Demo­cratic culture


The COMMUNITY art CENTER mannheim (CACM) is a center for dialog-driven, transformational art, which deploys art-based modes of campaigning for the open society and democratic culture.
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Maren Düsberg
Managing Director RAA Saxony
Isidora Randjelović
Managing director
Prof. Dr. Vassilis Tsianos
Dr. Cornelia Schu
Managing Director
Benjamin Winkler
Project manager

Learning by Involvement competence center

The competence center for Learning by Involvement of the RAA Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania provides counseling, support and skilling for the teachers at schools that want to translate the teaching/learning approach of service learning into practical reality.
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Natalia Krasowska
Educational referent

Digital Awareness

In its "Digital Awareness" project, the Institute for Democracy and Civil Society Jena (IDZ) monitors German-language debates with a broad political impact in digital space. It uses the results to strengthen civil-societal organizations campaigning for diversity, equality and the rule of law.
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Matthew MacWilliams
research director
Social inclusion
Monika Münch
Thomas Evers
Director Pedagogic Workshop
Katja Kinder
Managing Director

Rolf Engelbrecht Prize

The Rolf Engelbrecht Prize is awarded to individuals and initiatives in Weinheim that campaign for equitable co-existence in a democratic urban society.
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Claudia Rustige
Managing Director
Zaklina Durmis

The One Square Kilometer of Education Foundation

Local educational networks improve the educational opportunities of children and young people in districts afflicted by poverty. In five of the German states, the Pedagogic Workshops of the One Square Kilometer of Education Foundation support the managers of schools and child day care centers, educational specialists, parents and voluntary helpers in jointly developing practical, specially tailored solutions on site.
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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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