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The Illuminated River Foundation is an independent charity set up to lead and fundraise for this major cultural project and we are seeking funding from private sources such as philanthropists, trusts, individuals and corporate sponsors for further phases of the project. If you would like to support the project generally, or help fund a particular bridge, (or maintenance thereof), or contribute to the engagement programme or activities for communities, please do contact Sarah Gaventa Director Illuminated River Foundation [email protected].

This public project has an unprecedented reach – phase one will be viewed 60 million a year, the entire 15 bridges will be seen 137 million times a year, so over its minimum 10 year life span over a billion viewers will experience this joyful and poetic artwork – for free.

We would love to hear from anyone who would like to support what will be the longest and the most freely accessible public art project in the world and which will reinforce London’s position as the creative capital par excellence.

We are delighted to support the Illuminated River, which is bringing together great expertise and many viewpoints to create a transformative public artwork. We hope it contributes to the vibrancy and prosperity of London, our home.

Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, Founders and Trustees, Arcadia

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