ERSTE Foundation is a creative workshop for ideas and innovation, a lab for topics of the future which increases its effectiveness through the strategic cooperation with networks.

As main shareholder of Erste Group ERSTE Foundation secures the independent future of one of the largest financial services providers in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe. As a private Austrian savings banks foundation, the foundation is committed to serve the common good.

We invest parts of our dividends into the region in which Erste Group operates. Our goals are to strengthen civil society, foster the inclusion of socially disadvantaged groups and promote contemporary culture in Europe.
ACTIVITIES

Empower those who care

Financial health for all

Preserve a democratic Europe

Protect contemporary culture

For your information

Due to the current developments ERSTE Foundation and ERSTE Foundation Library are closed until further notice.

Loans and returns

Please note that neither borrowing nor returning is possible at ERSTE Foundation Library and the self-service access points. Media or books currently borrowed from ERSTE Foundation Library are automatically renewed. You will be able to borrow the respective media longer including the period affected by the closure. You will be able to access your library account and the catalogue here: www.erstestiftung.org/library

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