At a Glance

Key Data

  • The Schwarz-Schilling Foundation was established in 2003 as a public German foundation under civil law.
  • It is a cross-party foundation.
  • It pursues non-profit exclusively tax-privileged purposes.


Foundation Council

  • Founder and Chairman of the foundation council:
    Prof. Dr Christian Schwarz-Schilling (Federal Minister, ret.)
  • Members of the foundation council: 
    Maria do Rosário Almeida Ritter (Economist)
    Thomas Mann (Member of the European Parliament, ret.)
    Friedhelm Ost (State Secretary, ret.)



  • promotion of tolerance between cultures and of international understanding
  • support of education and science
  • promotion of civil societies in communities with respective deficits
  • strengthening of prosperity and safety in instable regions
  • contributions to the conflict resolution



  • foundation assets at the time of its establishment: Euro 200,000.00
  • financing of the activities by returns on the foundation assets and most of all by donations
  • banking arrangements:

    Banking house Donner & Reuschel AG München 
    IBAN: DE27 2003 0300 0133 9916 00