It has been announced that 153 grants have been awarded over the past 21 years by Valitor Trust, a trust fund set up by Valitor in order to help promote cultural and social activities in Iceland.
Funding from Valitor Trust is awarded twice a year following a selection process from an ever-growing pool of applicants representing cultural, humanitarian, and social activities – the most recent being 5 grants handed out on 1st January 2014.
Those awarded the grant at the beginning of the year include: Jon Reynisson who is pursuing a music degree specialising in the accordion at The Royal Danish Academy of Music, The Icelandic Association of Heart Patients, the Hafnarfjordur, Iceland search and rescue team, Eyglo Dora Davidsdottir, who is pursuing a master’s degree in the violin at the Lubeck Academy of Music, and Maedrastyrksnefnd Hafnarfjordur, an organisation that assists local families.
The role of the trust is to support carefully selected persons and organisations aiming to improve social wellbeing and promote culture. The overall grant allocation for 2013 amounted to nearly €50,000.
Trust funding is awarded twice a year following a selection process from an ever-growing pool of applicants representing cultural, humanitarian, and social activities.
Valitor states that it is proud of its contributions to society over the past 20 years, and aims to continue making a difference to a wider European community for the next 20 years.
For more information regarding Valitor Trust, visit www.valitor.com.