The bill to standardize foundation law will enter into force on 1 July 2023. The legislator has addressed important demands made by the Association of German Foundations and by academia, paving the way for improvements for small and large foundations alike.
The number of foundations in Germany grew by just shy of 3 percent year-on-year in 2020. That is the strongest growth in foundation sector for nearly a decade. Darmstadt becomes Germany’s foundation capital for first time.
Crises and radical changes characterise this year. Many of us realise: we must work for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world! What can foundations contribute? We show this in our new online report.