Funds and grants

Here you will find an overview of the foundations and grants administered by Sonderborg Municipality.

Sønderborg Municipality administers a number of foundations and scholarships in collaboration with the foundation and scholarship boards.

Von Vette's loan grant - loans to upright and needy people of the artisan class and of the working class

Von Vette's loan grant is a loan to upright and needy people of the artisan class and of the working class in the former Gråsten and Adsbøl parish municipalities.

A reasoned application for support can be sent by mail to Sønderborg Municipality (see contact information below). The applications are then assessed. Should you be among the lucky ones, any amount will be deposited into your NEM account. REMEMBER to state your social security number and telephone number in the application. 

Von Vette's loan scholarship application area


IP Nielsen Foundation 

The IP Nielsen Foundation in memory of Queen Ingrid provides support for non-profit purposes for the benefit of children and young people in Southern Jutland, including pedagogical development work for South Jutland school children.

The fund provides i.a. support for projects where emphasis is placed on experiences and learning that support children and young people's South Jutland identity in a globalized world, and which develop their social skills. The projects can, for example, be based on culture, nature and technology, history and health and well-being.

Funds are allocated to projects that are geographically delimited to the former County of Southern Jutland with children and young people in age groups corresponding to the 0th - 10th grade of primary and lower secondary school.

Application for support from the IP Nielsen Foundation in memory of Queen Ingrid must be sent here .

Applications must be received by May 1 of each year. 

The board of the foundation evaluates the applications, and the applicants can expect notification in June. 

The scholarship portions are distributed, if possible, by the foundation's patron, Princess Benedict, in connection with Her Royal Highness' summer stay at Gråsten Castle.

Scholarships awarded in 2023:

Ellum Youth and Sports Association DKK 25.000.   
Branderup Gymnastics Association DKK 5.000.   
Haderslev Children's High School DKK 11.099.  
The boys' camp YMCA and YMCA District South DKK 16.350.    
Julemærkehjemmet Fjordmark DKK 25.000.  
DDS Gram Whales DKK 9.100 
Sønderjysk Girls' Choir and Boys' Choir DKK 19.774.  
Kollundhus DKK 13.000.    
Danish Hospital Clowns DKK 25.000.  
Sønderborg Garden DKK 9.700  
The Sønderjyske Garde DKK 17.219

Contact us

City Council Secretariat and Law
Rådhustorvet 10
6400 Sønderborg