Society

Civil Society

We want to strengthen players in civil society in their competencies and support civic involvement wherever it faces social and societal challenges.

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Civil Society

Land Reclaimers. Shaping the Future Locally

We want to help dedicated people who are either already active or wish to become active in making...

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Civil Society

Committed Community

Germany has an active civil society, with some 23 million people involved in work for the public good. To do so, they require structures, resources and contact points on a local level. This is where our network program comes in.

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Civil Society

“Vielfaltsgestalter” – Designing Diversity

We support the setting up of local alliances comprised of representatives of civil society,...

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Civil Society

Responsible Citizens

A democratic society thrives when its citizens assume responsibility within it and for it. With the Responsible Citizens network, we want to present these people to the public and promote the effectiveness of their commitment.

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Civil Society

Diversity Workshop Projects for a Lively Community

Contact between people from different social, cultural, or religious circles is of key importance...

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Muslime in Deutschland

Participation – Muslim Women Get Involved

We support the involvement and participation of Muslim women in German society.

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Transformative Urban and Rural Spaces

SPIELRAUM – Shaping Urban Transformation

With this interdisciplinary program, we are supporting researchers who want to take our cities to...

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Youth and Democracy

Youth Against Extremism

Extremism has many different forms and in times of changes within society continues to be a big challenge. Many young people already get involved in our democratic society and speak out against extremism. We offer them support...

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International Education

Foundation for German-Russian Youth Exchange

Young adults, teachers and youth exchange specialists can find relevant offers here on language...

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Youth and Democracy

"Land in Sicht"

We aim to sensitize teenagers to issues such as right-wing extremism and racism. To do so, we support innovative continuing education measures for education professionals in rural areas.

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Youth and Democracy

NETTZ

Hate speech on the internet has regrettably become an increasingly pressing social issue. The NETTZ network aims to confront the current trend by supporting moral courage on digital media as well as cultivating a positive...

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Global Media

Finding Common Ground

The aim of "Finding Common Ground" is to build an international network of media actors who create new formats for dialogue and exchange together, who overcome digital echo chambers and filter bubbles and who initiate public...

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International Politics and Global Isssues

Engaging with China

A platform for high-ranking speakers from China, Germany, the United States, and other Asian countries to explore economic, political and societal issues related to China.

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Civil Society

Diversity Workshop Projects for a Lively Community

Contact between people from different social, cultural, or religious circles is of key importance...

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International Civil Society

NGO Capacity-Building in India

The Indian NGO sector is changing, therefore we support the training of NGO-Managers, social...

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Richard von Weizsäcker Fellowship

We offer outstanding personalities from over the world a residency of several months at the...

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Migration and Society

Land.Zuhause.Zukunft

We support innovative and viable approaches to the integration and participation of newcomers to rural regions.

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International Education

Ukraine Calling

The training program educates decision-makers from society, education, culture, politics, media, administration and business about the Ukraine and gives them the opportunity to network with German and Ukrainian...

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Education in Early Childhood

ElKiS - Parent-Preschool Language Mediators

A training course for volunteer language mediators (ElKis) who build bridges between preschool...

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International Civil Society

Tools for Citizens

We support young people’s social commitment in rural areas of Turkey with networking and qualification opportunities.

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International Civil Society

Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg

Experience diversity, shape democracy. The Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg encourages young people from Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia to engage actively with their societies on the basis of democratic...

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Muslime in Deutschland

Yallah! Dedicated Young Muslims

We fund projects carried out by young Muslims and support creative ideas that show just how...

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Migration and Society

European Program for Integration and Migration

Together with nine other foundations, we support selected European and national NGOs that are...

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International Civil Society

beyond (un)employment

Together with Impact Hub, the Robert Bosch Stiftung is exploring employment as a factor of social participation.

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International Civil Society

ChangemakerXchange

ChangemakerXchange stands for an exchange of ideas between young people who are working on innovative solutions to social, environmental, or societal problems in their immediate surroundings. At summits, they develop their...

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International Cultural Exchange

Actors of Urban Change

We strengthen the collaboration between actors from the cultural field, the public, and the private sector throughout Europe and support projects for sustainable urban development through cultural activities.

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Otto Mühlschlegel Prize

The prize commemorates the lifetime achievements of philanthropist Otto Mühlschlegel and is presented to individuals who have shown outstanding commitment to the cause of old age and aging.

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Contact persons

Thomas Leppert
Deputy Head of Department
Tel+49 711 46084-970
e-mail to Thomas Leppert