Established in 1959 by the entrepreneur and initiator Kurt A. Körber, Körber-Stiftung is nationally and internationally active today with its own projects, cooperations and events. Around EUR 18 million/year is available for the foundation’s non-profit work. About 150 staff work at the Hamburg and Berlin locations, supported by about 100 volunteers.
Körber-Stiftung is a company shareholder foundation and is sole shareholder of Körber AG, which is part of the foundation’s assets. This comprises a total of more than EUR 560 million. Körber AG is the holding company of an international technology group employing around 10,000 staff worldwide. From its shareholding, the foundation receives an annual dividend which it uses exclusively for non-profit purposes.