Our team of experts provides you with guidance and support, from developing the foundation concept right up to the launch of your foundation. We also connect you to our longstanding, established partnerships with foundation experts around Germany who specialize in legal matters and taxes, as well as to the regional supervisory bodies responsible for foundations.
Do you have an idea of a foundation in mind? And would you like to further concretize this idea? We are happy to support you in realizing your vision. The diversity of the foundation's solutions offers numerous opportunities: from corporate succession to long-term support and the promotion of a personal charitable interest.
The foundation's work can also focus on philanthropic issues. The art lies in reconciling the effectiveness of the foundation's commitment and the meaning of its work in a purposeful way. Here too, we are happy to help with our experience and our network.
Tailor-made investment concepts that also take ESG criteria into account
Extensive experience and longstanding tradition in supporting foundations
In order to be able to make a well-founded decision before and during the establishment of a foundation, there are many questions that should be clarified quickly - an extensive initial clarification prevents possible adjustments and corrections:
We support donors and foundations, from foundation management to fundraising, with a comprehensive service. This includes support in the implementation of your foundation concept:
In order to guarantee the longevity of your foundation, it is absolutely essential to ensure capital preservation through correct and wise investment of your capital. We offer you individual asset management solutions that take into account all statutory and regulatory requirements. You also benefit from our experience when implementing the investment principles of your foundation.
Our tried-and-trusted liquidity planning helps you keep constant sight of the foundation’s assets and the earnings base, thereby ensuring the principles of planning of your foundation. Our extensive expertise in sustainable investments allows us to demonstrate in a highly practical manner that values, virtue and value creation are not mutually exclusive of each other.
A cornerstone of our commitment is the Hauck & Aufhäuser Cultural Foundation, founded in 2008, in which we bundle our charitable activities. The foundation pays tribute in particular to outstanding achievements in the fields of art, music and literature as well as science and education. In cooperation with other funding institutions and foundations - such as Die Arche e. V. and the ZEIT Foundation - the focus is on supporting young artists, various educational projects and social institutions.
As a long-standing member of the Federal Association of German Foundations, we are committed to the foundation landscape in Germany.