Grants for joint activities between schools and youth groups – applications now open!

We are delighted to announce the re-launch of our funding programmes!

The following grants are available to primary and secondary schools (including SEN schools), FE colleges and youth groups for UK-German activities:

  • Partnership Visit Fund – staff planning visits (for teachers, headteachers and youth group leaders)
  • Instant Impact – first-time taster trips for groups of pupils / young people
  • Flexible Funding Scheme – joint thematic projects and activities, including virtual partnership activities and/or reciprocal visits

We also offer school partnership bursaries to help schools maintain existing links with Germany.

Please see the individual programme pages below for full details of our grants. Information in German is available under the ‘Fördermittel’ section of our website.

We are running a series of Q&A webinars for anyone interested in finding out more about UK-German Connection funding programmes. You can sign up via the individual grant pages below.

If you’re planning an exchange but aren’t sure which grant to go for, fill in our quick ‘project outline form’ with some key information and we’ll be happy to help you further.

If you have plans for upcoming activities and would like to discuss your ideas, please contact us via

While the UK-German Connection office is still closed, you can reach us by telephone (weekdays, 10am-5pm) on +44 (0)7894 118445.