Programs + Grants
Alliance for Securing Democracy
The Alliance for Securing Democracy develops comprehensive strategies to deter, defend against, and raise the costs on autocratic efforts to undermine and interfere in democratic institutions.
Balkan Trust for Democracy
The Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD) is an award-winning transatlantic initiative that supports democracy, good governance, and Euro-Atlantic integration in South-East Europe.
Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation
The Black Sea Trust fosters a vigilant civil society—the key to democratic progress, social advancement, and conflict resolution in the countries of the Black Sea region.
Fund for Belarus Democracy
The Fund for Belarus Democracy makes support available to citizen initiatives, independent media, and vulnerable groups, enabling them to resist the dictatorial regime and work towards the democratization of Belarus.
The mission of GMF East is to provide policy ideas and create space for debate about reshaping the future of the European security order – especially by addressing the overall question of how to win the confrontation between authoritarian Russia and the democratic West that is playing out on the Alliance’s eastern front.
GMF’s Indo-Pacific Program advances US and European coordination and cooperation on the Indo-Pacific, a region which promises to be the center of gravity in global geopolitics for decades to come.
Risk + Geostrategy
GMF’s Risk + Strategy program provides short- and long-term analyses of the political, geopolitical and geoeconomics risks and emerging trends impacting Europe, the United States, transatlantic relations and the global order, as well as the interplay of domestic and foreign policy in the United States and Europe.
Ukraine: Relief, Resilience, Recovery
In response to Russia’s brutal war against Ukraine, the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) established a comprehensive emergency program to support Ukrainian citizens, civic activists and civil society organizations, and journalists and independent media. The program, “Ukraine: Relief, Resilience, Recovery” (U3R), acknowledges the key roles played by all these actors in the short-term defense and long-term development of a democratic, European, and transatlantic Ukraine.