View of the Bertelsmann Stiftung in Spring, Gütersloh.

What we've achieved


The Bertelsmann Stiftung develops solutions for social challenges. In doing so, we don’t focus on the length of time a project will run. Our goal: to develop projects that contribute to society on their own over time. Here we provide a few examples of what we’ve achieved.

Annual Reports

Review of our work

Preliminary expenditures for the last fiscal year totaled €76 million. Our Facts and Figures for 2023 provides a look at the issues we've addressed and the successes we've achieved.


Since the Bertelsmann Stiftung was founded by Reinhard Mohn, our activities and focus areas have steadily developed. The chronicle highlights the key milestones.