The Anni and Heinrich Sussmann Foundation was founded in 1989 according to the will of Heinrich Sussmann. The foundation’s goal is to support artists committed to the ideals of democracy and antifascism.
Over the years the Anni and Heinrich Sussmann foundation has awarded numerous awards to artists. Until 2015 our foundation focused on Austrian artists, from 2015 on the Sussmann awards are also bestowed on international artists.
The board of the Anni and Heinrich Sussmann foundation: Friedemann Derschmidt, Ronen Eidelman, and Daniela Zobel,
new board members since 2019: Annemarie Steidl, Volkmar Klien