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The Foundation

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Encouraging Social Change

In keeping with the longstanding commitment of its founder, Reinhard Mohn, the Bertelsmann Stiftung is dedicated to serving the common good. Its work is based on the conviction that competition and civic engagement are fundamental for ensuring social change.

According to its articles of incorporation, the Bertelsmann Stiftung is a private operating foundation that carries out its own work. It does not finance or promote the work of others. The foundation therefore does not accept applications for sponsorship of external projects.   

What We Want

The foundation aims to identify social problems and challenges at an early stage and develop exemplary solutions to address them.
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Reforms

In keeping with the longstanding social commitment of its founder, Reinhard Mohn, the Bertelsmann Stiftung is dedicated to serving the common good.

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Our Founder’s Beliefs

Family tradition shaped Reinhard Mohn’s view of humanity and its possibilities.

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Our Mission

Our mission statement succinctly explains the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s strategic objectives.

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Objectives

The Bertelsmann Stiftung is both a think tank and a catalyst for social change.

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