Music has the power to Unify People, Spark Change, Inspire Peace, End Wars    

Overview and Governance

The What About Us Foundation has a specific Mission and Goals that are supporting artistic initiatives and disadvantaged young people, especially inside conflict zones, building bridges through music.

The What About Us Foundation supports charitable causes though is not a charity. What About Us defends human rights which prevents it from being a charity.

The Financial Accounts will be prepared quarterly and publicly available.

Mission and Goals

The Foundation’s Mission

Through music, to build bridges of peace between communities at war and in conflict. 

The Foundation’s Goals

The Development of the What About Us live anti-war stage & music experience with young up and coming creative talent from diverse cultures.

-Development of the story under the guidance of a professional and proven musical storyteller.   

– Development of the music score, songs, lyrics, and voice supported by professional artists and producers.


Development of the What About Us platform to support up and coming creative talent

-Access to opportunities within the Arts community through exposure and introductions. 

-Support for the provision of sustainable employment and productive career paths.

-Providing the emerging talent with the opportunity to monetise their work.

Helping to build character, confidence, integrity, motivation, desire, and belief in young people from both sides of any conflict divide through the exposure to positive initiatives and common goals.

Providing artistic support, training and opportunities & to disadvantaged young people in conflict zones.

Providing disadvantaged young people with musical instruments and musical education including individual lessons and group/band/orchestra training.

Creating original music and performing Concerts.

Including the creative development and participation in the original What About Us live stage and music experience.


Leverage the What About Us live stage and music experience as a focus point for building a movement for change.

  • Build an international audience of social media followers. Use the channels to spread What About Us messaging. Encourage people to create their own “protests” by liking, commenting on, and sharing posts.

To promote blogs and podcasts on the What About Us music website that deliver awareness & positive societal messaging, alongside the music related project updates.

  • Occasional PR campaigns to highlight specific initiatives, including support for improved health and quality of life of disadvantaged artists, their families and community 

In addition to the music focus of the Trust, to organize volunteer trips & specific projects that support disadvantaged communities, especially in conflict zones.

The Trustees

There are 5 Trustees. All Trustees are volunteers who are not paid any fees.

The Trustees are responsible for all financial matters including approving all expenditure.

The Trustees are responsible for all compliance, transparency, and accountability matters.

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne

Co-founder and Producer


Julie Hamilton


Edward Evans

Edward Evans



The What About Us Foundation is a shareholder in What About Us Limited, the company that owns the rights to the musical.

The team are  confident that the live stage & music experience will be a commercial success and dividends from the company to the Foundation will help fund the work of the Foundation.  The earliest date that the Foundation can expect a dividend payment is 2025.

© What About Us Music 2023 All Rights Reserved.