|Named after the company’s founder Wilhelm Lorch, who passed away in 1966, the foundation “Wilhelm-Lorch-Stiftung” has been funding vocational programmes and continued education for young talents from all areas of the textile industry since 1988. Financial support is also provided to institutions, schools and organisations that are especially committed to promoting training for the next generation. In the meantime, the foundation has assets in the amount of roughly 2.85 million Euros* at its disposal. In 2017, 100,000 Euros were disbursed. The grants are awarded every year at the beginning of May in conjunction with the industry event “Forum der TextilWirtschaft”.
|The foundation “Stiftung Goldener Zuckerhut” supports continued training for qualified young talents in all areas of the food industry, trade and industry, food and non-food. The foundation was established in 1990 as a joint initiative by the trade and industry sectors together with the periodical “Lebensmittel Zeitung“. The foundation’s assets currently amount to roughly 2.1 million Euros*. Funding is disbursed every year in November. In 2016, it amounted to 100,000 Euros. The grants are traditionally awarded in conjunction with the industry event “Goldener Zuckerhut”.
|The aim of the foundation “HORIZONT-Stiftung” is to promote education and further training of young talents from the communication, media and advertising industries in the area of marketing, media, creation and new media. The foundation was established at the end of 2006 on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the dfv media group. The foundation has assets in the amount of roughly 300,000 Euros*. Funding is disbursed every year in January. In 2017, it amounted to 30,000 Euros. The grants are awarded in conjunction with the “HORIZONT Awards” event.
* Foundation assets as of December 31st, 2016