Initiative “Transparente Zivilgesellschaft” (transparent civil society)

Information on the LIFE Initiative in accordance with the voluntary commitment of the Initiative “Transparente Zivilgesellschaft”

We have joined the Initiative “Transparente Zivilgesellschaft” and are committed to making the following ten pieces of information available to the public and keeping them up to date:

1. Name, address and year of establishment

  • LIFE Initiative e.V., Berlin
  • c/o Ramin Goo, Oranienstraße 203, 10999 Berlin
  • Contact: Ramin Goo, e-mail:, phone: +49 30 233 213 00
  • Year of establishment 2023

2. Statutes and goals of our organization

  • Status of the LIFE Initiative
  • The LIFE Initiative has set itself the goal of helping socially disadvantaged people with bureaucratic problems, financial emergencies, and dealing with government institutions in an easily accessible way. With online counseling, coaching, and other information and support services, the LIFE Initiative aims to help people overcome difficult situations on their own and to act as a bridge to existing assistance services.

3. Information on tax exemption

  • The LIFE Initiative e.V. is charitable because of the promotion
    – of benevolent purposes,
    – of education and training,
    – of aid for politically, racially or religiously persecuted and refugees, as well as
    – of civic engagement for charitable purposes
    according to the last notice we received from the Tax Office for Corporations I, Berlin, tax number 27/671/59876 dated February 20, 2023, in accordance with Section 5 (1) No. 9 of the German Corporation Tax Act (KStG) and Section 3 No. 6 of the German Trade Tax Act (GewStG).

4. Name and function of decision makers

  • Board: Ramin Goo
  • Board: Lucy Belau
  • Board: Florian Reith

5. Activity report

6. Personnel structure

  • The LIFE Initiative e.V. has 46 volunteers and 2 full-time employees (as of 31.12.2023).

7. Information about the source of funds

8. Information about the use of funds

9. Affiliated third parties

  • Member of: Paritätischer Wohlfahrtsverband Landesverband Berlin e. V.

10. Names of persons whose annual contribution exceeds ten percent of our total annual income

  • Deutsche Stiftung für Engagement und Ehrenamt, Woldegker Chaussee 35, 17235 Neustrelitz
  • Postcode Lotterie DT gemeinnützige GmbH, Martin-Luther-Platz 28, 40212 Düsseldorf