2016 Grant Recipients


Agnes Scott College – Atlanta, GA                                                      


In recognition of the importance of German Studies at Agnes

Scott College, the second year of a third 3-year grant will enable the continued development of educational resources and activities for an expanded German Studies Program at the College including student and faculty study trips abroad, a speaker series and on-campus activities.  




University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia


Second year of a 3-year grant to support the University of Georgia Summer Teacher Education in Germany Scholarship Program. 




Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia                                  


Second year of a third 3-year grant provides support for a partnership between Kennesaw State University and Paderborn University in Germany.  In the German 4 Georgia/Paderborn program, scholars from Paderborn study and assist at Kennesaw State each year while Kennesaw students and faculty members study and work in Paderborn.  The program also coordinates teaching and community engagement projects with local high school exchange programs and facilitates statewide events for German learners in Georgia.     



University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia


Grant supports the University’s annual exchange program in Oldenburg, Germany for 2016.




Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia


Second year of a 3-year grant to support The Halle Foundation German Initiative at Georgia Tech.  The grant will be used to help students afford the global component of the Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (ALIS) Bachelor of Science degree.  Support is also provided for the German summer immersion program offered as part of the global initiative.  




Felix-Fechenbach-Berufskolleg, Detmold, Germany


The Halle International Exchange is a long-standing exchange between the Felix-Fechenbach-Berufkolleg in Detmold, Germany and Atlanta Technical College in Atlanta, Georgia.  Established in 1988, this exchange program brings together young professionals and students of technical colleges who work together on classroom projects and perform internships in their profession.  Grant supports the exchange of 10-12 students and administrators from each school for a two week visit alternate years to Detmold or Atlanta.  




Emory University Candler School of Theology Atlanta, Georgia


Grant supports the publication of “Catholic Responses to Martin Luther”.  Funding limited to acquisition costs and honorariums to contributors.




High Museum of Art 


Grant supports exhibition of photographer Walker Evans.  




University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, Georgia


Grant supports programs promoting German studies including guest speakers, international outreach and scholarly research.

German Cultural Center/Goethe Zentrum, Atlanta, Georgia


2016 General Support  




German School of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia


2016 General Support





American Council on Germany, New York, New York    $5,000.00




Atlantik-Bruecke e.V., Berlin, Germany $7,000.00

Corporate Membership


German American Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta, Georgia         $15,000.00

VIP Membership



Southeastern Council of Foundations, Atlanta, Georgia $600.00




World Affairs Council of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia          $1,000.00





 Total 2016 Grants Awarded:
$ 304,600.00 
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