Kultur Aktiv e.V. is a signatory to the Declaration of Commitment of the Transparent Civil Society Initiative.

1. Name, registered office, address and year of foundation

Kultur Aktiv e.V.
Bautzner Straße 49 – 01099 Dresden – Germany

Contact person
Members of the Board – – +49 351 811 3755

Registered at Dresden Local Court, VR 4087
Year of foundation: 2002

2. Complete statutes as well as information on the objectives of our organisation

3. Details of the tax concession

According to the last exemption notice we received from the Dresden-Nord tax office (tax number 202/142/07061) dated 27.01.2023 (assessment period 2019 to 2021), we are exempt from corporation tax under § 5 Abs. 1 Nr. 9 of Körperschaftsteuergesetz (Corporation Tax Act) and from trade tax under § 3 Nr. 6 of Gewerbesteuergesetz (Trade Tax Act).

Kultur Aktiv e.V. is recognised as a non-profit organisation – tax-privileged purposes according to 51 ff. AO – for

  • promotion of art and culture
  • the promotion of international attitudes, tolerance in all areas of culture and the idea of international understanding.


4. Name and function of key decision-makers

Board of Directors
Marcus Oertel (1st Chairman)
Michael Gottwald (2nd Chairman)
Thomas Richter (Treasurer)

Simon Wolf (Culture) – until 30/09/2023
Jacqueline Zelinka (Finance)

5. Activity report

6. Staff structure

See Activity Report 2022, page 4

7. Information on the source of funds

See I/O statement 2022

8. Information on the use of funds

See I/O statement 2022

9. Legal relationship with third parties

Landesverband Soziokultur Sachsen e.V. (Saxony Sociocultural Association)
Kultur Aktiv is a member of the Landesverband Soziokultur Sachsen e.V.
Managing Director Simon Wolf Member of the Board of the Landesverband Soziokultur Sachsen e.V.

Netzwerk Kultur Dresden (Network Culture Dresden)
Kultur Aktiv is a founding member of the Netzwerk Kultur Dresden.

10. Names of persons whose annual payments amount to more than 10 % of the total annual budget

Landeshauptstadt Dresden24,1 %
Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Soziales und Gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalt23,4 %
Bundesamt für Auswärtige Angelegenheiten20,8%
European Cultural Foundation12,1%

Period under review: calendar year 2022

Last update: October 2023; Next update: May 2024 at the latest.