VILLUM FONDEN and VELUX FONDEN are private, non-profit foundations, established in 1971 and 1981, respectively.

Each foundation has its own trust deed detailing the types of projects it supports.

VILLUM FONDEN supports research in the technical and natural sciences as well as environmental, social and cultural projects in a variety of countries.

VELUX FONDEN supports scientific, cultural, social and environmental projects. The foundation’s priority areas are: active senior citizens, eye research and gerontology.

VILLUM FONDEN’s trust deed 

In 2016, VILLUM FONDEN made grants totalling DKK 902 million.

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VELUX FONDEN’s trust deed 

In 2016, VELUX FONDEN made grants totalling DKK 259 million.

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