Our History

The Funding Network UK was founded in 2002 by Picasso art-dealer Frederick Mulder CBE. Since then, TFN’s unique model of live crowdfunding has expanded to become a global network of affiliates in 20 countries around the world. To date, the global network has raised over $25.6 million for 2,000 non-profits.

TFN was introduced in Australia in 2013 by Lisa Cotton and the late Steve Lawrence AO. To date, TFN Australia has raised over $14 million for grass roots non-profits and social change organisations.