Grants

Each year, we award grants from two foundations. In order to be considered, a number of conditions must be met.

Wall of materials. The Royal Aarhus Library
Laura Stamer

Market gardener Harry Opstrup’s Foundation

Purpose

The purpose of the foundation is to expand public knowledge about the ongoing development of photography and thereby increase appreciation of the photographer’s work.

Projects meriting support

The board supports among other things:

  • Large supplementary procurements, both domestic and foreign
  • Arranging non-permanent exhibitions, or
  • Assisting with renting, acquiring or building permanent facilities for exhibition purposes

The board may grant unsolicited funding and/or call up applications for funding.

Please send us your letter of motivation, including attachments, no later than 1 April.

Stamp dealer and railway historian Peer Olav Thomassen’s Foundation

Purpose

The purpose of the foundation is to ensure the continuation of research of primarily Danish traffic and communication history.

Projects meriting support

To promote this goal, allocation of funds may be made available for:

  • Procuring the relevant material, including the necessary storage, registration, cataloguing, binding, preservation et cetera, of said materials
  • Preparation of publications, including wages and printing costs, et cetera.
  • Study and research costs, including travel allowances, or
  • Funds for exhibitions, seminars, congresses, et cetera.

Please send us your letter of motivation, including attachments, no later than 1 April.

Contact

Please send your application and questions to kb@kb.dk