The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) strengthens transatlantic cooperation on regional, national, and global challenges and opportunities in the spirit of the Marshall Plan.
GMF contributes research and analysis and convenes leaders on transatlantic issues relevant to policymakers. GMF offers rising leaders opportunities to develop their skills and networks through transatlantic exchange, and supports civil society in the Balkans and Black Sea regions by fostering democratic initiatives, rule of law, and regional cooperation.
Founded in 1972 as a non-partisan, nonprofit organization through a gift from Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF maintains a strong presence on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to its headquarters in Washington, DC, GMF has offices in Berlin, Paris, Brussels, Belgrade, Ankara, Bucharest, and Warsaw. GMF also has smaller representations in Bratislava, Turin, and Stockholm.
They provide effective ways forward to solving today’s transatlantic policy issues.
They offer rising and established leaders dynamic opportunities to build transatlantic bridges.
They support civil society by fostering democratic initiatives, rule of law, and regional cooperation.
Over four decades, GMF has honed four main core competencies for stimulating transatlantic debate and policy innovation: Network Building, Grantmaking, Research & Analysis, and Convening.
This unique toolkit is rooted in relationships on both sides of the Atlantic, from policy makers to policy implementers and influencers throughout more than 40 countries. GMF’s capabilities are enhanced by its geographic footprint with local access in Washington, DC, and seven European capital cities.
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