Environmental subsidies in Germany

On these portals, clever conservationists will find all kinds of suggestions on how to get financial assistance for their environmental projects. Get more information on what kind of projects can receive financial aid or tips on how to fill out application forms.

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Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

What is Germany doing to protect the climate? How can we make sure that energy remains affordable for everyone? What happens to old nuclear power plants? The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, BMUB for short, is responsible for defining and implementing sustainable environmental policy. The BMUB includes the Federal Environmental Agency, the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation and the Federal Office for Radiation Protection.

www.bmub.bund.de

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) works towards greater democracy and human rights all over the world. The Ministry’s goals include the fair distribution of resources, finding peaceful solutions to conflicts and providing for a stable food supply. The work of the BMZ is based on the millennium campaign conducted by the United Nations, a global program designed to reduce poverty.

www.bmz.de

German Foundation for the Environment

How can you convert high-rise apartment buildings into energy-saving housing: anyone planning such innovative, exemplary projects for the preservation of the environment can apply for funding to the German Foundation for the Environment (DBU – Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt). The DBU, one of the largest foundations in Europe, is guided by the vision of sustainable development.

www.dbu.de

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Established in January 2011, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) brings together the long-standing expertise of the Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst (German Development Service – DED), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (German agency for technical cooperation – GTZ) and Inwent – Capacity Building International, Germany. The GIZ is a federally owned enterprise which supports international cooperation for sustainable development. Carrying out refugee programmes, dispatching aid workers, providing mediation and conflict guidance or managing reconstruction measures: whatever the need, the GIZ supports people and societies in more than 130 developing, transition and industrialized countries.

www.giz.de