World Social Initiative Forum: Ignites Individual Potential and Societal Change through Anthroposophy-in-Dialogue

“A healthy social life is found only when, in the mirror of each soul, the whole community finds its reflection, and when, in the whole community, the virtue of each one is living”

 Rudolf Steiner

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About us

The Social Initiative Forum (SIF) is a non-profit initiative hosted by the Section for Social Sciences at the Goetheanum. SIF connects initiatives and individuals addressing key social issues of our time manifesting in communities around the world. Our aim is to strengthen social organisations working mainly, but not exclusively, through an Anthroposophical approach, to reduce poverty, marginalisation and to minimise disadvantaged conditions in communities.

SIF is becoming a vibrant community that organises international Forums led by local people in cooperation with the network. Its online platform presents the work carried out by spiritually-minded social initiatives around the world.

SIF organisations and individuals work towards social transformation through initiatives in the fields of education, agriculture, medicine, economics and the arts.

Vision & Mision


View of the multidimensional nature of the human being and a spiritual grounding on social work.


Learning from the needs and challenges of the current global situation, where we work in places we are invited to and share a process in which we shape a program together.


Enhance a growing sense of Self for healthy social integration through a strong culture of sharing holistic ways of working in the social field that will impact both the Self and Society.

Upcoming Forum

Living In Between Spaces: The First WSIF Webinar Series
starts Jul 31, 16:00 CET on Facebook Live

31 Jul 2020 – 15 Jan 2021 | WSIF Facebook Live



Our Network is an open community of social initiatives working out of Anthroposophy towards social transformation in the fields of education, agriculture, health, politics and cultural life.”

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