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.
On 1 July Germany took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. In an interview with Marie-Alix Baroness Ebner von Eschenbach, who is executive board member of the Association of German Foundations, she explained aspects regarding the role of the civil society in Germany’s programme for the Council Presidency.