Wednesday, June 5th 2019

Uhrzeit Mozartsaal Arnold Schönberg Alban Berg Gustav Mahler 1 Gustav Mahler 2 Gustav Mahler 3 Vario 1 Vario 2 Vario 3 Stanitz Saal Dorint Beethovensaal 1 Dorint Beethovensaal 2 Bruno Schmitz Xaver Richter Christian Cannabich Ella und Louise
09:00 – 10:00

Micro-management and loss of control: Modern leadership in foundations

Robert Bosch Stiftung und Talents4Good

Data security and data protection for foundations

Association of German Foundations

Crowdfunding: Financing ideas together

Association of German Foundations

Democracy education in schools: What support do teaching professionals need?

Bertelsmann Stiftung

Non-profit, political or both?

Association of German Foundations/p>

Social media and democracy – Tough but fair?

Bankhaus Lampe KG

Danger from social media? What to do against extreme right-wing manipulation?

Stiftung Mercator

Breaking new ground - foundation commitment in the eastern German federal states

PHINEO gAG und Drosos Stiftung

Welcome for the scholarship holders

Association of German Foundations

10:00 h


10:30 – 12:00 h

From a Europe of institutions to a Europe of citizens

DAFNE and United Europe

Doubling the foundation's assets? Trust foundations and other models

Association of German Foundations

Blind spots in the work of the foundation? Foundations listen

Association of German Foundations

First listen - the rocky road to talking with each other

Working Group Churches

Pass on the baton: How does the change of committees in community foundations succeed?

Stiftung Aktive Bürgerschaft

Right-wing populism in East Germany: a danger for the West too?

Amadeu Antonio Stiftung

Digitisation and Globalisation

J. Safra Sarasin (Deutschland) GmbH

Municipal foundations in the area of conflict between democracy and law

Arbeitskreis Kommunales

Press breakfast

Association of German Foundations

12:00 h


12:15 – 14:00 h

Lunch meeting social enterprise foundations

Association of German Foundations

Lunch meeting: Increasing returns with risk premiums

DekaBank Frankfurt

Lunch meeting: Seven lean years for returns and dividend payments?

Bank für Kirche und Caritas eG

Further training for foundation experts

Association of German Foundations

Digital revolution in the world of foundations - are you fit for the future?

KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

The liability of foundation bodies - strategies for avoidance

ECOVIS Grafenberg Consulting GmbH

Lunch meeting: Infrastructure and forest investments to fulfil the purpose of the foundation

Aquila Capital

Rotary Club meeting

Rotarischer Club „Mannheim-Amphritite“ und „Mannheim-­Friedrichsburg

14:00 h


14:15 – 15:15 h

Understanding Public Opinion in Times of Populistic Discourse

Open Society Foundations

The ThinkLabs "Leadership and Personnel Development", "Democracy Inwardly"

ThinkLab German Foundations Association of German Foundationsn

Foundation software rethought - the practice check

sovanta AG und Dietmar Hopp Stiftung

Bee democracy

Aurelia Stiftung, GLS Treuhand und Software AG – Stiftung

BürgerKollegs as schools of commitment - a model?

BürgerKollegs der Bürgerstiftungen Wiesbaden, Braunschweig, Gütersloh und Remscheid

Democracy update - Marina Weisband on the on- and offline debate culture

Gemeinnützige Hertie-Stiftung

Changes in the asset allocation of foundations

M.M.Warburg & CO

Opportunity sponsorships - impulses for mentoring work

Association of German Foundations

15:15 h


15:4 5– 17:15 h

Decision-making in charitable organisations

Schöpflin Stiftung

Amendments to the foundation statutes and compliance in foundations

Arbeitskreis Stiftungsprivatrecht und Arbeitskreis Stiftungssteuerrecht und Rechnungslegung

„"When I think of Germany" - Where does our country stand?

Association of German Foundations

Democracy formation is a joint task

Netzwerk Stiftungen und Bildung

"Pensioner democracy" - who has the power in an aging society?


The digital year 2019 from the foundation's point of view - review and outlook

Association of German Foundations

Citizen participation for a sustainable society

Arbeitskreis Umwelt

Investing instead saving!

Arbeitskreis Stiftungsvermögen

On risks and side effects: Acting democratically in the Global South?

BASF Stiftung und Röchling Stiftung

Strengthening democracy locally and digitally: NOW!

Freudenberg Stiftung

Are new financing models making journalism more independent?

