AMANDA UND ERICH NEUMAYER STIFTUNG

NEUMAYER STIFTUNG is dedicated to a society where people take responsibility and are there for each other. Following the vision of founders of Erich and Amanda Neumayer, we respect, build up and support people to enable them to play an active role in society. Our work is personal, reliable and local, and focused on people themselves.

NEUMAYER STIFTUNG was established in 1998. This not-for-profit foundation has been active both in Germany and internationally since 2006. The foundation’s headquarters are in Gundelfingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The foundation is a member of the Association of German Foundations and a civil law foundation with legal personality.

We have been and always will be guided by the spirit of our founder. Active citizenship and change through development begin in the smallest democratic unit, the family. This means supporting families and family members from young to old, nationally and internationally, in the narrowest and broadest sense.

The interests of „the poor“ were very close to the heart of Amanda Neumayer, who was born in 1921. Back then, as is still the case today, poor meant not just poor in terms of money, but lacking in care and attention, education, happiness and solidarity. Amanda und Erich NEUMAYER STIFTUNG aims to help people back onto their feet and to stand by those in need.

Astrid Schimmelpenninck, Director of Projects

Reflecting the intentions of founder Amanda Neumayer, the central purpose of NEUMAYER STIFTUNG is to act and provide support for the good of society and to benefit and improve the immediate living conditions of men, women and children – always dedicated to people.

NEUMAYER STIFTUNG works in fundraising and operational roles on projects that focus on people who are socially disadvantaged across generations, and on groups or issues that otherwise do not reach the public’s attention. In Kinzigtal, in the rest of Germany or across the world, the foundation focuses on the people themselves, to enable them to play an active role in society.

NEUMAYER STIFTUNG promotes education and personal development. Investing in children and families means investing in the future, which is why NEUMAYER STIFTUNG concentrates on this important focus in operational family education. It also finances performance-based scholarships for developing talent and rewarding achievement.

NEUMAYER STIFTUNG occasionally also supports art and culture projects.

The foundation pursues charitable objectives in Ortenau, Germany, to help people who find themselves in difficult situations in life. It also supports public health services and public health care.

NEUMAYER STIFTUNG is an active patron of youth welfare and care of the elderly, be that in Baden-Württemberg, Romania or India.

We never take on a project without first looking the project partners straight in the eye. We go into even the most desperate situations to meet the project partners in a humane manner and on an equal footing.

Martin Gutsche, Member of the Board of Trustees until 2019 

Executive Committee of NEUMAYER STIFTUNG

Astrid Schimmelpenninck

Astrid Schimmelpenninck

Director of Projects

Michael Wurthmann

Michael Wurthmann

Director of Financial Planning and Property

Board of Trustees of NEUMAYER STIFTUNG

Felix Gutsche

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Hansjürgen Neumayer

Founding family

Dr. Ernst August Baldamus

Dr. Martin Gutsche

Ulrike Kegler

Dr. Christian Stoffel

Helga Volger

Foundation office of NEUMAYER STIFTUNG

Anne Beucher

Anne Beucher

Assistant to the Executive Committee, Project Coordination

Petra Fränzen

Petra Fränzen

Project Manager, Fundraising Projects

Sylvia Suhr

Sylvia Suhr

Controlling

Kinder- und Familienbildung KIFA (education for children and families)

Angelika Pfeiffer

Angelika Pfeiffer

Head of the KIFA (education for children and families) Project

Iris Schumacher

Iris Schumacher

Regional manager of KIFA (education for children and families)

Sonja Michel

Sonja Michel

Regional manager of KIFA (education for children and families)