Funders, partners, networks

The Berghof Foundation is proud to collaborate with a range of funders, partners, and networks.

We are grateful to all of our funders, partners, and network companions. Through our collaboration and partnership, we are able to leverage local knowledge, build sustainable engagements, and expand our impact.


Our work benefits from the generous funding of many donors who support our mission of creating space for conflict transformation.

  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Entwicklungshilfe
  • Baden-Württemberg Stiftung, Germany
  • Berghof Foundation Trust
  • Berliner Zentrum für Internationale Friedenseinsätze gGmbH (ZIF)
  • Brot für die Welt – Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst, Germany
  • City of Hamburg via Institut für Friedensforschung und Sicherheitspolitik (IFSH), Germany
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Germany
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
  • Deutschen Stiftung Friedensforschung (DSF)
  • Ein Netz für Kinder
  • Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Amman, Jordan
  • European Commission (HORIZON 2020 - EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation)
  • European Union Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO)
  • Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA), Switzerland
  • Federal Foreign Office, Germany
  • Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Initiative "Ein Netz für Kinder", Germany
  • Finn Church Aid, Finland
  • Förderverein Peace Education
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom
  • Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Germany
  • Friends of Berghof Peace Education
  • Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, zivik Funding Programme, Germany
  • International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada
  • Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland
  • Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF), Norway
  • Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
  • Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany
  • Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Japan
  • Stanford University
  • State Agency for Civic Education Baden-Wuerttemberg
  • swisspeace
  • United States Institute of Peace (USIP)


Over the years, we have collaborated with or received support from many partners all around the world, including:

  • Afghan Human Rights Research and Advocacy Organization, Afghanistan
  • African Foundation for Development (AFFORD), United Kingdom
  • African Union High Level Implementation Panel for Sudan and South Sudan
  • African Union Peace and Security Department
  • Agency for Social, Economic & Cultural Development, Tskhinval/i
  • Al- Balqa' Applied University, Jordan
  • Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran
  • Aluna Psicosocial
  • Association for Development Cooperation (AGEH), Germany
  • Atlantic Initiative, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Berlin Center for Integrative Mediation (CSSP), Germany
  • Brot für die Welt – Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst, Germany
  • Center for Conflict Studies and Cultural Diversity, Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Thailand
  • Center for Dialogue, Research and Cooperation, Ethiopia
  • Center for International Peace Operations (ZIF), Germany
  • Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Center for Peace Mediation at the Europa-Universität Viadrina, Germany
  • Center for Public Policy and Democracy Studies (PODEM), Turkey
  • Centre for Training and Development of Ex-Combatants (CEDAC), Burundi
  • Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular (CINEP), Colombia
  • City of Tübingen, Germany
  • Clingendael Institute of International Relations - Conflict Research Unit, the Netherlands
  • Common Space Initiative, Lebanon
  • Como Consult GmbH, Germany
  • Conciliation Resources, United Kingdom
  • Danish Refugee Council (DRC), Denmark
  • Dar al-Fatwa, Lebanon
  • Deep South Watch, Thailand
  • Democracy Lab, Macedonia
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany
  • Escola de Cultura de Pau, Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona (ECP), Spain
  • ESSEC IRENÉ (Institute for Research and Education on Negotiation), France
  • European External Action Service (EEAS), Belgium
  • European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO), Belgium
  • Finn Church Aid, Finland
  • Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Gender and Development Initiative (GDI), Myanmar
  • German Federal Foreign Office
  • German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Germany
  • German-Jordanian Society Reg.Soc.
  • Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), the Netherlands
  • Government of Hirshabelle, Federal Member State of Somalia
  • Hiiraan University, Beledweyne, Somalia
  • Heritage Institute for Policy Studies, Somalia
  • Hrant Dink Foundation (HDF), Turkey
  • Inmedio, Germany
  • Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM), Albania
  • Institute for Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH), Germany
  • Institute of Peace Studies, Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Thailand
  • Institute of Political Science, University of Tübingen, Germany
  • Institut für Politikwissenschaften der Universität Tübingen, Germany
  • Institute of World Policy (IWP), Ukraine
  • Intergovernmental Authority on Development, Djibouti
  • International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, United States
  • International Center on Conflict and Negotiation, Georgia
  • Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
  • Jobkey University, Jowhar, Somalia
  • Jordanian Society for Democratic Empowerment, Jordan
  • Kadtabanga Foundation for Peace and Development, Philippines
  • King Prajadhipok’s Institute, The Office of Peace and Governance, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Kosovo Centre for Security Studies, Kosovo
  • Landeszentrale für politische Bildung Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom
  • Malaviya Centre for Peace Research at Banaras Hindu University (MCPR), India
  • MediatEUr, Belgium
  • Ministry of Education, Jordan
  • Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports Baden-Wuerttemberg
  • Ministry of Higher Education, Jordan
  • Mothers of Abkhazia for Peace and Social Justice
  • Nepal Peacebuilding Initiative, Nepal
  • Open Horizons Co. Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya
  • Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development - Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC)
  • Peace Boat, Japan
  • Peace Counts Network, Germany
  • Peace Development Center, Georgia
  • Peace Information Center, Thammasat University, Thailand
  • Peace Studies Institute, Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Thailand
  • People’s College, Thailand
  • Political Development Forum (PDF), Yemen
  • ProPAZ GIZ, Colombia
  • Public Policy and Democracy Studies (PODEM), Turkey
  • Puntland State University, Somalia
  • Pyidaungsu Institute for Peace and Dialogue, Myanmar
  • Regional Development Support Society, Georgia
  • Relief International
  • Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany
  • SIMAD University, Somalia
  • Sinergia S.A., Argentina
  • Stanford University, USA
  • South Sudanese Women’s Coalition
  • South Sudan Youth Coalition
  • Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Sweden
  • Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft, Germany
  • Swisspeace, Switzerland
  • Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Germany
  • Tehran Peace Museum, Iran
  • Theodor Schneller Educational Training Centre, Jordan
  • Truth Justice Memory Center (Hafıza Merkezi), Turkey
  • United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (UNDPPA) – Mediation Support Unit
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
  • United Nations Mediation Support (MSU)
  • United States Institute of Peace, United States
  • University of Duisburg Essen
  • University of Jordan (UJ), Jordan
  • University of Law and Political Sciences of Bamako (USJPB), Mali
  • University of Petra, Jordan
  • University of Southern Somalia, Somalia
  • University of Tübingen, Germany
  • University of Utrecht, Netherlands
  • University of Windsor, Canada
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia
  • Verein Evang. Ausbildungsstätten für Sozialpädagogik, Germany
  • World Bank, USA
  • World Council of Churches, Switzerland
  • World Without Violence, Sukhum/i
  • Zeitenspiegel Reportagen, Germany


