VILLUM FONDEN and VELUX FONDEN are philanthropic 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, ophtalmology and gerontology.

VILLUM FONDEN’s trust deed 

In 2017, VILLUM FONDEN made grants totalling DKK 1.043 billion.

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VELUX FONDEN’s trust deed 

In 2017, VELUX FONDEN made grants totalling DKK 208.6 million.

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