The Foundation develops independent funding initiatives in pioneering new areas of research. Additionally, support can be provided for unusually innovative project proposals and in the area of science communication; research institutions in the Federal State of Lower Saxony are also eligible for additional support.
In the following you will find an overview of all the Foundation's current funding opportunities. Use the two search filters to narrow your search.
Please note that several categories are excluded from funding. The exclusion criteria can be found under "What we do NOT fund". For instance, at the present time it is not possible for the Foundation to fund individual PhD fellowships or student stipends.