++++++++++ 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
Hajdi Barz
Educational Referent
Dr. Mehmet Ata
Sandra Zentner
Managing Director

Saxon Prize for Democracy

The Saxon Prize for Democracy is an accolade bestowed on initiatives that campaign against right-wing violence, for human rights, and for promoting a democratic civil society in Saxony.
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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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Fabian Klinker
Research referee
Social inclusion
Kristina Krieft
Coordinator (NRW) Rucksack School
Anika Noack
Director Pedagogic Workshop
Ulrike Prinz
Project Manager

km2 of Education in Berlin-Neukölln

After the program of One Square Kilometer of Education in Berlin-Neukölln had ended, the aim of the consolidation phase is to transfer essential elements of the educational network like the Pedagogic Workshop into the mainstream structures, so as to enable children and young people in socially disadvantaged environments to continue to achieve successful educational biographies.
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Evelyn Scholz
Managing Director
Silvia Ploner
Curator Temporary Gallery

Learning-Practice Workshop

The Learning-Practice Workshop prepares young people with a refugee background for (re-)entering the workplace world, even if they cannot as yet meet the formal requirements of school and vocational training options. The particular focus here is on young adult refugees.
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Christoph Engelbrecht
Sabrina Kremzow
Director Pedagogic Workshop

Education rights for refugees

This model program aims to grant children and young people with a refugee background their right to education. With this goal in mind, our partner organizations ran trials at 13 locations in the years 2015 – 2020, in order to find out how child day care centers, schools and training companies can be rendered inclusive in regard to the special needs of this target group.
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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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