Since 1996 the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for the Victims of National Socialism has been promoting projects that are both dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Nazi regime and for the benefit of the survivors of National Socialist persecution. more... Projects
In 2001 the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism was put in charge of paying compensation for withdrawn tenancy rights, household property, personal valuables and effects, on the basis of the Washington Agreement. more... Compensation of Tenancy Rights
In 1998/1999 the National Fund of the Republic of Austria was assigned by law the responsibility to dispose of art works "without heirs" that had been transferred from public property, for the benefit of NS victims. more... Restitution of Art Works
Call to tender for a design concept and implementation thereof for the Austrian national exhibition at Auschwitz
The tender document for those wishing to apply to submit a concept for the design of the Austrian national exhibition at the State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau and to oversee the realization of this concept had been available since 7 August 2014. The deadline for submissions was 8 September 2014. more... Call to tender for a design concept and implementation thereof for the Austrian national exhibition at Auschwitz
The renewed conception of the Austrian national exhibition at Auschwitz-Birkenau. January 2015 sees the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. To mark this occasion, the concept for the new Austrian national exhibition at the State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau will be presented in the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna together with the work undertaken on the project so far and the terms and circumstances under which it is being carried out. more... From the Victim's Paradigm to a European Culture of Remembrance?
The Coordination of the Redesign of the Austrian Memorial Site in the Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau by the National Fund more... "Austria in Auschwitz"
Information on the present state of the Redesign of the Austrian Exhibition at the State Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau more... New Exhibition - Update
It is very important for the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism to encourage society to come to terms with the events and consequences of the years of National Socialist rule in Austria. By recording life stories, the years 1938 to 1945 in Austria are documented from the victims' perspective. more... Life Stories - Autobiographical Recollections
Ilse Nusbaum Ilse Nusbaum was born in Austria in 1933. She lived with her parents and her grandmother in Eisenstadt and had to leave Austria after the "Anschluss". more... My father's dissertation
Gottfried A. Gottfried A. was born in 1920 in a small Styrian village near Leoben. His father was harassed and persecuted as early as the era of Austrofascism due to his Social Democratic views, which affected the whole family. more... ... we didn't want to have anything to do with this war
Edith Jayne Edith Jayne was born on 9 June 1936 in Vienna. As her father was Jewish the family had to flee Austria in 1938. They managed to go to Portugal and there the family stayed until May 1941 when they emigrated to the USA. Today Edith Jayne lives in Great Britain. In 1998 Edith Jayne wrote a letter to the National Fund about her life story. more... Life Story
Here you can find all information and documents necessary for a project grant application. more... Applying for Project Grants
The projects of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for Victims of National Socialism are financed from two different sources. There is the budget item "project development", on the one hand, which is indicated in the National Fund Law (BGBl. 432/1995) and, on the other hand, there is money pursuant to the law on allocations to the International Fund for Victims of National Socialism ("Looted Gold" . BGBl. I 182/1998). more... Project Guidelines