The Bertelsmann Foundation Fellowship (BFF), formerly known as the Congressional European Parliamentary Initiative (CEPI), facilitates the exchange of ideas and experiences among senior staff of the German Bundestag and European Parliament, elected U.S. state legislators, and select private sector individuals. It provides participants with exposure to legislative processes, policy formulation, and political and institutional challenges in the United States and Europe.
Climate Action by EU Citizens Delivers for Development, brand name SPARK, raises awareness, increases capacity, and supports EU citizens, particularly young people, to build public support for ambitious climate change and development policies which have gender equality at the core. A diverse consortium of 20 organisations under the umbrellas of Oxfam and the Climate Action Network Europe (CAN Europe) are part of this initiative, and its activities will take place in 13 EU Member States. Partners bring together experience of climate change campaigning and communication in Europe, gender equality, European youth mobilisation, and climate change development programmes in the Global South.
Every year, the platform Europe Lab brings together young people from over 30 European countries, unlocking opportunities for dialogue and common learning. Europe Lab #6 was organised by the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum in cooperation with Dialogue in Progress (Assen), the Institute for a Greater Europe, HÆSHTÆG, the Bodies Unbound collective and Stichting CAAT Projects. It is funded by the EuropeanUnion and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Europe Lab #6 participants were offered grants to realise their project on decolonial encounters.
The Social Impact Lab Bonn Scholarship supported social startups and organisations in the Bonn region with individual coaching, qualification, access to relevant networks and barrier-free coworking workplaces in the entrepreneurial realization of their social-innovative idea.
FutureLab Europe (FLE) is a programme that enables bright young Europeans aged 20-30 from across the continent to shape the future of Europe through their civic engagement. FutureLab Europe is supported by the Network of European Foundations (NEF), a consortium of major European foundations. FLE participants were offered grants to realise their project.