The Memorial Foundation for the Victims of Auschwitz-Birkenau

The Memorial Foundation for the Victims of Auschwitz-Birkenau

  • Foundation credencials
  • 0000056503 Polish KRS ID
  • 070404533 Regon Number
  • 549-000-33-61 NIP Tax Number
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The Auschwitz-Birkenau Death Camp Victims Memorial Foundation was called into existence in May 1990 to support the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oświęcim in carrying out its statutory aims. The main goals of the work of the Foundation are to

  • help to preserve, maintain, and conserve the buildings, records, and archival holdings of the former Auschwitz death camp;
  • financially support the research, educational, and publishing work of the Museum, as well as creative work on camp themes;
  • cooperate with Polish and foreign circles and institutions interested in cultivating the remembrance of the victims of Auschwitz Concentration Camp.

During the twenty years of its existence the Foundation has extended almost 19 million zloty in support of various activities of the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum:

  • approximately 5.5 million zloty for the conservation of museum exhibits and archival holdings, the renovation of Museum buildings, and care for its natural surroundings;
  • approximately 10 million zloty for publications on the history of the Auschwitz camp;
  • approximately 1 million zloty for educational work conducted by the Museum;
  • approximately 1 million zloty for equipping the Museum with computers, printers, scanners, microscopes, lawnmowers, snowplows, and leaf blowers.

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