The Berghof Foundation is a member of the following organisations and platforms providing opportunities for networking with like-minded partners in order to better achieve our goals.

  • European Peace Liaison Office (EPLO)
    The European Peace Liaison Office is a European association of non-governmental organisations which are engaged in peacebuilding, crisis prevention and conflict resolution. Being a platform for collaboration amongst a community of like-minded partners, it is also lobbying for a more prominent role of peaceful tools and strategies in the policies of the European Union. EPLO’s office is located in Brussels, Belgium.
  • Initiative Mediation Support Deutschland (IMSD)
    The IMSD consists of a consortium of five non-governmental organisations that aim to further the knowledge and application of mediation and mediation support in public discourse and Germany’s (foreign) policy and to integrate mediation as one efficient and sustainable instrument of civilian crisis prevention.
  • Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) – Working Group on Education and Fragility
    INEE is a network of practitioners from international NGOs, UN and government agencies who work to promote education opportunities in crisis or conflict areas. It supports its members amongst others through information sharing and management, advocacy work and providing tools for practice and policy.
  • Mediation Support Network (MSN)
    The Mediation Support Network’s mission is to promote and improve mediation practice, processes and standards to address political tensions and armed conflict.
  • Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers
    The Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers brings together actors to provide global support for grassroots to international peace and peacebuilding efforts. The aim of the Network is to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of peace-focused efforts by collaboratively supporting and strengthening the positive role of religious and traditional actors in peace and peacebuilding processes.
  • Plattform Zivile Konfliktbearbeitung
    The Platform is a German network of associates, aiming to promote peaceful conflict management. It is designed as an open network.
  • RESOLVE Network
    RESOLVE is a global consortium of researchers and research organizations in agreement that factors contributing to community vulnerability and resilience to violent extremism are contextual.

Partner with us

The Berghof Foundation is always interested to discuss potential partnerships and opportunities to collaborate. Please get in touch!


Shirin Reuvers
Head of Strategic Partnerships
+49 (0)30 8441 5463
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