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The Role of Foundations in Public Debates in Germany

The Role of Foundations in Public Debates in Germany

Expert opinion

This article explores the history of foundations in Germany and assesses their public role, both as contributors of arguments and policy papers, and as objects of public debate. The article explores the history of foundations in Germany and assesses their public role, both as contributors of arguments and policy papers, and as objects of public debate. It describes the amazing revival the concept of philanthropy has encountered over the last 15 years, and discusses whether this is due to long-term political convictions or rather to shortterm political needs.

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  • Trusts & foundations