Access to education and participation in social and cultural events are considered key characteristics in the area of successful integration. The imap Institute introduce targeted projects and initiatives in the coming information messages for the field of education and social integration of migrants. We would like to start with the program of integration of young migrants”of the Robert Bosch Foundation. Since autumn 2007, the Foundation promotes practice-oriented and locally oriented project ideas for integrating migrants in education and recreational facilities with 5000.00 for one to two years. What is supported? In the promotion are not only the acquisition or improvement of German language skills to the fore. The Robert Bosch is important foundation that young migrants and their families are supported in longer-term projects, to participate in social and cultural life in Germany overall.
At the same time, the promotion is aimed at the migrant (MSOs). These are meant for the integration work be qualified. Also, projects are funded, intensify cooperation between German organisations, clubs and schools. Foundation is relevant for the Robert Bosch, that Germans and migrants in shaping the project, targeted parents working with migrants or migrants obtained for volunteer activities. Who can apply for funding? Applications can be made not only by kindergartens, day-care centres or schools. German clubs and MSOs, citizens offices, municipal initiatives or parishes can make applications for funding. Application deadline for new applications is the July 31, 2008, probably until mid-October will be notified the applicants regarding the award. See on the site, details of the Robert Bosch Foundation at content/language1/html/4581.asp.