Funding applications

The Hempel Foundation provides support for cultural, social, humanitarian, scientific, artistic and other causes for the common good.

Activities not eligible for funding

The Hempel Foundation does not fund living costs, education or study travel for individuals. Neither societies, organisations, institutions and associations pursuing commercial objectives. Nor does the foundation support political parties.

Other activities generally not supported by the Hempel Foundation are amateur choral and orchestra concerts, the recording and release of CDs and similar, the shooting of films and TV broadcasts, amateur theatre and the publication of books.

Application guidelines

There is no standard application form or specific deadline. Applications are considered at Grants Committee meetings. The committee meets four times a year.

Please read the "Activities not eligible for funding" section before starting to draft your application.

Your application should describe the purpose of the activity and budget details, the amount of assistance sought, and who else you have approached.

Forward your application by post to:

Hempel Fonden
Amaliegade 8
1256 Copenhagen K

or by e-mail to