++++++++++ 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
Dr. Mehmet Ata
Sandra Zentner
Managing Director
Bastian Wierzioch
Jury and Presentation
Jasna Jašarević
Managing Director

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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Sven Holland

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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Fabian Klinker
Research referee
Social inclusion
Monika Münch
Sabine Michael
General Manager


The WIB.Diversity project of the Weissensee Integration Firms aims to provide access to professionally expert counseling for mentally ill people with a refugee background.
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km2 of Education in Fürstenwalde

One Square Kilometer of Education in Fürstenwalde is a network of public and private-sector educational institutions, which enables children to achieve individually successful educational biographies, on the basis of local needs and with the Pedagogic Workshop as a nodal point.
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Alfred Roos
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 six 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
Jens Leschner
Deputy Managing Director


The "Focus - Perspectives for young refugees in the context of new social and legal discourses" project intends to systematically analyse the current situation, so as to make a meaningful contribution towards putting in place the preconditions for offering young refugees sustainable support, in the shape of qualified specialists with an attitude-based confidence in the action they take.
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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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