Press Room

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4 Press Releases


  • incorpora-hungary
    PRESS RELEASE 2016-11-30

    New Programme successfully helps unemployed Hungarians to find a job

    ERSTE Foundation and “la Caixa” Foundation launched Incorpora Hungary to support disadvantaged People who seek employment.

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    PRESS RELEASE 2016-11-15

    Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory 2016 will go to Viktor Misiano

    The Russian curator and author Viktor Misiano, now living in Moscow and Cisternino (Italy), will be honoured for his outstanding curatorial achievements, writings and editorial work. On 9 December 2016 at a ceremony in Ljubljana, Misiano will be awarded for his work as one of the most important art professionals and cultural agents in Eastern Europe during the last thirty years. Grants will be given to Viviana Checchia, Anca Verona Mihulet and OFF-Biennale Budapest.

  • PRESS RELEASE 2016-09-21

    ERSTE Foundation with new management team

    Yesterday, the Supervisory Board of “ERSTE österreichische Spar-Casse Privatstiftung”, or ERSTE Foundation for short, appointed Bernhard Spalt as the new chairman of the foundation’s Managing Board. A board member since 2012, Spalt succeeds Franz Karl Prüller, who will take charge of the foundation’s social banking activities as the board’s senior advisor. In this role, he will also act in an advisory capacity to the Savings Banks Group.

  • Die Zweite Sparkasse to cooperate with four new counselling organisations in Vienna
    PRESS RELEASE 2016-09-07

    Zweite Sparkasse: 10 erfolgreiche Jahre

    Am 4. Oktober 2006 öffnete die erste Filiale der Zweite Sparkasse in Wien ihre Türen. Seither haben 350 ehrenamtliche Mitarbeiter österreichweit über 15.000 Konten für Kunden eröffnet, die bei keiner anderen Bank ein Konto erhalten hätten. Über 3.000 Menschen sind in diesem Zeitraum wieder von der Zweite Sparkasse erfolgreich zu einer anderen Bank gewechselt. Das Angebot für die derzeit 8.000 Kunden erweitert sich nun um ein „Betreutes Konto“ in Kooperation mit der Schuldnerberatung und ein „Unbefristetes Konto“ mit intensiver Beratung.