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Following supporters provided financial contributions for projects of Atlantic Community from 2011-2016

The NGO Atlantische Initiative e.V. established the website in 2006-2007 with a grant from the Transatlantic Program of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany through funds of the European Recovery Program (ERP) of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology.

In 2015 we have received funding from IBM Germany for this project, a donation from UPS and a grant from the US Embassy Berlin for TTIP Review.

We welcome financial contributions to develop topics related to our aims and objectives which are of current debate and interest for our public. We reserve the right to refuse any proposal which is not in line with our mandate and supported by the Executive Board. We are an independent and objective organisation giving space to new and young voices. For more information see our governance rules.

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