Grieg Foundation contributes substantial amounts to a wide range of activities. Many of the projects Grieg Foundation supports are in the intersection between youth work and culture work. Other contributions are given towards health, research and other benevolent projects mainly in Western Norway.
Read more about the different aeras where we contribute:
Children and Youth
The main focus in the Grieg Foundation’s contribution relates to support and education of children and young people on a global basis.
We are one of the main sponsors of SOS children.
Grieg Foundation have also supported building of schools in China, Africa and lately at Madagascar, Scholarships for students at the United World College in Costa Rica and the Pestalozzi College in England.
SOS Children Villages Program-
"Equal opportunities for girls, boys, women and men, by reducing gender barriers in the communities"
Gender equality are
among the most important priorities of the Grieg Gender challenge as equality is not just
a right in itself, but is instrumental in achieving economic growth and poverty reduction.
Grieg Foundation support Medical and environmental projects.
At Haukeland Hospital, Bergen, the Foundation supports several medical research program, i.e. cancer and heart diseases.
Abroad we support eye surgery in Moldova, fistula pregnancies through The Ethiopia Fund among others.
We also have projects like Sahara Forest Project
Grieg Foundation also supports cultural activity with the
main emphasis on music and operas. Our so far largest single project is Oseana, the new cultural center at Os outside of
Read more about the different areas in
Grieg Foundation annual reports
What matters are the footprints we leave as we go along. Footprints that in fact gives people less fortunate than us, an opportunity to develop and move on in their lives.
- Per Grieg sr.