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“ Education is

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the great engine of personal development Nelson Mandela

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From the secretary The world is becoming a better place. this is a statement that compares badly with the impression one gets in reading the newspapers or following the radio or television medium when they record happenings throughout the world. oddly enough, it has become a culture within media to highlight the negative happenings everywhere: accidents, epidemics, terrorism, warlike situations or just plain sour critics of everyone in positions whether politicians, bureaucrats or others. It must be because this is what the reader or listener wants to read or hear. Nevertheless, there is a massive army of

organizations and people who make it their prime goal to make the world a better place. and they are succeeding. For us who work within this sector, it is often easy to become a bit despondent. Because things are happening quite slowly. a positive advance can quickly be followed by negative set-backs. We have to take a long term view. and in doing that, there is no doubt:

“ The world is becoming a better place �

Per Grieg sr. (Foto: Petter Solheim)

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the fight against poverty is a winning fight. there has been over the last ten years a rather radical decrease in number of people living below the level of poverty. Illiteracy is slowly decreasing. a number of severe illnesses like polio, tuberculosis, malaria, are rapidly decreasing. When we support a Norwegian based eyeclinic in moldova, which operates a large number of people for cataracts every year, this is only one of the multitude of such clinics in needy areas around the world, and supported by organizations like ours. the growth of benevolent institutions has rapidly increased with the increasing wealth of the developed world. some of the large ones have sufficient impact to put pressure on governments to coordinate their efforts for best possible results. the Bill and melinda Gates Foundation has hundreds of highly professional coworkers attacking their goals with the same zeal as Bill Gates and his organization did when building his It empire. It can some times seem a hopeless task for a small foundation like ours to make a

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difference in this vast world of need. But we are part of a huge network working along the same ideas, and together we are definitely making a difference. No doubt the world has since the last world war been on a road, albeit a bit dumpy, in the direction towards a better place to be for more people. For our part, in the quest for making a difference, we have put a lot of effort through various projects in finding especially talented youths, securing their adequate education, trying to help in achieving relevant experience and finally inspiring them to return to their home ground, and there to make a difference to the development of their own area. Knowing what a difference a true leader can make, the total effort of Grieg Foundation in this sector would be greatly rewarded if only one or two true leaders reached a platform from where they can make a real difference for their country.


report for 2013 from the Board of trustees the GrIeG FoUNDatIoN

the Foundation derives its main income from its 25 % ownership of the Grieg Group. the total income from dividend and interests was NoK 18,5 mill.

“ We want

the main focus in the Foundation’s contribution relates to support and education of children and young people on a global basis. the Foundation also supports musical art, other cultural activities, medical research, environmental, and community projects. We follow our main projects closely.

During 2013, the Foundation distributed NOK 32,1 mill. as follows:

to make a difference

mNoK

%

For the support and education of children & youth

10 456

32

For the support of musical art

3 880

12

For the support of other cultural projects

2 515

8

For the support of medical research and projects

6 117

19

For the support of other projects for the benefit of society

9 192

29

Total

32 160

100

since the start in 2002, the Grieg Foundation has now passed the milestone of total contribution of: NoK 400 million.

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three persons work part-time for the Foundation. the Board of trustees consists of two women and three men. the Foundation operates no business activity and all its funds are used to the benefit of the society in accordance with the statutes of the Foundation. the activity of the Foundation does not pollute the environment. there has not been any absence due to illness or accident. the conditions for continued operations are present. the Foundation is subject to and regulated by the Norwegian Foundations act and is supervised by the Norwegian Foundations Inspectorate.

We wish to sincerely thank all employees of the GRIEG GROUP. It is their hard work over the years that makes it possible for the Foundation to continue and develop its charitable activities.

Bergen, 24th march 2014

Gordon Parham

Per Hagelien

Elisabeth Grieg

Elna-Kathrine Grieg

Per Grieg sr.

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sos children Villages sos children’s Villages is active in 133 countries and territories. the variety of this international work is brought together by the umbrella organisation sos children’s Villages International which unites all of the autonomous national associations.

