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Our organisation

Migros Commitment brings together an impressive number of regional and nationwide operators from across the Migros Group as a single organisation. All these individual operators work in tandem on complementary fields and activities.  

The Migros Culture Percentage is hosted half by the ten regional Migros cooperatives and half by the Federation of Migros Cooperatives. The institutions of the Migros Culture Percentage also include the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, the Migros Club School, the Monte Generoso rack railway, the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst and the four «im Grünen» parks.  

The Migros Pioneer Fund operates on a national level and the Migros Aid Fund both nationally and internationally. Both come under the umbrella of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives.

The Cultural and Social Affairs Directorate of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives takes on the role of competence centre for Migros Commitment.

National social commitment

Mitarbeiter des Migros-Genossenschaftsbund in einer Besprechung

Who we are

The Cultural and Social Affairs Directorate of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives is the Migros Group’s national competence centre for social commitment. We take the initiative by addressing topical issues and adopting innovative methods. Our activities are designed to have an impact on the key social developments of our time.

The Directorate of Cultural and Social Affairs with its two areas «Culture» and «Society» is led by a three-person team.

Hedy Graber, Head of Cultural and Social Affairs Directorate
Kerstin Klauser, Head of Cultural Affairs
Stefan Schöbi, Head of Pioneer Fund

The Services staff team works across the entire Directorate.

Pamela Spörri, Administrative Head of Cultural and Social Affairs Directorate
Monika Heinen, Cultural and Social Affairs Directorate Administrator
Gabriela Kast, Cultural and Social Affairs Directorate Administrator

The «Cultural Affairs» team of the national Migros Culture Percentage and Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst together make up the Cultural Affairs area. 

Carole Ackermann, Migros Culture Percentage Sparx
Nadine Adler Spiegel, Head of Migros Culture Percentage Story Lab, film expert
Mathias Bremgartner, Head of m2act, theatre expert
Gabriela Brunner-Aschwanden, Coordination of Culture Grants, Double
Mischa  Damev, Artistic Director Migros-Culture-Percentage-Classics, classical music expert
Sabina Escana, Migros-Culture-Percentage-Classics
Valeria Felder, Commercial direction, Migros Culture Percentage Dance Festival Steps
Andrea Hauri, Coordination of Culture Grants, Migros Culture Percentage Story Lab
Patrick Ilg, Communications for Culture
Joëlle Jobin, Migros Culture Percentage Dance Festival Steps
Urs Küenzi, m2act, head of Talent Promotion
Tenzin Losinger, Coordination of Culture Grants, Migros Culture Percentage Story Lab
Yeboaa Ofosu, Head of Double, head of Culture Grants, literature expert, cabaret expert
Philipp Schnyder von Wartensee, Festival Director m4music, pop and new jazz expert
Susi Sennhauser-Pascoli, Coordination of Culture Grants
Joëlle Simmen, Head of Migros Culture Percentage Sparx, expert for young artists
Isabella Spirig, Artistic Director Migros Culture Percentage Dance Festival Steps, head of IntegrART, dance expert
Mirko Vaiz, Migros-Culture-Percentage-Classics, classical music and jazz expert

Get to know the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst

 

The Migros Pioneer Fund team and the «Social Affairs» team of the national Migros Culture Percentage together make up the Society area.

Get to know the Migros Pioneer Fund team

Team Social Affairs:
Cornelia Hürzeler
, Lead Social Affaires ad int, Project Leader Social Affairs
Marlen Rutz Cerna, Project Leader Social Affairs
Barbara Salm, Communications for Social Affairs
Jessica Schnelle, Project Leader Social Affairs
Susi Sennhauser-Pascoli, Assistant Social Affairs

Nicole Hess, Migros Aid Fund project leadership, General Secretariat of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives
Anita Gousset, Migros Aid Fund administration, General Secretariat of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives

Funding visual Migros Culture Percentage

How we provide support

The Cultural and Social Affairs Directorate of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives decides on Migros’ social commitment on a national scale. Our topics and priorities reflect the latest trends and respond to a public or cultural need. Our modus operandi is agile and unbureaucratic, and we create solution-led, precise, effective programmes. We develop low-threshold proposals that are accessible to a wide audience, but also create targeted offers of support for operators and pioneers. In doing so, we help to transform society.

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