The Board of Trustees represents the highest level of decision-making at the Federal Cultural Foundation. It sets the guidelines of the Foundation’s activities and decides on its funding priorities. Based on the recommendations of the Executive Board, the Board of Trustees appoints the Jury which selects the applications in General Project Funding.

 

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Prof. Monika Grütters

Minister of State for Culture and the Media

VITA

Representative of the Foreign Office

Michelle Müntefering

Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office

Representative of the Federal Ministry of Finance

Bettina Hagedorn

Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Finance

Representative of the Bundestag

Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert

Former President of the German Bundestag


Burkhard Blienert

Delegate of the German Bundestag


Marco Wanderwitz

Member of the German Bundestag

Representatives of the federal states (KMK)

Rainer Robra

Head of the State Chancellery and State Minister for Culture in Saxony-Anhalt


Dr. Eva-Maria Stange

State Minister of Science and the Arts in Saxony

Municipal government representatives

Klaus Hebborn

Councillor for Education, Culture and Sports, German Association of Cities


Uwe Lübking

Councillor, German Association of Cities

Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Cultural Foundation of German States

Dr. Peter Tschentscher

First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Leading cultural and artistic figures

Prof. Dr. Bénédicte Savoy

professor for Art History, Berlin


Dr. Hartwig Fischer

Direktor des British Museum


Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolf Lepenies

sociologist, Berlin