The large number of refugees and migrants currently arriving in Germany represents a major challenge for the country. There is a pressing need at many levels to find short-term solutions. A long-term vision must also be developed to ensure newcomers are successfully integrated into German society.
In keeping with its articles of incorporation, the Bertelsmann Stiftung carries out all of its own project work and does not provide grants to third-party individuals or organizations.
Our projects respond to societal challenges and make a sustainable contribution to society’s wellbeing.
The Reinhard Mohn Prize recognizes innovative responses to pressing social and political challenges. The 2018 prize was awarded to Joachim Gauck.
Last year we invested €90,16 million in philanthropic projects. Our facts and figures for 2017 provides a look at the ressources we've ivested and the successes we've achieved.