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  • Transparency

    We participate in the Initiative of a transparent Civil Society and undertake to make the following ten pieces of information available to the public and to keep them up to date.

    1. Name, registered office, address and year of foundation
    act for transformation, non-provit association
    Gmünder Strasse 9
    73430 Aalen / Germany

    We have founded as a non-profit association - in the year 2007 - and are in the cooperative register in Ulm under Reg.Nr. 720025.

    2. Complete charter and objectives of our organization

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    2.1. You can download the statutes of the cooperative here: Statutes
    2.2. Our mission statement and goals are described under the menu item "Mission Statement".

    2.3. Main topics:
    We are active in the following areas:

    •      Offers for schools and civil society on global learning and peace building
    • Further training, in particular on civil conflict management for educators and internationally for civil society in crisis regions
    •  Voluntary services (weltwärts, BFD) in Eastern Europe and in Germany
    • Projects on integration, violence prevention and global learning  


    3. Information on tax privileges and examination by the cooperative association
    The cooperative is recognized as a non-profit and charitable organization and, according to the most recent exemption notice from the Aalen tax office, is exempt from corporate income tax.
    See the last notice of exemption here:
    Notice of exemption 2013-15

    We are a member of the cooperative and auditing association in Dessau "Auditing Association of German Economic, Social and Cultural Cooperatives e.V." and are regularly audited by them.

    4. Names and positions of key decision-makers
    The decisive body is the at least annual general assembly of the cooperative, in which all members are represented with one vote. They elect the Executive Board, which usually consists of two people, and the representative of the Supervisory Board. The current members can be found under "Contact"


    5. Reports

    of previous years can be found below under “Annual Reports” and “Press Releases”.

    6. Personnel structure

    All employees and our active trainers can be found under "Contact + Team".

    7. Source of Funds Disclosures

    Information on the source of funds can be found in our annual reports. As a cooperative, we are also obliged to publish our balance sheet in the Federal Gazette (search term: act for transformation).

    8. Information on the use of funds

    As a non-profit cooperative, we use all our funds exclusively for the statutory use of our work. You can also read the information on the use of funds in the current annual report.

    9. Corporate Affiliates with Third Parties

    Act for transformation is a non-profit cooperative in which every member has equal voting rights. There are currently no legal entities involved in the cooperative. We are a member of various networks and cooperate with organizations that pursue goals similar to ours. You can find the list under References: Cooperation partners

    10. names of legal entities,

    whose annual payments account for more than 10% of the total annual budget. The cooperative is mainly financed by public and private grants

          BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation) via Engagement Global, Federal Foreign Office and state funds via SEZ (Foundation for Development Cooperation)
         as well as church funds (Brot für die Welt, Kath. Fond and Quaker-Hilfe e.V.) and various foundations (Aktion Mensch, Stiftung Mitarbeit, etc.)

    So far, there have not been any individual donations that make up more than 10% of the total annual income.

    If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Management Board.


  • Annual reports and media documentation

    Annual reports and media documentation you only can find in German language. For this you switch the button to German

  • Our sponsors

        We apply for project funds for our projects from state and private sponsors. Here is a list of our most important donors:

    •     Public sponsors:
          - BMZ (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation) about Engagement Global for our domestic educational work and weltwärts - voluntary services
           - Federal Foreign Office for projects within the framework of the Eastern Partnership
           - Federal Ministry of the Interior for our projects on "Living Democracy"
           - Federal Ministry for Family, Senior Citizens, Women, Youth for the Federal Volunteer Service
           - SEZ - Foundation for Development Cooperation of the State of Baden-Württemberg for our domestic educational work
           - LuBW - State Institute for the Environment BW
           - State Center for Political Education BW / Peace Education
    •     Private sponsors:
           - Bread for the World - domestic educational work
           - Catholic Fund - Domestic Educational Work
           - Quaker Service e.V. - Peace Projects