The Freudenberg Foundation concentrates its work on the following:

I. Initiating, promoting, supporting and evaluating concrete models of action and approaches in the foundation’s major areas of operation

II. Training and networking innovative partners by means of workshops, working groups and conferences

III. Bringing together researchers, the people managing the projects, government administrative officers and politicians to disseminate, review and develop further the projects

IV. Undertaking public relations work and political consulting with the aim of disseminating and sustaining successful models of action through publications and public discussions and to enrich the political opinion-forming process

V. Cooperating with local, national and international partner organizations such as, for example, municipalities, state and federal authorities, foundations, the European Commission, the Council of Europe