German bilateral assistance

As of 04/24/2023

Bilateral assistance

The Federal Republic of Germany provides intensive bilateral support to Ukraine in particular, but also to other partner countries that are geographically and strategically close. / Source:

Ministry Spendings Used where? Description
Commissioner for Culture and Media €9,300,000 Germany Increase funding for Deutsche Welle to make an active contribution against Russian disinformation and propaganda.

Promotion of the JX Fund as an interface for offers of assistance from companies, government agencies and social initiatives for media professionals who have fled.
Commissioner for Culture and Media €5,240,000 Germany Various measures for Ukrainian and Russian cultural and media professionals in Germany. Funds provided are broken down in partial terms as listed below:

  • €750,000 to the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship
  • €678,000 to the Performing Arts Fund
  • €625,000 to the German Music Council
  • €500,000 to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • €500,000 to the Art Fund Foundation
  • €170,000 to the German Film Academy
  • €138,900 to the Nipkow Emergency Aid Programme
Commissioner for Culture and Media €3,500,000 Ukraine Funding of measures to protect Ukraine's cultural heritage. Support for the protection of art objects from war-related damage and the digitisation of archive holdings.

Funds are mainly disbursed via the Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe and the International Council of Museums.
Commissioner for Culture and Media €1,300,000 Germany Projects for and by artists from Ukraine as well as cultural events.
Federal Foreign Office €828,500,000 Ukraine Support humanitarian aid for people in need in Ukraine and for Ukrainian refugees in littoral countries through NGOs and international organisations.

In 2022, €468,500,000 were invested. In 2023, €360,000,000 was planned. The process has not yet been completed.
Federal Foreign Office €114,700,000 Ukraine Support within the framework of stabilisation to strengthen the sustainability and resilience of state and civil society institutions, especially in the liberated areas. This includes the promotion of democracy and the rule of law, as well as support in dealing with war crimes.
Federal Foreign Office €62,740,000 Ukraine Upgrading the Ukrainian Armed Forces and Security Forces, including through vehicles, fuel and in-kind donations, as well as EOD, forensics and cyber defence capabilities.

In 2022, €34,040,000 was invested. In 2023, €28,700,000 will be invested.
Federal Foreign Office €40,000,000 Ukraine Contribution to the NATO CAP TF (Comprehensive Assistance Package for Ukraine Trust Fund).
Federal Foreign Office €33,000,000 Ukraine In the area of foreign cultural and educational policy, support projects worth a total of €33,000,000 are planned.

Related projects are marked separately here.
Federal Foreign Office €29,000,000 Ukraine Supporting Ukraine in disaster management, for example with procurements for Ukrainian civil and disaster management authorities and taking over patients. This includes, for example, transport and evacuation costs and other healthcare related assistance.

While €26,000,000 were invested in 2022, €3,000,000 have been calculated for 2023 so far. However, the planning has not yet been completed.