ORGANIZATION

Volkswagen Stiftung

Hannover | http://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/foundation.html

FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED 2019-12-31:

Assets: $4,083,249,361
Total Giving: $240,661,272

The purpose of the foundation is to establish forward-looking fields of knowledge in the areas of science, the humanities, and technology, with a focus on research and university teaching in Germany and across the globe. The foundation also has additional funding opportunities that provide support for: research institutions in Lower Saxony, Niederschsisches Vorab; outstanding projects which do not fit into its current funding initiatives; grantees' interaction with the public and with the scientific community at large, communicating science and research.