On 16 October the kick-off workshop of the Research Project “Position and Contribution of German Foundations” was hosted at the Hertie School.
The project, which is funded by the Volkswagen Stiftung, Stiftung Mercator, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, Hertie Stiftung and the Robert Bosch Stiftung, is a joint initiative of the Hertie School and the Centre for Social Investment (CSI), University of Heidelberg. Hertie School President Helmut K. Anheier is the project lead.
It will bring together contributions from seven researchers from the two institutions: six PhD students and one postdoctoral researcher. The workshop was attended by representatives from the funders and the project team.