Stiftung Mercator

Founding Year: 1996



Stiftung Mercator
(1996, Essen, Germany; 95 staff;

Is an independent and private foundation. It strives for a society characterized by openness to the world, solidarity and equal opportunities. Consequently, it supports disadvantaged youth, especially of migrant origin, in achieving academic success, promotes “energy transition as a trigger for global” climate change mitigation and promotes science and the humanities.

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Leadership: Winifried Kneip (Executive Director), Rüdiger Frohn (Chairman)
Budget: € 65.2m

Stiftung Mercator contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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