Promising Icelandic individuals and associations endorsed by Valitor Trust

Promising Icelandic individuals and associations endorsed by Valitor TrustA range of promising individuals, associations, and institutions are being endorsed by a trust fund organised by Valitor, Valitor Trust, set up to help promote cultural and social activities in Iceland.

Twice a year, trust funding is awarded following a selection process from an ever-growing pool of applicants representing cultural, humanitarian, and social activities. Since 1993, some 145 grants have been distributed totalling over €1,100,000.

Valitor Trust recipients include promising students of the fine arts, young athletes, choirs, theatre groups, museums, outdoor groups, healthcare associations, and libraries.

Some of Valitor Trust’s recipients include the Cerebral Palsy Association of Iceland; Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue; Icelandic Association for the Deaf; the Salvation Army; the Icelandic Emigration Centre; the MS Society of Iceland; Balthazar Kormakur, actor and director; Daniel Bjarnason, composer; and 135 other recipients.

For the past 20 years, Valitor has proudly been contributing Iceland to society, and aims to continue making a difference to a wider European community for the next 20 years.


From left to right, Bjork Thorarinsdottir, Valitor Chairman; Paul-William Marti, Salvation Army; Sigridur Bjornsdottir, Straight Forward; Hildur S. Magnusdottir; Kristin R. Kristjansdottir; Arni Kristinsson on behalf of Arna F. Gunnarssonar; Matthildur A. Gisladottir; Sigurdur M. Atlason; Sara R. Jakobsdottir; and Vidar Thorklesson, Valitor CEO.

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