Plauen Civic Foundation – 2019 Projects

It has now become a nice tradition that the cheques from the Plauen Civic Foundation are handed over at the Plauen Lace Festival ("Spitzenfest") to those associations that are receiving project funding. This year, the award took place immediately after the parade to the 60th Plauen Lace Festival. 15 associations with 15 great projects were selected by the Civic Foundation's executive bodies. This summer, the Civic Foundation gave out almost 17,000 euros in funding. ... read more

Cheque handover at the Plauen Lace Festival

At the Plauen Lace Festival, on 18th June 2017, the members of the Board of Directors handed over symbolic cheques to the Plauen associations. 18 projects were selected from a large number of applications. Committed Plauen associations can look forward to a total of €23,148 and can implement their projects.    ... read more

17 Plauener teams receive checks

Funds totalling 26,057 Euros were awarded in 2016

Vomag­Gruppe des Vereins Freunde und Förderer des Vogtlandmuseums e.V.
It's already become a tradition that the community foundation for the main Plauen festival, the largest urban festival in the region, hands over symbolic checks to Plauener clubs. About 30 clubs applied. The members of the Community Foundation chose 17 projects from the applications. The selection is based on a study of project proposals and following discussions with the clubs. All clubs came to speak with the community foundation, to present their projects and answer questions. A complex procedure for the honorary foundation representatives, however, they got a good insight into the activities of the clubs and their project proposals. This year, 26,057 Euros were awarded, much to the pleasure of Plauener clubs from the fields of education, sports, social, art / culture and nature / education. Checks were presented by board members Beate Schad and Ilona Gogsch. You can find out which teams were awarded here. ... read more

1. FC Wacker manages bus for athletes

1. FC Wacker

The first FC Wacker has new coordinates due to the construction of the Kurt Helbig sports facility. Therefore sportfreunde (friends of sports) are purchasing a new minibus. This acquisition was made possible by a grant from the Plauen Community Foundation.rden. ... read more

2015 project applications approved

Cheque handover on 13 June 2015

Bürgerstiftung Plauen

This year, the community foundation has once again received a large number of grant applications. These were all examined and checked for the requirement criteria of the foundation. Discussions were then held with the respective clubs. The projects were presented again, and the questions of the foundation were answered. The projects to be funded for 2015 were then selected. At the Plauen Lace Festival on 13 June, the clubs received the checks from Dr Gogsch, Board Member of the Plauen Community Foundation. ... more

Mini handball tournament with successful premiere

Mini HandBALL tournament project of SV 04 Plauen Oberlosa e.V. 

Projekt Mini HandBALL Turnier des SV o4 Plauen Oberlosa e.V.
The Kurt Helbig Gymnasium in Plauen is used to sports and tumult. On Saturday, 21 March 2015, the tumult was very special. For the first time, the SV 04 invited the young members of the club to a mini handball tournament. There were athletes from Oelsnitz, Saalfeld, and, of course, from SV 04 Plauen-Oberlosa.   ... more

Verein der Freunde Plauens e.V.

Verein der Freunde Plauens e.V. hands over the restored grave site.

Bürgerstiftung Plauen

To mark the 125th anniversary of the cemetery, the association took up the cause of restoring one of the most historic grave sites (featuring a praying angel). Last year, the Plauen Community Foundation supported the project On 26 January 2015, the refurbished “concrete angels” were handed over. 

German Innovation Center for Embroidery e.V.

These are the participants at the “international design award plauen-vogtland - stickstich" - a design competition for creative and innovative solutions in the field of embroidery. Designers, design engineers, product developers and students from all fields of design, either from home or abroad, were able to participate in the competition. … more

First funding transferred

For the first time, the Bürgerstiftung Plauen could support associations. The transfer of the monetary amounts took place on stage of the Altmarkt at this year’s Plauener Spitzenfest (Lace Festival) on July 15th, 2013. The following associations received fundings

The example of the 1. FC Wacker Plauen shows how the funding of the Bürgerstiftung Plauen is used … read more!


For the new funding period in 2021, every citizen can make a brief application to the Bürgerstiftung by post or e-mail, using the provided application form until November 30, 2020. ... more