Ten Points for More Transparency

Self-commitment (Selbstverpflichtung) of the University of Mannheim Foundation as part of the Initiative Transparente Zivilgesellschaft

Since there is no uniform open access policy for non-profit organizations in Germany, several academics and civil society actors developed a self-commitment (Selbstverpflichtung), the Initiative Transparente Zivilgesellschaft, at the initiative of Transparency Deutschland e. V. Find the corresponding information of the University of Mannheim Foundation here:
 

1. Name, headquarters, address and year of founding
Stiftung Universität Mannheim
Schloss Ostflügel – Room SO 005
68161 Mannheim
Year of founding: 2005

2. Complete statutes and information on the goals of our organization

3. Information on tax advantage
The exemption determination letter (in German) from the tax office Mannheim-Stadt, tax code 38146/14230, dated 19 November 2018 , designates the University of Mannheim Foundation as exempt from the corporation tax for the last taxable period from 2015 to 2017, because it exclusively and directly pursues charitable and non-profit purposes within the meaning of section 51 et seqq. of the AO (Abgabenordnung).

4. Name and function of important decision-makers
For more information please see Organization.

5. Activity report
Find more information here (PDF, in German).

6. Staff
For more information please see Contact.

7. Information on the source of funds
Find more information here (PDF, in German).

8. Information on the use of funds
Find more information here (PDF, in German).

9. Corporate affiliates
We are not affiliated with third parties in terms of corporate law.

10. Contributions that make up over 10 % of the total yearly income
Find more information here (PDF, in German) on page 1 in the section Spendeneinnahmen und Erträge (donations and revenues).