The Robert Bosch Stiftung is one of the major German foundations associated with a private company and has managed the philanthropic bequest of company founder Robert Bosch for over 50 years.
The Foundation is divided into areas to support and operate its aid programme. In order to pursue the Foundation's objectives, it promotes external projects and initiates its own projects for developing and running programmes.
Some 140 employees manage an average of about 800 internal and external projects a year. In total the Robert Bosch Stiftung has provided grants worth more than 1 billion since its founding.