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Welcome Youth Groups!

Are you looking for tips and help for setting up partnerships with a German Youth Group, detailed reports on successful projects, as well as the latest opportunities, funding and online resources? This page provides a brief overview of how UK-German Connection can support you.

This section is especially for youth workers, combining news, advice, useful resources and, most importantly, your contributions.

Opportunities and funding

Are you looking to do something different with your Youth Group? We have funding opportunities specifically for projects between UK and German Youth groups, including:

  • Youth Challenge Fund - You can apply for up to £2500 to undertake a project with a youth group from the other country through our Youth Challenge Fund.
  • Celebratory Fund - for youth groups who already have a longstanding partnership with a youth group in Germany to finance an anniversary celebration or project.
  • Instant Impact- provides top-up grants for taster trips and first-time visits to Germany for young people.

Please see our funding section for a full list of our funding opportunities.

Looking for a partner?

Have a look at our linking advice on how to find a partner Youth Group and how to keep your partnership alive!

Project ideas

Want to start a project with a German Youth Group but lacking inspiration? Take a look at examples of successful projects we've funded in our showcase section and get some ideas for your own!

the-voyage website

Our voyage website (for teenagers) and voyage-kids website (for children) contains information for young people about German culture and traditions, current opportunities, games, quizzes and activities to try out. Why not introduce your youth group to this and get them to try it out?

Health and safety

On our health and safety pages you will find important information and advice on child safety - during trips abroad or while surfing the internet.

Current opportunities and deadlines

Keep on top of our current opportunities and application deadlines by looking at our opportunities database and using our search tool to find programmes relevant for your youth group.


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