Become a host organization for our Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship program!

You want to meet and work with young talents who are eager to contribute to your organization’s mission? Then become part of our Ruhr fellowship program today!

The NYC Civic Engagement Commission (CEC) was established by the voters of New York City as part of an amendment to the City Charter in 2018. The CEC’s mission is to enhance civic participation, promote civic trust, and strengthen democracy in NYC. The CEC works to accomplish this mission through its programming, including: “The People’s Money” – NYC’s first-ever citywide participatory budgeting process; “DemocracyNYC” – a voter engagement initiative that provides interpreters at election poll sites; supporting Community Boards by providing trainings and resources to board members; programming and partnerships with other City agencies to increase awareness and access to city services; “The People’s Bus” – a retired Corrections vehicle transformed into mobile community center. 

The American India Foundation is committed to improving the lives of India’s underprivileged, with aspecial focus on women, children, and youth. AIF does this through high impact interventions ineducation,health, and livelihoods, because poverty is multidimensional. AIF’s unique valueproposition is its broad engagement between communities, civil society, and expertise, therebybuilding a lasting bridge between the United States and India. With offices in New York andCalifornia, twelve chapters across the U.S., and India operations headquartered in Delhi NCR, AIF hasimpacted 12.9 million lives across 26 states of India since 2001. 

The FACC-NY is a premier business organization, serving as a vital link between the United States and France. With its extensive network and strategic events, FACC-NY enables professionals and companies to forge strong transatlantic partnerships and capitalize on lucrative business opportunities. Through its innovative programs and industry expertise, FACC-NY empowers members to navigate complex international markets, driving economic growth and fostering fruitful collaborations. 

The German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York promotes innovation and collaboration by planning and hosting events focused on current, topical issues in science and the humanities and by taking part in conferences, science fairs, and career fairs. The DWIH New York was established in 2010 to strengthen Germany’s reputation as a land of research, science, and innovation by providing a platform for leaders in science, business, tech, and the humanities to engage in transatlantic exchange and collaboration. 

The Goethe Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany operational worldwide with 159 institutes, promoting the study of the German language and culture abroad, and encouraging international cultural exchange and relations. 

Lafayette College is anindependent, academically competitive, and diverse in culture andperspectiveinstitution founded in March 1826.It offersundergraduate programs on acoeducational, residential campus rich in history and beauty.In an environment that fosters thefree exchange of ideas, Lafayette College seeks to nurture the inquiring mind and to integrateintellectual, social, and personal growth.

Meet The People is an international group company that has a portfolio of agencies bringing together key marketing services under one umbrella. Headquartered in New York, the group agency is combining solutions from Creative and Design to Strategy, Activation, and Measurement. Backed by Innovatus Capital Partners LLC, MTP is deeply committed to the idea that people are at the core of any organization and drive success, and that advertising works best when clients have access to expertise and deep talent.

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