Vision: Mission: Values:

Every child belongs to a family Every child grows with love, respect and security We build families for children in need We help them shape their own future We share in the development of their communities Courage: We take action Commitment: We keep our promises Trust: We believe in each other Accountability: We are reliable partners


maIN coNtrIBUtIoN

the Grieg Gender challenge

The Grieg Gender Challenge has been implemented in six African countries from 2012

Gender sensitive communities make stronger families for children

the Grieg Gender challenge Program makes investments to achieve three overarching outcomes: • strengthen girls’ access to and benefits from education • Increase capability of women and girls to realize their rights, determine their life outcomes, and influence decision-making in households, communities, and societies. • Limit the reproduction of gender inequality across generations. Achievements in 2013:

• Gender officers in each country have been established. they give strategic leadership and assistance for sos children’s Villages’ work on gender providing training of staff and improve programmes in order to scale up successes. • Interventions incorporated into school settings including identifying girls who have dropped out of school and help them re-enroll, improving the physical safety of girls on school premises, and providing enrichment sessions for girls to help improve educational attainment.

contributions from the Grieg Foundation: NoK 8 million. total over 3 years: NoK 24 million.

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Uganda Tanzania Zambia Zimbabwe Malawi Mozambique


eDUcatIoN, chILDreN aND yoUth

mada Woodlands

New school in Malakialina in the north of Madagascar. mada Woodlands is a Norwegian owned company, established at madagascar since 2008. this company has sponsored 4 wells for clean water, a small school with 3 classrooms, established a library and have under work a hospital. mada Woodlands main activity is to plant forest with the object of running renewable and efficient forestry production at madagascar. the Grieg Foundation has in cooperation with mada Woodlands supported the building of a new school in the area with 22 small villages. the construction of this new school started in June 2013 and the opening was already mid December 2013. the school has 8 classrooms and can receive 400 students. all necessary materials for classrooms are also given, such as tables for teachers, benches and tables for students, blackboards and two toilets of international standards. contribution from the Grieg Foundation: NoK 1.000.000.

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eDUcatIoN, chILDreN aND yoUth

madagascar is one of the most fascinating places on earth, but its also one of the poorest and most primitive. International society has not paid enough attention to the situation on madagascar, considering the ongoing ecological catastrophy. today we see several major issues on madagascar, but forest is an essential keyword. In the forests you find a number of different unique species, and here the carbon dioxin is converted into clean air. the roots of the trees also ties the soil. this is why reestablishing the forest is important not just to preserve endangered species and taking in carbon dioxin, but also to stop erotion, prevent loss of agricultural land and that desert-areas gain more terrain.

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eDUcatIoN, chILDreN aND yoUth

Learning to write and count at the age of 78: this woman was so happy, she read out an acceptance speech she had written herself.

The adult students who have learned to read, write and count have been ashamed of their lack of knowledge throughout life. Now they are proud, and the diploma they receive is more than a piece of paper.

care NorWay – Literacy for empowerment in rwanda

The Literacy for Empowerment program has so far ensured literacy and numeracy training and the successful examination of 8.536 people in cooperation with the Rwandan Ministry of Education.

In april this year, another 12.075 participants are graduating, and the final graduation will take place in December. In total, the funding from the Grieg Foundation matched by care Norway’s telethon funds will reach its goal of providing literacy and numeracy training for 30.000 people by the end of 2014. around 85% of the 30.000 graduates are women. total contribution from the Grieg Foundation over the years 2009–2013: NoK 4.150.000

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stao – Uganda help – school-building stao is a Non-Government and non-profit charitable organization addressing the growing need of orphans, especially those affected by the hIV/aIDs epidemic. the school has made a huge impact in the lives of many people in the community, with more and more orphan children receiving better educational oppurtunities. Uganda faces serious difficulties, like corruptions, hivaids, kidnapping of children. We are following the development of the Victoria Junior academy with focus also on the security of the school-children. total contribution from the Grieg Foundation 2010–2013: NoK 2.275.000


research aND meDIcaL ProJects During 2013 the Grieg Foundation contributed a total of NOK 5.741.500 to the following projects in the field of medicine and research, both national and international. Haukeland University Hospital

heart ultrasound scanner NoK 1.450.000

University of Bergen/Haukeland University Hospital

heart-pump research project NoK 2.000.000

University of Bergen

research insulin resistance NoK 200.000

Haukeland Hospital Music therapy and the “Clown�

Program for children together with rieberfondene and hUs NoK 166.500

The Etiopia Fund

Fistula pregnancies young mothers NoK 300.000

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research aND meDIcaL ProJects The Breathing Space at Haukeland Hospital

rehabilitation cancer patients, a three year research program NoK 1.100.000 total over 3 years: NoK 3,3 million

