The Adalbert-Raps-Stiftung

Since 1978 the Adalbert-Raps-Stiftung, based in Kulmbach, Germany, has been a contact partner for social and scientific matters, supporting to committed people in Upper Franconia as well as nationally and internationally. The guiding principle of our work remains consistent: improving social support in Kulmbach and the region of Upper Franconia into the future while at the same time promoting food research at the international level, as per the mission of our founder Adalbert Raps.

Support foundation, network driver, initiator

In addition to its involvement in individual projects and cooperations, the foundation sets the tone as a funding partner in Upper Franconia and the world by launching programmes and initiatives that provide the appropriate scientific and social framework for pressing issues of the future.

The impact of the Adalbert-Raps-Stiftung goes beyond its funding of social and scientific projects: it is also driven by the desire to provide support in terms of content and the aspiration to strengthen networking among those involved.

A grant-making foundation with strong backing

The Adalbert-Raps-Stiftung is a silent partner of RAPS GmbH & Co. KG in Kulmbach. It is the commitment of the more than 900 employees of RAPS GmbH & Co. KG that enables the Adalbert-Raps-Stiftung to fulfil its mission . This is one of the reasons why we, as a funding partner, always act according to the principle of a responsible, efficient and effective approach within the framework of our foundation work.

Have we sparked your interest?

Learn more about our commitment, the history of the Adalbert-Raps-Stiftung and the different ways to apply for a grant onthe following pages.

Do you have a request or question? Our team is of course happy to assist you.

Adalbert Raps

A licenced pharmacist and ·visionary entrepreneur with a great passion for the medicinal use of plants: learn more about our founder Adalbert Raps.


The foundation, as a non-profit organisation, exclusively pursues its charitable
and benevolent aims directly.


Commitment, initiative, a sense of responsibility and professional competence make up the framework of our daily work. Get to know the team at the Adalbert-Raps-Stiftung.