WeDidThis to merge with as its arts channel provider

mailout - PeopleFund.itHugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s crowd-funding platform will soon be including the arts thanks to its partnering with leading UK cultural crowd-funder,

Leading Arts crowd funding platform, WeDidThis, has announced it is to become the arts channel on, the rewards based crowd-funding platform, created by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s team at Keo.

WeDidThis will be integrated into on Monday, March 12, 2012, featuring a range of new arts projects looking to raise money and support for their projects. Recent successes include The Accidental Festival, a student led arts festival, a project seeking to save the Bridge Gallery in Cornwall, and an innovative performance piece for private spaces, entitled ‘the Look of the Thing’.

“We’re delighted to be teaming up Hugh and the River Cottage gang to make even bigger and better,” said WeDidThis’s Ed Whiting.

“We look forward to watching the WeDidThis arts channel on continue to grow and thrive, making great arts projects happen alongside some of the excellent neighbourhood-changing ideas already funded through We are thrilled and tremendously proud of what WeDidThis has achieved in its first year – helping 47 exciting projects to go ahead and building a new network of arts micro-philanthropists at a time when it is so desperately needed. WeDidThis and will be a great match, and an exciting future for this growing crowdfunding movement.”

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