It is with regret that we are announcing that Wefund is closing its doors.

We would like to thank everyone that has been part of this fantastic site & as such, has utilised it to raise funding for all types of projects.

Thank you for being with us on this incredible journey. The Wefund Team.

Press items

Spike Theatre - The Games - Liverpool Echo

Spike Theatre launches a fundraising drive to take The Games to the Edinburgh Fringe

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Lunch with the FT

"Wefund was launched in October 2010 as the first crowd-funding platform for the arts in the UK. It was founded by Michael Troughton, a lawyer, in response to the series of cuts faced by arts funding in the country."

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Arts projects try to net 'crowd-funding'

Small companies that want to raise money for productions can advertise for backers on a newly launched website: WeFund.

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The art of giving: The Spectator 12th November

"It's an idea so simple in concept, so elegant in execution, so bursting with potential, that you kick yourself for not thinking of it yourself"

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WEFUND features in SHE magazine 13th October

Log on to and invest in a creative endeavour. Why not make your own dream a reality…

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WEFUND featured in The Evening Standard

"…, launched this week - artists make their pitch, micro-donors give fivers and tenners if they like the look."

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WEFUND featured in the BIG ISSUE 11-17 October 2010

"The scheme removes the need to adapt your project to satisfy the criteria of big funders such as the Arts Council, enabling any idea, however crazy, to have a chance of coming to fruition."

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