Heinrich Boll Stiftung (HBS)




  • Affiliated with the German Die Grünen (Green Party)
  • Foundation headquarters located in Berlin, with Israel offices located in Tel Aviv and Ramallah.


  • In 2017, total budget was €64.3 million, of which Heinrich Boell Stiftung (HBS) received approximately €41 million in German federal support.
  • According to Parliamentarian Question 19/6047 regarding “Germany’s support for the establishment of a Palestinian state,” HBS received €2.3 million (2017-2018) for projects in the West Bank and Gaza.
  • HBS’ Israeli and Palestinian websites provide limited information on the foundation’s ongoing funding partners. Funding information below is provided by recipients.


Funding to Politicized NGOs

Political Advocacy


Funding to Israeli and Palestinian NGOs (amounts in NIS)

2016-2017 amounts based on NGO annual financial reports; 2018-2019 amounts based on quarterly financial reports submitted to the Israeli Registrar of Non-Profits.

NGOsAmounts and Years
+972 Magazine42,000 (2018)
37.800 (2017)
48,020 (2016)
AddameerNot Disclosed
Al-HaqNot Disclosed
Al MezanNot Disclosed
Al ShabakaNot Disclosed
Ir Amim24,000 (2018)
23,100 (2017)
42,000 (2016)
Ma'an Development CenterNot Disclosed
Molad91,140 (2017)


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