Transparency is important to us. This is why we have joined the Initiative Transparente Zivilgesellschaft. We are committed to making the following ten pieces of information available to the public and keeping them up to date.

1. Name, registration, address and year of foundation

communia e.V.
Im Winkel 1
32816 Schieder-Schwalenberg

Association register no. 1693 at Lemgo Local Court
founded in 2020

Board: Maximilian Wilken

2. Complete statutes and information on the organization’s objectives


communia was founded in 2020 and develops strategies for a democratic economy, socialization and public luxury. To this end, communia supports social movements that advocate socialization and test alternative, public and democratic ownership models. We shape policy, conduct research and develop new narratives for an economy that serves us all – because it belongs to us all.

3. Information on tax status

Exemption notice dated 29.12.2022 for 2020 (valid until 29.12.2027)
Detmold tax office
Tax number: 313/5905/3452

4. Name and function of key decision-makers

Board: Maximilian Wilken

5. Activity report

Socialization conference autumn 2022

Book Public Luxury published together with BUNDjugend at Karl-Dietz-Verlag in fall 2023

Research and movement support for the democratization of the energy sector 2023-2026

Lectureship at the Koblenz Hochschule für Gesellschaftsgestaltung since 2023

Let’s Socialize conference : Socialization as a strategy for climate justice Spring 2024

6. Personnel structure

4 part-time employees
3 Volunteers
Status: January 2024

7./8. Information on the origin and use of funds


Cash donations: €46,264
Membership fees: €3,815
Contributions from other organizations: €172,281*
Other income: €2,330
Total: 224,690€

Program expenditure: €22,744
Personnel expenses: €34,020
Administrative expenses: €8,629
Total: €65,393

Annual result
*Contains funding for subsequent years

9. Corporate affiliation with third parties


10. Names of persons whose annual payments account for more than 10% of the total annual budget

– Open Society Foundation gGmbH, Berlin: 66%

– one donor: 14%