You are under 30 years old and work full-time or part-time for a foundation or other non-profit organization related to the foundation sector? You would also like to be part of the German Foundation Day 2022 in Leipzig? Then apply now!

What is #30unter30?

#30unter30 offers young people under 30 years who have not yet registered for the German Foundation Day the opportunity to participate in two workshops. 30 seats are available and include a ticket for the German Foundation Day as well as the hotel accommodation including breakfast. Only the costs for arrival and departure as well as other meals have to be borne by yourself.

Who initiates and supports #30unter30?

#30unter30is a joint initiative of the alumni of the DSA WHU Management Leadership Program for Non-Profits and the Federal Association of German Foundations. #30unter30 is organized and implemented by a small group of alumni, who aim to specifically promote networking opportunities for the "next generation" in the foundation sector. #30unter30 is supported by Stiftung Mercator, Karg-Stiftung, Software AG Stiftung, Dietmar Hopp Stiftung and Deutsche Bank.

How do I apply for #30unter30?

For #30unter30, you can easily apply until August 21, 2022 via the online form here on our website – either with a short text or with a video (mximal length 120 seconds).

  • what excites you about your work in the foundation sector,
  • why are you the right fit to be visiting the German Foundation Day and
  • how would you personally and professionally enrich the group of #30unter30!

A jury will select the 30 participants from all applications received and inform you by August 30, 2022 whether you are one of the lucky winners.

Please note, that the contest will be held in German.

Further questions? Get in touch!

Dr. Peter Kreutter

Managing Director Foundations at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management


Excellence in Management Education

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Erkrather Str. 224a
40233 Düsseldorf