Hjertefondet – “Heart Fund”

research heart disease NoK 100.000

Heart & Lung Organization

Women Go read campaign NoK 100.000

Akuttmedisinsk Seminar – medical students

NoK 25.000

Nasjonalforeningen for Folkehelse (TV-aksjon) NoK 50.000

Help Moldova

the National centre for eye Disease, Norwegian health personnel assist local hospitals with both equipment and operations NoK 250.000

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research aND meDIcaL ProDJects

Floating clinics in cambodia Late 2013, ImPact launched its combined floating ambulance/ fast ferry in cambodia. this unique «one-off» catamaran vessel – the taxi – has been designed in Norway in such a way as to ensure low-noise, fast and safe transportation of health staff, supplies and medical equipment back and forth to ImPact’s floating clinics way out on the lake. the two floating units located in each remote (floating) village will serve in a «duo» concept, ie. one as a medical (outpatient) office, and the other as living quarters next door for the staff on duty. all together, ImPac now has four floating units on the lake, constituting 2 «duo» units servicing 7-8 floating villages in their vicinity. total contribution to this project: NoK 6.000.000

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Cambodiaďżź

Population: Over 14.8 million, Cambodia is the world’s 70th most populous country. Capital: Phnom Penh is the largest city and the political, economic, and cultural center. Independence: 1953

Economy: One of the best economic records in Asia, averaging at 6 percent the last 10 years. Strong textiles, agriculture, construction, garments,and tourism sectors.

Photo: Marianne Sørensen


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athletic cultural cooperation project Mozambique/West Norway

the Grieg Foundation supports the “mozambique Project” because we believe that the relationship between athletic sports and different cultures can help increase the understanding and awareness of other countries and cultures. however, the main reason for this support is to give children and youngsters in mozambique the opportunity to get out of poverty and to follow their dreams and abilities. those youngsters who gain good results on the sport field, will serve as good role models for children and youth in various situations in life. contribution over the years 2011–2013: NoK 700.000

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mINI mIDI maXI 2013

International Theater Festival for children and youth For the ninth year, mINI mIDI maXI, presented ten different performances from Norway, sweden, Denmark, spain/chile, Netherland/Belgium, Italy and australia. For the first time they could invite into their new theatre, the corner theatre, where five of the performances took place. the theatre is run by Vestlandske teatersenter, and their aim is to give children and youth an exclusive and diversified program showing exiting, innovative and amusing theatre of high quality, both from Norway and the rest of the world. the Grieg Foundation has supported this Festival over many years. contribution 2007-2013: NoK 500.000 + NoK 250.000 to the corner theatre

Dissimilis Kultur og Kompetansesenter (DKK) was established in 1993. the objective of the center is to develop and offer competence within the field of creative activities for people (of all ages) with complex learning difficulties. the focus is on band, choir, dance, drama and individual learning. Dissimilis is also initiative starter of projects internationally, like at cuba, spain, sweden and russia, by transferring knowledge and experience from the work in Norway. Dissimilis arrange very popular musical performances every year several places in Norway. contribution from the Grieg Foundation over the years 2004–2013: NoK 475.000.

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ss stord I

The vintage steamship SS Stord I was built in 1913 and delivered from Laxevaag Maskin- og Jernskipsbyggeri to Hardanger Sunnhordlandske Dampskipsselskap (HSD) the vessel sailed in regular traffic from 1913 to 1969. stord I is a typical representative of the local passenger steamers built for operating between stavanger-sunnhordlandhardanger and Bergen. the ship has been restored by Veteranskipslaget FjordabĂĽten. In june 2013, the vessel celebrated her 100-year anniversary.

Foto: Harald SĂŚtre

contribution from the Grieg Foundation during the years 2003-2013: NoK 3,65 million as part of our program to support the preservation of the history of Norwegian coastal culture.

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Bergen tennis arena Bergen tennis arena at slettebakken in Bergen opened in the autumn of 2013 after an hectic and efficient building period. It is a top modern sports centre, one of the most impressive tennis halls in europe, combined with a tip top training centre. Bta will be an energy centre for tennis and in-hall sports in Bergen, and will help increase the joy and pleasure of sports even more. total contribution from the Grieg Foundation: NoK 6,5 million which got the project going. total cost of the tennis arena: NoK 64 million.

