a freelance journalist specialising in education, business and health.