Bundesverband Deutscher Stiftungen represent the interests of more than 21,000 foundations in Germany. With more than 4,000 members, which represent three quarters of foundation capital in Germany, they are the largest and oldest foundation association in Europe.
The Association of German Foundations is committed to enabling foundations to implement and realise their work and objectives more effectively, now and in the future. This includes efforts to improve the general conditions of foundation law and foundation tax law, and to foster a foundation-friendly climate. By remaining in constant contact with public decision makers and opinion formers, as well as through statements and proposals/motions, the Association incorporates practice-oriented expertise into political decision-making processes and public reporting obligations.