The Democracy Award

The Democracy Award of the Margaretha Lupac Foundation is bestowed every other year, subject to the financial situation of the Foundation. The first award was made in 2004. It amounts to a total of € 15,000, which may be split between up to three winners. The award ceremony takes place in Parliament.

Margaretha Lupac Foundation: Democracy Award 2018

The 2018 Award is split up between three winners: project „100 Jahre Republik – 100 Jahre Leben“ der PH Burgenland in co-operation with the Burgenland provincial education authority (, Peregrina counselling centre for migrant women ( as well as Viennese Hilfswerk - Neighborhood Centers (

Photos of the award ceremony 

Awards made so far: