What we do with your funding
We're an independent campaign who work with all Anti-Brexit and Pro-EU groups to get out the stories of our Remainer Now members.
Our funding currently comes from small voluntary donations direct from supporters. But also a big thank you to our friends at the European Movement for supporting us with website hosting.
Funds raised to date: £20357 (£6688 via Stripe card payments, £2000 via PayPal payments [as of 14th Aug], £9469 via RN crowdfunder, £200 from a joint fundraiser with 'Stop Brexit' in 2018 and a £2000 direct donation- 23rd January 2019 - Thank you!)
[£642 (via Stripe card payments - 2nd November 2018 - Thank you!)]
[£145 (via Stripe card payments - 5th September 2018)]
In February to early April 2019 we ran a crowdfunder with the aim to raise £35k to help us boost our activities and to help us go into key constituencies around the UK and work with local groups to prove they have changed from supporting leaving the EU, to being Remainer Now. We were unable to hit our target, but did raise £11,393 (£9,469.21 after fees) from 465 supporters in 59 days. This influx of funds helped us add one full-time staff member to Remainer Now to act as a Campaign Manager, print placards for the London March, help Remainer Now people travel to the march, create and print our first collateral and merchandise, and have a Remainer Now presence at the Green Party conference in Scarborough.
We are currently aiming to raise £5k in July and £4k in August to help keep us going, and to get our campaign and people to the Lib Dem party conference in Bournemouth, the Labour conference in Brighton and the Conservative conference in Manchester. If you can help us out, please head here to donate - https://www.remainernow.com/donate
What we use your funds for
August 2019 - £1200 for a stand and promotion at the Liberal Democrats September conference in Bournemouth. £140 to secure a venue for our first Remainer Now event. £829.05 for travel and accommodation for up to 6 people for 4 nights. [£2169.05 to date]
July 2019 - £38 for print, £40.99 for a portable mic and speaker, £21.99 for a fold-away table for a Remainer Now stand at March For Change event in London on Saturday 20th July. Plus £30.05 in transport costs. [£131.03 total]
June 21st 2019 - £48.10 for the renewal of the domains for the Remainer Now website.
June 2019 - £352 for travel and accommodation to Scarborough to attend the Green Party Conference from 6th to 10th June. Plus £26.40 for print materials for the event. [£378.40 total]
May to June 2019 - £172.43 paid to cover travel expenses for filming the stories of 4 of our Remainer Now team.
April 2019 - £40.53 spent on google ads to promote Remainer Now stories and website post Brexit-extension.
23rd March 2019 - £1027.53 paid to cover travel for Remainer Now people to attend the People's Vote march in London, plus printing placards. badges, stickers and t shirts for the event.
13th March 2019 - £30 twitter ad campaign to boost awareness and registrations for Remainer Nows meet-up at the People's Vote March.
March 2019 - £850 spent on google ads to promote Remainer Now stories and website before the 29th March 2019 initial Brexit deadline.
February to March 2019 - £490 twitter ad campaign to help boost awareness of our crowdfunder.
February 19th 2019 - £24 spent on first boosted Facebook story post.
February 17th 2019 - £48 spent on first boosted Facebook post to promote crowdfunder.
January 29th 2019 - £34.99 paid for condenser PC mic and stand for the Remainer Now podcast.
January 14th 2019 - £198.51 paid for travel expenses for a new group of Remainer Now people to attend another meeting with MPs in Westminster. This was the day before the January 15th vote, and our focus was on talking to new MPs, especially Conservatives.
November 19th 2018 - £90 twitter ad campaign to boost awareness among readers of UK local newspapers.
October 24th 2018 - £186 paid for travel expenses for a group of Remainer Now people to travel from across the UK to parliament to meet with MPs and tell their stories about why they voted Leave and what has made them change their mind since 2016.
October 20th 2018 - £35.34 paid for supplies to create placards for our group of Remainer Now people attending the People's Vote march in London.
September 6th 2018 - £40 twitter ad campaign to boost general awareness of the campaign.
August 10th 2018 - £20 donation paid for a promoted poll on twitter.
This was aimed at Mirror readers, and asked what they voted in 2016 and what they'd vote now. We received over 3000 responses - more than most official polls - and of these, a significant chunk, 7% were Leave voters who said they'd now change to voting Remain, given a choice. 4% of Remainers also said they'd changed their minds, but this is still a 3% swing to Remain. Only 28% of our audience for this poll were Leave voters, this is something we hope to improve on.
June 22nd 2018 - £28.76 for the purchase of domains for the Remainer Now website.
March 2018 - £60 on our 1st twitter ads campaign to raise awareness and help raise funds to help us become a campaign.
£12.42 (up from £9.90) a month goes on paying for our Google Suite services:
1st Aug 2019 - £12.42
2nd July 2019 - £12.42
3rd June 2019 - £12.42
2nd May 2019 - £12.26
2nd April 2019 - £9.90
4th March 2019 - £9.90
4th Feb 2019 - £9.90
3rd Jan 2019 - £9.90
3rd Dec 2018 - £9.90
2nd Nov 2018 - £9.90
2nd Oct 2018 - £9.90
3rd Sep 2018 - £9.90
2nd Aug 2018 - £7.02
Cost to date - £135.74 (as of 3rd August 2019)
£8 a month (approx. - $9.99) for an Audiboom podcast plan:
Cost to date - £80 (as of 1st August 2019)
Total campaign spend to date:
£6318.41 in campaign activity costs.
£14038.59 in staff costs and expenses. [March 2019 to August 2019]
We are also assisted by an amazing group of volunteers, who help us with everything from vetting and welcoming new Remainer Now people, to getting our video content edited and out on social channels and YouTube, and even travelling around the country to film Remainer Now stories.
If you'd like to help, the best way to get in touch is to email firstname.lastname@example.org
Or please donate £2 or more to support our work. Donate here - https://www.remainernow.com/donate
Or head here to donate via PayPal - https://www.remainernow.com/donate_with_paypal
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