May 6, 2020 - The Volkswagen Foundation supports research projects from all disciplines whose findings not only contribute directly to overcoming the coronavirus-crisis, but can also provide impetus for overcoming major societal challenges in the medium to long term. Deadline: June 4, 2020. (Additional modules available for grant recipients of projects currently funded by the Foundation)
May 5, 2020 - The corona crisis is forcing universities to push ahead with the digitization of their teaching and examination offerings. The MWK and the Volkswagen Foundation support this innovation boost with 8 million euros. In addition to individual measures that can be funded ad hoc, there will also be a long-term overall strategy: "Hochschule.digital Niedersachsen".
May 4, 2020 - Dieter Lehmann, Head of Asset Management at the Volkswagen Foundation, explains the effects of the corona crisis on the Foundation's assets and approved projects. In a video interview he shows how foundations can protect themselves against crises.