“Empowerment: Between Theory and Practice” published

In the book “Empowerment: Between Theory and Practice”, the EFF Advisory Board critically examines the work of the Empowerment Program for Refugee Women*.


Feminist Grassroots in the Western Balkans

filia’s new cooperation project strengthens small organizations in the Balkans.


“Our work gives us the strength to carry on.”

Natalia Karbowska, co-director of the Ukrainian Women’s Fund, speaks about the current status of the feminist movement in the Ukraine.


The Women’s Funds Model

Women’s Funds Europe has published a report on the women’s funds model: “Achieving Gender Equality through feminist grantmaking”.


Love cannot be defeated

filia’s solidarity is with the organizers of Tbilisi Pride and the people in Georgia who are fighting for democracy.


Sustainable Investment Strategy

filia’s investement strategy and investment guidelines aim to ensure social justice…

Motives of our Female Founders

filia.die frauenstiftung – Empowering Women* and Girls*

  • "It became clear to me that foundations that address the specific problems of women and are financially supported by them rank at the very bottom of the foundation scale. Given the distribution of property and income in society, this is not surprising, and yet this inequality annoys me ..."

    Gabriele Teckentrup
    Gabriele Teckentrup Female Founder
  • "For me, fundraising is political work and social commitment. And that's where I'm partisan for women."

    Ise Bosch
    Ise Bosch Founding Member
  • "Together with my husband I have a son, together with a group of women I have a daughter: filia. Not to give charity, but to promote social change, justice!"

    Susanne Bächer
    Susanne Bächer Founding Member