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The TORM Foundation

The TORM Foundation (TORM Fonden) is a non-profit foundation whose aim is to provide support to employees of the TORM shipping company, shipping institutions and general causes. Support for general causes is primarily granted to projects relating to shipping, seas and the environment.

The TORM Foundation was founded in 1948 by A/S Dampskibselskabet TORM and since then has provided support to TORM employees, seamen and shipping institutions.

The members of the TORM Foundation's board are:

Lars Christensen (Chairman)
Rasmus Hoffmann
Jacob Meldgaard
Joakim Nørholm Vasehus

The foundation’s day-to-day administration is overseen by:

Veronica Bermann Krivaa

Annual Report

TORM Philippines Education Foundation

The Danish Sailing Association

Danish seamen’s churches in foreign countries

The Maritime Museum of Denmark 

KDY huset, Tuborg Havn

The Danish Association for the Advancement of Shipping

The Danish Association of Seamen’s Wives

The Blue Denmark

The training ships “Georg Stage” and “Danmark”

The Danish Civil Protection League’s book and training course, “Safety at Sea”

Research projects

Applications must include:

  • Applicant’s name, address, Civil Registration System number and, if applicable, institutional affiliation or company name, address and Central Business Register number
  • Activity title
  • The amount sought by the application
  • A brief description of the project’s aim, contents, scope and expected results
  • A schedule and a list of partners, if any
  • A budget and financing plan, including information about applications for support to other foundations and the amount of support that has already been secured at the time of the application
  • Any relevant attachments. For organizations and similar applicants, a copy of the most recent annual accounts must be included with the application
  • Applications are accepted in English or in Danish

Send your application via e-mail to:

Applications are processed at board meetings, which this year are held on 15 June 2023 and on 23 November 2023.

The application deadlines are 01 June 2023 and 01 November 2023.

TORM Fonden
Tuborg Havnevej 18, 4
DK-2900 Hellerup

Tel: (+45) 3917 9200
Fax: (+45) 3917 9393
e-mail.: info@torm-fonden.dk

Contact: Veronica Bermann Krivaa