We greatly value transparency at ChangemakerXchange and would like to hereby share information about our organization in accordance with the voluntary commitment of the Transparent Civil Society Initiative by Transparency International.

Name, registered office, address and year of foundation

Name: ChangemakerXchange gGmbH
Registered Office: Chorinerstrasse 50, 10435 Berlin, Germany
Headquarters: Chorinerstrasse 50, 10435 Berlin, Germany
Year of Foundation: 2020
Register Number: HRB 217457 B

Complete articles of association and information on the organization's objectives

Please find our bylaws here
Our Objectives: You can learn more about our work here
Our Vision: We envision a world where everyone is part of inclusive communities in which people connect deeply and co-create positive action to serve the wellbeing of people and planet 
Our Mission: ChangemakerXchange is a global community providing safe, supportive, fun, and empowering spaces for changemakers. We foster profound and lasting connections, nurture wellbeing, and enable peer-learning and meaningful collaborations so that changemakers may create, sustain and scale positive change.

Information about tax privileges

Finance Authority: Finanzamt für Körperschaften I, Berlin
Tax Number: DE330498428
Please find our charitable status here
Tax Privileges: Dass die Satzung der Körperschaft ChangemakerXchange gGmbH in der Fassung vom 06.03.2020 die satzungsmäßigen Voraussetzungen nach den §§ 51, 59, 60 und 61 AO erfüllt wurde vom Finanzamt Berlin mit Bescheid vom 22.06.2020 festgestellt. In accordance with our bylaws we support the promotion of civic engagement for charitable purposes, the promotion of science and research, the promotion of education, adult education and vocational training, the promotion of nature conservation and landscape management, the promotion of assistance for the civilian disabled and handicapped, the promotion of an international spirit, tolerance in all areas of culture and the idea of international understanding, the promotion of development cooperation and promotion of equality between women and men (as well as along the entire gender spectrum).

Name and function of key decision-makers

Geschäftsführer:in / Chief Executive Officers: Nicholas McGirl, Matthias Scheffelmeier
Gesellschafter:Innen / Shareholder: Greta Rossi, Nicholas McGirl, Matthias Scheffelmeier
Our Team
Our Partner

Activity report

Please learn more about our activities in 2020 here

Personnel structure
Geschäftsführer:in / Chief Executive Officers: Nicholas McGirl, Matthias Scheffelmeier
Gesellschafter:Innen / Shareholder: Greta Rossi, Nicholas McGirl, Matthias Scheffelmeier
Other full time employees: Anouk Siegrist (Finance and Operations), Miriam Sweeney (Projects and Programmes Manager)
Freelancers / Consultants: Greta Rossi, Nadya Saib, Isabel Glaser, Nicole Winchell, Heliane Rositawati, Alexandra Ioan

Information on the source of funds

You can access our financial report for the year 2020 (Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss Statement) here (official German version) or here (English translation).
Note: The large majority of our Funding in 2020 comes from Foundations (± 60%), Corporate Partners (20%), Individuals (15%) and Business Activities / Wirtschaftlicher Geschäftsbetrieb (5%)

Information on the use of funds

Note: We use our funds across a number of activities and to cover a variety of costs, including: Collective Action Summits, Community Engagement
Accelerator Programs / Capacity Building, Indirect Impact Activities, Train the Trainer Seminars, Knowledge Creation and Sharing, Institutional, Building, Global Youth Changemaker Study, Cross Cutting Functions, Strategy and Planning , Communications, Fundraising, External Fees & Expenses, Administration / Overhead and Internal Salaries

Affiliation with third parties under company law

Geschäftsführer:in / Chief Executive Officers: Nicholas McGirl, Matthias Scheffelmeier
Close Partners: ChangemakerXchange was originally co-created by Ashoka and Robert Bosch Stiftung and is now an independent global initiative. We're however still very closely affiliated with both organizations.

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

2020: Ashoka, Robert Bosch Stiftung
2021: Robert Bosch Stiftung, ALV Stiftung, Bosch Alumni Network, and SAP