WHAT IS SOUP?

Soup Events are live crowdfunding of projects chosen by Sheffield People.

The Grants are made up of peoples entry donation on a live pitch night.  Each ‘micro investor’ donates a minimum of £5.  4 people each pitch an idea that has been selected by Sheffield Residents – often whittled down from 20+ applications.  The audience privately cast their vote, and the winning pitch receives 100% of the door receipts!

Here are a few of our early winners, google search them and BE AMAZED by what they are doing now – all because someone like you chose them.

Soup #1 Winner:  The Real Junk Food Project £540

They desperately needed to buy a van to cope with all the food intercepts.  The money was used towards a deposit and running costs of a van.

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The Real Junkfood Project Sheffield

Soup #2 Winner:   The Clubland Detectives 

 

£530 towards an Album launch to demonstrate that learning difficulties shouldn’t stop people from pursuing their dreams

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The Clubland Detectives

 

Soup #3 Winner:  The Suit Works £615

towards ironing equipment, clothes rails, coat hangers etc., to give long term unemployed or disadvantaged males an interview makeover and training.

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The Suit Works win £615

 

Soup #4 Winner:  Hillsfest £600 

to seed fund an arts and music festival in Hillsborough

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HillsFest 2016

 

Soup #5 Winner:  Sheffield Makers and Hackers £800

to take on additional space enabling more grass roots participants to join.

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Sheffield Makers and Hackers Space

 

Soup #6 Winner:  Ravecycle £460

to funding machinery to be made using open-sourced engineering, that will enable recycling festival waste into useable items – on location, at festivals.

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Ravecycle

 

Soup #7 Winner:  The Rainbow Heron Night Art Café

to fund volunteer training so that young people with mental health problems have somewhere to go for friendly and compassionate support late at night.

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Rainbow Heron Night Art Cafe

 

 

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