Last year we invested €72.7 million in philanthropic projects.

Since the foundation was first established, we have made a total of €1.35 billion available for the nonprofit activities we carry out to achieve our goals.

In 2016, the Bertelsmann Stiftung spent €55.6 million directly on its programs, €1.8 million more than the year before.

At the foundation, 367 employees are implementing some 60 projects designed to develop policy and social reforms.

Feel free to click through our Facts and Figures 2016. It provides a look at the issues we've addressed and the successes we've achieved.

If you would like more information on individual topics or projects, please do not hesitate to contact one of our experts. We look forward to hearing what you think!