The Supporting Act Foundation
About us

We support a diverse environment in the arts, providing opportunities for those creating meaningful impacts.

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Supported by WeTransfer

The Supporting Act Foundation was established by WeTransfer in 2021, and marks the most recent endeavor by the company to give back to its global creative community. Whether it’s donating 30% of all advertising space to support artists; speaking out against pressing issues like climate change; or partnering with University of the Underground to launch the world’s first free Master’s program, WeTransfer believes in a better internet, and a better world, for everyone. To celebrate the launch of the Supporting Act, the company donated €1 million to the foundation, pledging a further 1% of revenue each year plus access to its global advertising and editorial platforms.

Art shouldn't cost the earth

Leadership

Jenne Meerman

Director

The board

Damian Bradfield

Chair

Chief Creative and Sustainability Officer, WeTransfer Trustee, Sarabande Trustee, University of the Underground Trustee, Tour De Moon Trustee, Therapy Beyond Borders Foundation

Gilles Peterson

Broadcaster, BBC Radio 6 Music A&R Director, Brownswood Music Ltd. Creative Director, Worldwide FM Director, We Out Here and Worldwide Festival Trustee, Steve Reid Foundation

Beatrix Ruf

Director, Hartwig Art Foundation Scientific Committee, Fondazione per l'Arte Moderna e 
 Contemporanea CRT Acquisition Committee, La CAIXA Foundation Board Member, Between Bridges Foundation Board Member, Zentrum für künstlerische Nachlässe Zürich Selection Committee, THE MONDRIAN INITIATIVE College Member, LUMA Foundation Strategic Director, Art Verbier Scientific Committee, La CAIXA Collection

Tala Madani

Contemporary Artist Artist Council, Hammer Museum

Peggy de Jonge

Secretary

Program Manager and Corporate Secretary, Gieskes-Strijbis Fonds Legal Advisor, The Yes Men

Marleen van Thienen

Treasurer

Partner, Water Tower Private Office LLP Board Member, Stichting Max Foundation

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