Overview other donations

Recipients of support from the Hempel Foundation include:

  • Copenhagen International School, where the Hempel Foundation is helping to fund the building of the new international school at Nordhavn, Copenhagen.
  • Denmark-America Foundation (Danmark-Amerika Fondet) student exchange programs between Denmark and the USA. This foundation's goal is to enable talented young Danes to develop their skills during a stay in the USA, simultaneously boosting the level of academic, cultural and business awareness in Denmark.
  • CBS Case Competition is an annual case competition for bachelor students. The mission is to bridge the business and academic worlds through case solving and through exposure to Danish top companies and businesspeople.
  • CEPOS, Center for Political Studies, is an independent Danish think tank working for increased growth, wealth and competitiveness.
  • Danish Epilepsy Association (Dansk Epilepsiforening). The aims of the Danish Epilepsy Association can be summarized as follows: To raise public and professional awareness of epilepsy, treatment of epilepsy, to find causes to epilepsy and to understand both social, psychological and health-related consequences of having epilepsy. To encourage and implement initiatives designed to improve methods of treatment, social and labour market relations for those suffering from epilepsy, and to care and support people with epilepsy and their families. To encourage and support research aimed at improving the quality of life of those suffering from epilepsy and their families.
  • Fødevarebanken is a non-profit organization that receives surplus food from producers, farmers, supermarkets and wholesalers and distributes it to charities and organizations providing help, care and relief to the society’s most vulnerable groups – amongst these are children, families affected by domestic abuse, homeless, substance abusers and people suffering from mental disabilities.
  • The Association for the Support of Mothers and Children (Foreningen til Støtte for Mødre og Børn) is a national private organization, supporting single parents who find themselves in a difficult situation.
  • The Children’s Aid Foundation (Børnehjælpsdagen) supports the children and youngsters in Denmark that have been removed from their parents’ care. Many of the children have suffered from violence, abuse, serious illnesses and neglect and are placed in institutions/residential homes or foster families (forced or voluntary placement). The purpose of the charity work is to provide the children with evolving experiences, new competences and positive stories that they can carry with them through life.
  • The Christmas Seal Foundation (Julemærkefonden). Each year approximately 700 boys and girls benefit from a ten-week stay at one of the four Christmas Seal Homes.
  • The Danish support organization Child Welfare School Service (Børns Vilkårs SkoleTjeneste), which runs well-being programs and activities in Danish classrooms to alleviate suffering caused by bullying, digital harassment, etc.
  • The Salvation Army Denmark (Frelsens Hær). Runs nurseries, kindergartens, youth centers, children's camps, nursing homes, colleges etc.
  • Better Psychiatry (Bedre Psykiatri), a member-based national organization for those affected by mental illness.
  • Danner, a humanitarian organization working to prevent domestic violence.
  • Danish Hospital Clowns (Danske Hospitalsklovne), a charitable association providing hospital clowns to children's wards at hospitals in Denmark.
  • The work of the Children's Dreams Association (Foreningen Barndrømmen) to support children living in difficult financial circumstances in Denmark. The association aims to enrich the lives of its target group with cultural experiences, material benefits and a sense of social inclusion.
  • The Danish Deaf and Blind Association (Foreningen Danske DøvBlinde), which creates and runs activities to counter social isolation and raise the spirits of affected individuals and for the target group of the deaf and blind as a whole.
  • Danish Maritime Days, an annual summit meeting in Copenhagen for the international maritime world. The flagship event is a high-level conference, Danish Maritime Forum.
  • Danish Red Cross (Røde Kors). Health, Care and Disaster Management are the DRC core competences. The focus of DRC’s long-term development programs is on Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Based Health. Currently, DRC has long-term programs in more than 15 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
  • Foreningen Misbrugsportalen provides anonymous and free addiction counseling. A platform for provision of treatments, an inspiration portal for professionals and people who want a better understanding of abuse.
  • Grennessminde is a housing employment and training center in Taastrup for young people with special needs between 16 and 30.
  • Parent Foundation (Forælder Fonden) programs to support single parents and their children. The foundation supports parents raising children on their own, and provides counselling in strategies for coping with this social situation.
  • Kofoed School (Kofoeds Skole) initiatives for socially disadvantaged people in Denmark. This school develops the pupils' sense of self-reliance, and supports their efforts to turn their lives around.
  • Make-A-Wish Denmark (Make-A-Wish Ønskefonden) grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to bring hope, strength and joy at a very challenging time in their lives.
  • Mødrehjælpen supports vulnerable pregnant mothers and families with social work, legal and financial advice.
  • Danish Multiple Sclerosis Association (Scleroseforeningen) programs for MS sufferers and their family members in Denmark.
  • Venture Cup’s Mentor Program. The Startup Mentor Program will be one of the key features of Venture Cup. The mission is to create the largest mentor program for startups in Denmark to bring great ideas and valuable experience together.
  • Aarhus Case Competition is an annual competition for Nordic business students, offering them an opportunity to develop their business skills and thereby preparing them for a business career.
  • Aarhus Symposium. The main aim of this annual event is to forge closer links between students at Aarhus University and key community and business decision-makers.
  • The Hempel Foundation also donates the paint required for maintenance of the "Fregatten Jylland" museum ship at Ebeltoft in Jutland.