Let’s start: You want to realize your ideas? Here you will find useful tips for the foundation of an initiative: other members, motivation (especially when you loose it), development of visions and goals (which carry the initiative and creates identification with it), spaces for meetings, public relations, protection of “too much” (such as tasks, meetings, decisions), questions about commitment and much more.

Important skills at the beginning of a venture- The idea for a venture is often found very quickly - even people who want to pursue it together. However, it is important that different competencies work together within the… ...
Every initiative needs money – funding opportunities- Few sustainability projects are profit-oriented. It is often a question of disseminating information locally, drawing the attention of the local population to the interlocking of global and local problems or… ...
Appreciation: Say thank you!- Recognition is an important instrument for perceiving the achievements of individuals in the community, making them visible and motivating and inspiring others for commitment. Therefore, a culture of recognition that… ...
Public relations and campaigns – cooperation with the media- What's the best idea good for if nobody knows about it? This situation is faced by many initiatives that have set off with an idea for a more sustainable world… ...
When enthusiasm drops – New ways towards self-motivation- At the beginning of a project ideas and enthusiasm is bursting – but at one point the daily routine, barriers or self-doubts will come to the fore and cut down… ...
Support urgently needed! – How to attract new staff- Paying members and donations represent a good basis for the implementation of projects. However, even more important are motivated participants who work voluntary by their own choice. Due to the… ...
Guiding principle – Orientation of the initiative and “marketing”- A guiding principle is important to provide orientation and encourages identification with the organisation for all members of an initiative. A good guiding principle orientates, motivates and advertises for the… ...