The award pays tribute to engagement for civil society in Eastern Europe. The award is accompanied by a support fund worth over 100,000 euros. The award ceremony will take place at the German Foundation Congress in Leipzig on 29 September 2022.
The number of foundations in Germany rose by 3.2 percent in 2021. This is the strongest growth in the foundation sector in ten years. The cities with the most new foundations were Darmstadt, Würzburg, Oldenburg und Frankfurt am Main.
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.
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.