Brief Profile

Legal form

Dependent foundation under civil law

Foundation goal

The Filippa's Angel foundation serves the youth of Europe. Each year in September the foundation awards young Europeans who worked to the benefit of others in a sustainable and extraordinary manner, with acts of social, ecological or cultural nature. Sponsoring and other financial aid requested outside of the awarded prizes, according to the goal and identity of the foundation, will not be granted.

Year of establishment



The Filippa's Angel foundation acts under the umbrella of the Don Bosco foundation and is supported by More information is available at

Tax Classification

The Filippa's Angel foundation is recognized by the Tax Office of Munich for Public Entities under tax code 848 / 24966 as a non-profit through promoting youth welfare and education.

Committees of Filippa's Angel Foundation

Chair of Foundation and Jury

Gabriela Princess zu Sayn-Wittgenstein

Foundation Council and Jury members

Alexander Prince zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, Father Alfons Friedrich SDB, Alexandra Countess Hunyady, Dott. Vittorio and Leonie Mazzetti d’Albertis, Marie Baur, Ljubka Biagioni zu Guttenberg, Yannis Heyken, Hendrik Knaup, Diemut Köstlin, Martin Lohmann, Maria Baroness Mayr-Melnhof, Marco Ries, Louis Prince zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, Sofia Princess zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, Dott. Damiana Countess von Schönborn, Theresa Countess Seilern, Marie Caroline Willms de Gamazo.


On behalf of SAIDIA Consulting, Marco Ries

Foundation Ambassadors

Waltraud Bündgen, Katharina Jasper, Helena Princess zu Oettingen-Wallerstein


Board of Trustees

In January 2006, the Filippa's Angel foundation decided to reach out to those who were involved with the foundation in a meaningful way, so that they may actively promote the foundation’s goals as members of the board of trustees. The members of the board of trustees are: Heike Boomgaarden, Gotthard Monreal, Christoph Metzelder, Matthias Nester, Heinrich Prince zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, Dr. Albert Count von Schönborn, Marco Schreyl and Regine Sixt.

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