Sciana - The Health Leaders Network

Leaders in health and health care are being encouraged to become part of the second cohort of a groundbreaking international initiative. The network brings together professionals from the UK, Germany, and Switzerland to improve health and health care across Europe and further afield. Through September 29, 2017.

"On y va - auf geht’s - let's go!"

We support projects on active citizenship which bring together participants from Germany, France and at least one other EU country. The aim of the ideas competition is to support European citizens in their involvement in international projects and create a network of active European citizens. Through October 4, 2017.

Actors of Urban Change

We promote sustainable and participatory urban development through cultural activities and collaboration in Europe. Over the course of 18 months, teams from various European cities receive support for the implementation of their joint local projects, obtain professional qualification, and engage in networking opportunities. Apply through September 22, 2017.

Reporters in the Field

We support research projects by journalists from all over Europe. We offer grants of up to 5,000 Euros to international teams for cross-border research of a relevant story of their choice. Freelance or staff journalists (print, broadcast, web, or cross-media) are eligible to apply through August 27, 2017.

Der Deutsche Schulpreis

We award schools for their outstanding educational achievements with the German School Award (Der Deutsche Schulpreis). The main award is endowed with 100,000 euros. All types of schools in Germany as well as German schools abroad can apply through October 15, 2017.

Sustainably Committed - Qualification and Networking of Voluntary Involvement in Refugee Work

We support initiatives and projects that promote a systematic and sustainable structuring of the commitment to refugee work.

Get Together! Strengthening Dialog between Refugees and Local Communities

We support pilot projects that initiate on-site meetings between local populations and refugees on an equal footing. Initiatives from communities with up to 100.000 citizens or structurally weak areas are eligible to apply for funding.

Diversity Workshop. Projects for a Lively Community

Young people in Germany are growing up in a society that is as colorful and diverse as never before. Contact between people from different social, cultural, or religious circles is of key importance to mutual understanding and social cohesion. This is where the “Diversity Workshop” projects come into play. Apply through September 15.


We support the Elmar-Tophoven-Mobility-Fund that is targeted at literary translators with the language combination French and German. The fund sponsors international work stays and provides financial resources for events that present the translators's projects.

Our Common Future

The goal of Our Common Future is to give teachers and students the ability to actively discover the latest findings in sustainability research. At the same time, the students become acquainted with university courses related to sustainability. Through November 30, 2017.

Exchange Program for German and French Young Journalists

We invite young journalists from France, Germany, and another country to seminars and offer them internships in a German or French editorial office. Media companies and journalism schools can suggest eligible candidates, a direct application is not possible.

Funding for Projects in the Field of Peace and Conflict Transformation

We support projects and initiatives that seek to transform and reshape conflicts and thus contribute to peace-keeping. We are particularly eager to support projects that make it possible to transfer good practice from one region or target group to another. Grant applications will be accepted throughout the year.

Yallah! Dedicated Young Muslims

We support projects carried out by young Muslims and creative ideas that show just how diverse "our Islam" is in Germany. Projects and initiatives conducted by young Muslims between 16 and 30 years of age who want to change something in their living environment can now apply for funding. The young people should apply as well as organize and carry out the projects themselves.