filia.die frauenstiftung at a glance
filia.die frauenstiftung supports projects by and for women, girls and LBTIQ+ that aim to bring about structural change – in Central and Eastern Europe, in the Global South and in Germany. Our motto is “Change, not Charity” – “Social Change, not Welfare”. The focus of our support is on projects and initiatives that work for freedom from violence, demand social participation and strengthen democratic structures.
In filia’s office, staff members work in the areas of management, public relations, fundraising, project management, finance and administration.
History and Vision
Founded in 2001, filia has continued to develop. Our vision of a gender equitable world in which women, girls and LBTIQ+ can live self-determined lives guides us still.
The voluntary commitment of the members in filia’s executive board and its foundation board is an important basis for our feminist work.
filia Female Founders
As a community foundation, filia owes its assets to a large group of committed donors.
filia Girls Advisory Board
At filia, a Girls Advisory Board helps decide on the funding of girls* projects in Germany.
filia Advisory Board for Refugee Women*
Refugee and migrant women and LBTIQ+ are involved in this advisory board, which was founded in 2020.
In our Strategic Plan, which is developed by filia’s boards and team, we describe the framework of our work and formulate goals for the immediate future.
Sustainable Investment Strategy
filia is committed to social justice for women and LBTIQ+ worldwide – this includes a sustainable investment strategy for the foundation’s capital.
The exchange with our partners in Germany and worldwide bundles feminist power.