gemeinnütziger Verein e.V.

Wallstraße 2
73614 Schorndorf

Telefon: +49 7181 9911847

Spendenkonto Kreissparkasse Waiblingen
IBAN: DE55 6025 0010 0005 2375 55

© Wildfeuer, Wikimedia Commons: 2008-09-27SchorndorfMarktplatzPano068.jpg, CC BY-SA 3.0
© Wildfeuer, Wikimedia Commons: 2008-09-27SchorndorfMarktplatzPano068.jpg, CC BY-SA 3.0

Acting Responsibly for Society

Fields and Aims of the Palm-Foundation

The Palm-Foundation is a non-profit organisation located in Schorndorf, county of Baden-Wuerttemberg, in Southern Germany. It was founded an legally registered in 1995. The initiators and donors of the foundation´s capital were the pharmacists Maria and Johann-Philipp Palm.


Our agenda

  • schooling and education
  • youth and sports
  • science and research
  • preservation of historical monuments and local heritage
  • welfare of the elderly and handicapped
  • advancement of democracy and civil society
  • social and charitable responsibilities of the protestant church


Due to our founders´ historical family backgrounds, our work is specifically geared towards the city of Schorndorf and the region of Saxonian Upper Lusatia.

You are working on a project in one of our fields? Please, don´t hesitate to contact us. We´re glad to learn about your aims, timeline, budget etc.


Please note: Due to German law we are

  • not working internationally - only in Germany
  • not supporting individuals - only organisations or institutions

Only exception to this rule is the international  Johann-Philipp-Palm-Award for Freedom of Speech and the Press.

There is no entitlement to the right of support by the Palm-Foundation. The Board´s decision about the support of a project or organisation is final.