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Faithful to our mission and members.

At the Sons of Norway Foundation, we are driven by a sense of purpose: to share and preserve Nordic heritage, to positively affect our members’ lives, and to make Sons of Norway communities better places to live. Since 1966, staying true to this purpose, we have been supporting our members through scholarships and cultural exchange opportunities, providing disaster relief to members in need, and funding community programs that celebrate Norwegian heritage and culture.

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Core Values

  1. Building the heritage of the future
  2. Sustaining the link to contemporary Norway
  3. Committing to life-long learning and service
  4. Demonstrating compassion for those in need
  5. Funding innovative individuals and opportunities
  6. Fostering a cohesive community of generosity

In 2019, we awarded…

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The Sons of Norway Foundation offers four categories of grants that provide funding for Norwegian themed programming. Learn more about these opportunities, as well as how we partner with lodges in their community efforts.
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The Sons of Norway Foundation awards approximately 25 scholarships to promising students each year. These programs promote cultural exchange and support higher education to help students follow their dreams.
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Ways to Give

When you donate to the Sons of Norway Foundation, you are helping to strengthen our Nordic legacy and keep our vibrant communities thriving for generations to come.
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A donation to the Sons of Norway Foundation is a contribution to the positive impact we make through community, youth, educational, and cultural projects.

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Sons of Norway Foundation in Canada

The Sons of Norway Foundation in Canada provides scholarships for post secondary education in Canada for Canadian residents. Makes available bursaries and grants for Norwegian heritage activities and cultural exchanges as well as humanitarian causes

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