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Jan Voth

Facts and figures: The Bertelsmann Stiftung in numbers

How much do we budget each year for our nonprofit work? How satisfied are our employees with their workplace? How many work part time? Here are some key numbers relating to the foundation.

The Bertelsmann Stiftung was founded in 1977 by Reinhard Mohn.

Since its inception, the foundation has invested more than €1.5 Billion (as at December 2018) in philanthropic projects.

We are currently carrying out approx. 70 not-for-profit projects.

In 2018, €49 million was spent directly on our projects.

We currently employ approx. 380 people.

We have a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men (252 female employees and 132 male employees).

The average age of our employees is 43.8 years (by age group: 22 people are 29 years old or younger; 106 are between 30 and 39; 147 are between 40 and 49; and 109 are 50 years old or older).

Of the 32% of our employees who work part time, 112 are women and 9 are men.

Of our 28 senior managers, 12 are women and 16 are men.

Over 90% of our staff took part in the last employee survey. Of those who did, 89% say they are very satisfied with the working conditions in the foundation.