Donor: Robert Bosch Foundation
Application procedure: Concept Note
Donor base: Germany
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: ongoing

Financial details

Grant size: Medium - up to $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: 68.000.000€
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: -
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Education
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Health
  • Human Rights
  • Peace & Conflict Resolution
  • Research, Technology & Innovation
  • Social Inclusion

Project Locations

  1. Africa

      Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe

  2. America

      Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela

  3. Asia

      Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen

  4. Europe

      Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine


1) Objective

The Robert Bosch Foundation is one of the major German Foundations associated with a private company and has managed the philanthropic bequest of company founder Robert Bosch for over 50 years. Their international funding aims to support those projects that serve to facilitate conflict transformation in conflict (and post-conflict) societies in different regions. The Robert Bosch also pursues its aims in a nonpartisan and independent manner. Their projects and programs tackle social challenges in order to develop solutions and bring about change.

They also support third-party projects that are submitted to them and that correspond with their funding goals. Their international program focuses on: peacebuilding, promoting youth leaders, media, education, cultural exchange, building a stronger Europe, societies in transformation, and international civic cooperation.

2) Eligibility

Eligible to receive grant funding are non-profit organisations and institutions whose projects align with the Foundation’s aims.

3) Location

They fund projects in Africa, America, Asia, Europe (with a focus on Eastern and Southeastern Europe, Turkey, Russia, North Africa, United States, China, Japan, and India).

4) Budget

They have an annual grant budget of around €68,000,000 for an average of about 800 internal and external projects a year (average grant size €85,000). The Foundation has provided grants worth more than €1 billion since its founding.

5) Application

They only accept preliminary inquiries and do not accept any unsolicited applications. In order to ensure that they can deal with the inquiry in a timely and targeted manner, they request the following: the inquiry must summarize the project idea and finance (not more than two pages), after the inquiry has been examined, they either request to file an application or send a rejection letter. It can be sent via email all year round. In addition they offer various calls for proposals during the year on their website for special funding schemes.

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