Funding Criteria
Funding Criteria
Your proposal must fulfill the criteria (Project Funding criteria / Future Lab criteria) and be a thematic fit for one of our areas of activity: 

I. Politics and Society

Our “Politics and Society” area of activity funds German-Israeli projects that work together on options for shaping democracy and generate potential solutions to current political and social challenges. We are particularly happy to fund projects that deal with individual aspects of the following thematic areas:

  • current challenges for democracies and democratic structures
  • demographic developments
  • the role of religion(s) in our societies
  • migration, refugee and immigration policy
  • human rights protection
  • dealing with fears, prejudices, and insecurities

II. Innovation and Technology

Our “Innovation and Technology” area of activity funds German-Israeli projects which together develop ideas for implementation and techniques that contribute to sustainable thinking and actions. We are particularly happy to fund projects that deal with individual aspects of the following thematic areas:
  • digital society
  • the digital economy
  • Industry 4.0
  • smart cities
  • sustainability and the implementation of the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs)
  • management of natural resources (energy, water)
  • protecting diversity
III. Cultures and Communication

Our “Cultures and Communication” area of activity funds German-Israeli projects that champion pluralist societies and a transparent, friendly culture of communication. We are particularly happy to fund projects that deal with individual aspects of the following thematic areas:
  • internet cultures, social media, and media trends
  • digital communication challenges for political cultures
  • social bots und public opinion
  • diverse societies
  • participation via education
  • gender equality