Expertenkreis Qualitätsjournalismus

(Collateral secured) certificates as a portfolio component

Leonteq Securities AG

17:15 h


17:45 – 19:00 h


Association of German Foundations

Thursday, June 6th 2019

Uhrzeit Mozartsaal Musensaal Arnold Schönberg Alban Berg

Gustav Mahler 1

Gustav Mahler 2 Gustav Mahler 3 Vario 1 Vario 2 Vario 3 Stanitz Saal Bruno Schmitz Xaver Richter Christian Cannabich

08:00 –
09:15 h

Social investment of foundations: New instruments and legal frameworks European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA)

English speaking: Our Biggest Failures in Africa – and Our Lessons Learned

Association of German Foundations/p>

English speaking:Social Consensus and Democracy – Transatlantic Perspectives German-American Fulbright Commission
09:15 h


09:30 – 11:00 h

Participation: ways of democratising funding practices

Stiftung Erneuerbare Freiheit / filia. die frauenstiftung / Heinrich-Dammann-Stiftung / Stiftung Bildung / Global Greengrants Europa / EDGE Funders / Bewegungsstiftung / Kreuzberger Kinderstiftung

Our Democracy - A Self-Enquiry

Working Group Arts and Culture

Funding at the Edge of Risk – Activists and Foundations

Working Group International Affairs

Digitale Zivilgesellschaft – Fluch oder Segen für die Demokratie?

ZiviZ im Stifterverband

Diversity and cohesion: What values for a modern Germany?

Stiftung Polytechnische Gesellschaft Frankfurt am Main und Robert Bosch Stiftung

Democracy needs feminism - philanthropy even more so!

Working Group Women and Foundations

Housing summit I: Socially explosive housing shortage

Working Group Social Issues and Real Estate

The individual between individual interest and majority principl

GLS Treuhand und Wala Stiftung

#work hacks – simple methods and tips for better teamwork

Deutsche StiftungsAkademie

Asset impact - current opportunities and challenges 2019

CSSP - Center for Social & Sustainable Products

How community foundations think, shape and live democracy

Bündnis der Bürgerstiftungen Deutschlands

11:00 h


11:30 – 12:30 h

English speaking: Next Philanthropy – Foundations from a global and regional perspective

Alliance Magazine and Association of German Foundations

Democracy. Better. Do.

Initiative Offene Gesellschaft

Risk and effect: An unusual founder perspective

We need to talk! Generation dialogue on the Basic Law

Joachim Herz Stiftung, Stiftung Lesen, Stiftung Polytechnische Gesellschaft, START-Stiftung

Joy in the constitution - on the state of democrac

Theodor Heuss Stiftung

Housing summit II: What concrete action can foundations to tackle housing shortages?

Working Group Social Issues and Real Estate

Inheriting must be learned! Foundations as beneficiaries of the estate

Peters, Schönberger & Partner

Golding Capital Partners GmbH

Commitment from above? Public foundations in the democratic discourse

Public sector foundations

12:30 h Break
12:45 – 14:30 h

Lunch meeting: Transparency and investor protection - what foundation board members should know!

Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers AG

Lunch meeting: Tax compliance - the responsibility of the foundation's board of directors


Lunch meeting: Yield earner assets - what do foundations have to take into account?

Wealthcap Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft, Member of Unicredit

Lunch meeting: Low interest phase - Is the end in sight?

Weberbank Actiengesellschaft



14:45 — 16:15 h

Funding foundations in practice

Forum Funding foundations

English speaking Democracy & SDGs – A Look at International Democracy Promotion

Association of German Foundations

Die Welt wird unruhiger

Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt and Association of German Foundations/p>

Generation Z - how the formation of democracy by foundations does not look old

Working Group Education

Science and democracy: social role(s) of foundations

Working Group Science and Research

Democracy and urban development: foundations and politics in the quarter

Wüstenrot Stiftung und Stadt Mannheim

Democracy and elites - how can philanthropy become more transformative?/p>


Integration of SDGs into sustainable portfolios

Evangelische Bank eG

Workshop talk: Strengthening civic commitment - but how?

Working Group Promotion of Engagment

Democracy from below: How the participation of all can succeed

Karl Kübel Stiftung für Kind und Familie

16:15 h Break
17:45 h

I hate your opinion like the plague. Do I still have to talk to you?

Forum Stiftungskommunikation

Democracy, media and people - who are role models for young people?

Kreis Junge Menschen und Stiftungen

The republic of philanthropists - a misstep or a way out?


Voluntarily engaged, democracy saved?

Deutscher Engagementpreis be

Radicalisation and extremism - approaches to action in sport

Forum Sports and Exercise

Compliance in the organisation of foundations


Rethinking the investment strategy: Impact investment

Allianz Pension Consult GmbH

Theory and Practice - Democracy Monitoring Baden-Wuerttemberg

Baden-Württemberg Stiftung

Discussion round: the Democracy Festival HAMBACH!

Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar

Making democracy yourself - How regional politics can promote commitment

Ehrenamtsstiftung MV – Stiftung für Ehrenamt und bürgerschaftliches Engagement in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

17:45 h Break
18:00 – 19:00 h

Annual membership meeting

Association of German Foundations