We enable companies, foundations, 
and individuals to make social change.

We support our clients with tailor-made consulting spanning research and analysis, strategy design & development and implementation services to make social change happen. With our multidisciplinary team and expert network, to date Beyond Philanthropy has successfully cooperated with more than 60 clients on projects in over 30 countries.

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MEHRWERT² - Social Innovation for Business and Society

Beyond Philanthropy and Social Impact, supported by the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt, have released a study that gives inspirations for companies to adopt the Base of the Pyramid (BOP) concept in Germany. The result: value both for the low-income population and participating companies alike.

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Corporate Citizenship: Together with goetzpartners, we have composed a new report:

"From Good Intentions to Real Results - Corporate Citizenship of Germany’s DAX 30 Companies".

 Among the key findings: Germany’s largest publicly listed companies have combined revenues exceeding the GDP of Canada, illustrating their vast economic power. And while spend more than EUR 500m, less than 25% of them have a strategic approach to Corporate Citizenship and only 17% measure their Corporate Citizenship activities with clearly defined key-performance indicators. These findings as well as national and international good practice examples are now freely available in the new report.

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Partnerships of equals? The relationship between funders and their grantees

Many funders and grantees strive for an equal partnership but in reality, they often fall short. A lack of trust hinders cooperation and often reduces work efficiency. Problems are less likely to be addressed and resolved.

But why is that and what can be done to create a more equal partnership? Read more in our latest issue of "Notes from the Field". 

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Corporate Foundations as outdated institution?

In a critical blog in Stiftung & Sponsoring, Michael Alberg-Seberich and Maximilian Grimm challenge corporate foundations as appropriate tool to engage socially (German only).

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Our Services

01 Research and Analysis

Beyond Philanthropy wants to ensure its clients make informed decisions about...

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02 Strategy Design & Development

Building on our research and analysis, we work with our clients to design and...

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03 Implementation Services

Beyond Philanthropy offers a full range of implementation services to ensure...

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New Topics and Cases

About Us


Knowledge of various sectors, groups and trends in CSR, philanthropy and
social investment.


Professional advisors with diverse backgrounds and over 40 years cumulative senior experience.


Global network of strategic partners, philanthropists, social investors,
foundations and NGOs


Partners and consultants throughout
Europe serving international clients in
over 30 countries .

Impact Driven

A portfolio of over 80 projects, with a
direct impact on approx. 100 million EUR  of social change funds .

Our Core Team

Michael Alberg-Seberich

At Beyond Philanthropy, we help our clients through strategic research and advice. We guide them...

Dr. Felicitas von Peter

Felicitas is both the Founder and Managing Director at Beyond Philanthropy and Active Philanthropy,...

Fabian Suwanprateep

It is my goal to elevate my clients’ approach to philanthropic giving and social investing, so...

Lea Buck

I am implementing solutions on behalf of our clients. Often it requires many small steps to acheive...

Julia Röhrich

I accompany my clients on their optimal journey to doing good. Sometimes all it takes is a little...

Gabriele Störmann

I am here to help individuals, foundations and corporations invest their resources in a way that...

Anna Wolf

I help our clients discover where their giving does most good. Writing a cheque is easy, but...

Maximilian Grimm

I support businesses to strategically use their expertise and resources to achieve social impact.

Kerstin Ischen

My motto is "Do good and talk about it". I support my colleagues in internal and external...

Anne-Sophie Oehrlein

I support the consulting work at Beyond Philanthropy, where we pair social initiatives with the...

Lisa Steinke

I help our clients channel their resources and competences, creating as much impact for their...

Theresa Bartsch

I help the organisation keep an overview and combine knowledge and resources. I also meet and...

Lisa Born

In connection with my interdisciplinary position I am helping the organization by keeping all the...

Carmen Pägelow

I like to push my colleagues to keep things tidy.

Strategic Partnership

Armin Raffalski

Armin has 18 years’ experience in consulting. After completing his degree in Business...

Jonas Roters

Jonas is an Associate Consultant with goetzpartners Management Consultants in Düsseldorf.


Since 2011, Beyond Philanthropy and goetzpartners have formed a strategic partnership to pool knowledge and expertise allowing for integrated strategic advisory services.

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Selected Clients

Beyond Philanthropy is a certified B Corporation

Beyond Philanthropy is now a certified B Corporation

Since mid-last year, Beyond Philanthropy has been in touch with B Labs, the American non-profit organisation which developed the B Corporation certification. B Labs certifies corporations and organisations that meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Among other considerations, B Corps pay particular attention to the creation of benefits for all stakeholders, not just shareholders, the use of renewable energy, and accessibility of the B Corps Impact Report online. By now, there are almost 1,300 B Corps in over 40 countries and 120 different industries, which are all striving not to be the best in but for the world.

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