++++++++++ Above and beyond its programmatic framework, the Freudenberg Foundation is involved in acute emergency relief operations for Ukraine and in supporting civil-societal organizations dedicated to helping particularly vulnerable groups in the region. ++++++++++
Demo­cratic culture

#netzrevolte, Foundation for Learning through Civic Engagement

The #netzrevolte project aims to combine democratic with digital education in schools, and strengthen democratic action capacities and powers of judgment among children and young people on the net.
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Annette Dorothea Weber
Artistic Director
Maren Düsberg
Managing Director RAA Saxony
Dr. Mehmet Ata
Prof. Dr. Vassilis Tsianos
Dr. Cornelia Schu
Managing Director

Foundation for Learning through Civic Engagement

Service-learning – learning through civic engagement is a teaching and learning method that combines cognitive learning with community service. Students participate in their community (“service”) while addressing real needs and applying their theoretical knowledge (“learning”).
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Bastian Wierzioch
Jury and Presentation

timetrail I Urban.History & Remembrance

The timetrail I Urban.History & Remembrance project aims to develop innovative, sustainable formats for politico-historical and human-rights education for children and young people in Neubrandenburg.
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Thomas Hetzel
Project Manager
Social inclusion
Johannes Fauser
Project Manager
Kristina Krieft
Coordinator (NRW) Rucksack School
Mia Zickerow-Grund
Director Pedagogic Workshop

RAA Berlin

The Regional Center for Education, Integration and Democracy (RAA) Berlin develops and supports participation projects in schools, school environments and municipalities, so as to strengthen educational fairness and social participation.
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Helga Nickich
Claudia Rustige
Managing Director

Weinheimer Initiative

The Weinheimer Initiative Working Group is a nationwide alliance of more than 20 cities and counties that aim to enable transition between the school environment and the workplace world to be successfully achieved thanks to municipal coordination.
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Sabina Sinanović Ćatibušić
Program Coordinator
Sabina Salimovska
School Mediator

"Smart Cities" research project

Taking Hoyerswerda as an example, the research project’s goal is to examine the contribution that municipal coordination can make in the field of education towards strengthening local democracies.
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Who we are
The Freudenberg Foundation was set up in 1984 by partners of the Freudenberg & Co. KG company as an independent, civil-societal organization tasked with fostering education and peaceful co-existence.

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