THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS make grants to research in the following areas:

Technical and natural sciences
VILLUM FONDEN makes grants to basic research in the technical and natural sciences conducted at Danish universities and research institutes.
VELUX FONDEN makes grants to projects in the humanities, including anthropology, psychology, sociology and political science.
VELUX FONDEN makes grants to a broad range of gerontology research projects that contribute to improving the quality of life for senior citizens.
VELUX FONDEN makes grants to both young and established ophthalmologists.
Interdisciplinary programme
VELUX FONDEN makes grants to interdisciplinary projects to promote cooperation between research in the humanities and practice within its social projects, gerontology or environment programmes.