GMF at 50
This year the German Marshall Fund marks its 50th anniversary and the 75th anniversary of the Marshall Plan. These historic moments serve as an opportunity to highlight the achievements of one of the most important American diplomatic initiatives of the 20th century and how its legacy lives on today through GMF and its mission.
Announcing the GMF Hope Fund
Stand with the global GMF community by donating to the GMF Hope Fund for urgent assistance, including funds for emergency evacuation and relocation support, to our civil society grantees, fellows, and alumni who have become victims of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Russia’s War on Ukraine
Read the latest news and insights on the unfolding situation in Ukraine from our experts.
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Stories of Impact
"Putin can bomb and destroy Ukrainian cities, but he has already lost this war, because the Ukrainian nation is united in will to resist and fight back, be free and sovereign. I am proud of my people, army, government, and president."
GMF's Open European Dialogue (OED) has been selected by the OECD’s Observatory for Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) as a global best practice and an “innovative network tackling cross-border innovation.”
"The images you see of Belarus in the media cannot tell you everything that is happening there now. When I traveled to my home country shortly after the presidential elections, I found myself at the center of the Belarusian protests and was able to witness the events on the ground. What I saw there is both inspiring and unsettling."
“As a person with a disability, government officials were not going to meet with me if they heard that there was a person with a disability who wanted to meet them. But when they heard that a MMF wanted to meet them, they went out of their way to make that happen. The prestige and reputation of the MMF program and GMF got me in the room when I would not have otherwise been allowed in.”
“This information that we are a different country, a different republic, was introduced to us early. When you’re a little girl who has to identify herself with one side or the other…it is sad to deal with.”