Programmes and funds to apply for now

We continually launch calls and invitations with a limited application period. Get an overview of our open calls below.

Apply all year round: Some grant areas can be applied for all year with no deadlines. This applies e.g. to the grant areas 'Active senior citizens', 'Social initiatives internationally' and 'Environment'. Check the menu option 'We support' to see which grant areas that receive applications and expressions of interest with no application deadline.

Please note: The grant area Social Projects Abroad is currently closed for applications, and will for applications again in late 2022.

Some calls are only launched on our Danish website:

Visit the Danish website


Core-group programme

VELUX FONDEN supports basic research in the humanities. The program can not be applied for unsolicited, but only by invitation from the foundation via the head of department.

Deadline: 15 November 2022, 1 PM.

Culture and art

Museums programme

VELUX FONDEN supports projects to boost research and mediation at Danish museums. 

Deadline for expression of interest is 13. October 2022 at 1pm. Please note that application is via our Danish website.