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The Steinburg AktivRegion comprises the district of Steinburg, with the exception of Kellinghusen, which belongs to the neighbouring AktivRegion of Holsteiner Auenland.

The Steinburg AktivRegion is organised as an association, which implements the “Development Programme of Rural Areas” in Schleswig-Holstein by financing various projects.

The core issues of the Steinburg AktivRegion are:

  • Saving energy in Steinburg
  • Regional marketing & regional economic alliances
  • Experiencing the countryside & nature
  • Alliances of public utilities
  • Learning for life and
  • Get to know the Elbe – Glückstadt  

The Steinburg AktivRegion receives approximately €470,000 for these schemes annually from the European Union. Nationally significant and exemplary projects relating to basic services in rural areas can be funded by a competition organised by the state.

The egeb: Wirtschaftsförderung and the office for regional development RegionNord act as an agency.