The S.E.R Fondation D was founded in 1996 in Würzburg and recognized by the Lower Franconia government as a public foundation under civil law with its seat in Würzburg. It is non-profit, non-denominational and politically neutral and advocates peaceful understanding between peoples, cultures and religions.
The Board of Trustees of the S.E.R. Foundation D was formed by 70 founding founders and represented by the chairman of the board of trustees. They elect their foundation board from among their number.