Science

Transformative Urban and Rural Spaces

We support the collaboration of scientists with citizens, administrative bodies, civil society, and decision-makers in order to make cities and communities fit for the future.

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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

Breaking New Ground. 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

“Vielfaltsgestalter” – Designing Diversity

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

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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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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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Tandem Europe

The exchange program support actors from the cultural field in Europe. They develop and realize in international tandems socially and culturally innovative projects and build long-term collaborations.

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Baladiya - New Paths in Urban Development

We support Moroccan, Tunisian and Algerian experts in the field of urban development to exchange...

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Citymakers China-Germany

An interdisciplinary network for livable cities, to strengthen the cross-sectoral exchange between German and Chinese citymakers, promote innovative ideas and projects, and increase their visibility.

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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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Richard von Weizsäcker Fellowship

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

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EU-China NGO Twinning Program

We promote the exchange between NGOs in Europe and China, as global challenges require...

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Strengthening Civil Society in Southeast Asia

In Southeast Asia, we support people in making their voices heard and implementing their own...

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