Statistics: Payments by the National Fund
The gesture payment, intended to express acknowledgement of the injustices suffered by people under National Socialism, is the central undertaking of the National Fund. Between 1995 and 2016 gesture payments have been made totaling around 157 million Euros.
Gesture payments, as at September 2016
Compensation for seized tenancy rights pursuant to Sec. 2b of the National Fund Law
Compensation for the Nazi-related seizure of tenancy rights, household effects and personal valuables was paid from 2001. The compensation took the form of a lump sum payment of 7,630 Euros or 7,000 US Dollars per person and an additional payment of 1,000 Euros per person. In total, the National Fund has disbursed around 175 million Euros as compensation for seized tenancy rights.
Compensation for seized tenancy rights, as at September 2016
Hardship Compensation Fund
Between 2000 and 2016, 93 payments of 5,087.10 Euros, in total around 473,000 Euros were made from the Hardship Compensation Fund.
Looted Gold Fund
Between 1999 and 2010, 48 payments of 5,087.10 Euros, in total around 244,000 Euros were made from the Looted Gold Fund.
Proceeds from the disposition of art
Since 2012, 19 payments of 5,087.10 Euros, in total 86,000 Euros have been made from the proceeds from the disposition of art.