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BaLaNce sheet as oF 31.12

(Figures in NOK)

2013

2012

ASSETS Fixed Assets: art Investments shareholdings

17 320 577 1 338 098 500

16 001 127 1 338 098 500

Total Fixed Assets

1 355 419 077

1 354 099 627

14 471 112 414 184

18 569 129 239 593

112 428 655

129 258 162

1 467 847 732

1 483 357 789

1 243 980 1 466 581 552

1 243 980 1 481 803 906

1 467 825 532

1 483 047 886

CURRENT LIABILITIES other short-term liabilities Public debt

11 917 10 283

301 207 8 696

Total liabilities

22 200

309 903

1 467 847 732

1 483 357 789

Current Assets: receivables cash and bank deposits Total Current Assets Total assets

EQUITY Basic capital equity-capital Total equity

Total equity and liabilities

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Note

1

2


INcome statemeNt 01.01 – 31.12

(Figures in NOK)

2013

2012

Note

15 000 000

3

3 510 020

7 384 092 347 201 304 6 461 840

Total income

18 510 020

361 047 236

Distributions

32 153 471

42 202 345

other operating expenses

1 578 903

761 172

Total expenses

1 578 903

761 172

-15 222 354

318 083 719

– 15 222 354 – 15 222 354

318 083 719 318 083 719

Income: Dividends share premium etc. Interest income

Result

Allocations: carrying forward from/to other equity totals

Bergen, 24th march 2014

Gordon Parham

Per Hagelien

Elisabeth Grieg

Elna-Kathrine Grieg

Per Grieg sr.

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Notes the financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the Norwegian accounting act, and generally accepted accounting principles, adapted to charitable foundations. the company has not changed its accounting policy in 2013

Note 1

Note 4

Shareholdings cost 01.01.13 access Disposal

1 338 098 500 0 0

Shares 31.12.12

1 338 098 500

Expenses Payroll/Board member fees accounting/auditors fee administrative costs other expenses Total expenses

Art investment cost 01.01.13 access this year Disposal this year

16 001 127 1 493 750 174 300

Cost 31.12.13

17 320 577

Total fixed Assets

1 355 419 077

Note 2 Equity 01.01.13 Result 2013

1 473 047 886 (15 222 354)

Equity 31.12.13

1 457 825 532

Note 3 Dividend Grieg maturitas II as

15 000 000

Total dividends

15 000 000

348 26 573 630

290 250 396 967

1 578 903

Note 5 Employees three persons have been working part-time for the Grieg Foundation during 2013. No Board-members or staff are among the debtors of the Foundation

Note 6 Fees for board and auditor In total there are expensed NoK 210.000 as board members fees. Board-members from the Grieg family abstain from fees. Paid auditor's fees NoK 26.250

Note 7 Taxes according to Norwegian tax act sec. 2-32 charitable organisations has no tax liability.

the Books are audited by Bergen revisjon as, os


The Grieg Foundation: List of yearly Contributions: (Figures in NOK 1000) year

children and youth projects

music projects

other cultural projects

2002

1 229

3 750

910

625

390

6 904

2003

8 810

4 081

1 630

1 140

652

16 313

2004

6 205

4 673

1 573

561

1 142

14 154

2005

4 595

8 350

3 005

3 235

10 955

30 140

2006

12 979

4 755

3 123

5 180

11 935

37 972

2007

11 931

5 510

1 859

3 699

2 128

25 127

2008

13 320

3 725

1 605

8 855

8 465

35 970

2009

18 148

4 130

55 835

4 925

5 231

88 269

2010

22 828

3 700

11 890

6 362

5 244

50 024

2011

20 101

6 047

7 623

7 142

3 740

44 653

2012

25 266

3 745

3 050

4 831

5 310

42 202

2013

10 456

3 880

2 515

6 117

9 192

32 160

total

155 868

56 346

94 618

52 672

64 384

423 888

37 %

13 %

22 %

12 %

15 %

100 %

Percent

25

medical and other benevolent research proj. projects

total


The Grieg Foundation Distributions paid out during 2013 (x 1000 NOK) Figures in NoK 1000

Figures in NoK 1000

sos-projects, Grieg Gender . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 000

Ishavsmuseet "aarvak" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

75

helse Bergen “Breathroom” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 100

De Unges orkesterforbund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

50

oseana: os art & culture center . . . . . . . . . . . 1 500

Kom nærmere . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

30

BFo: Bergen Philharmonic orchestra . . . . . . . .

stao – schoolbuilding Uganda . . . . . . . . . . . .

200

500

Bergen International Festivals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 000

mada Woodlands, schoolproject. . . . . . . . . . . . 1 000

Bergen area Based opera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 500

Kystsogevekene 2013 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

100

Krohnengen Brass Band . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

150

UIB/haukeland heart-pump project . . . . . . . . . 2 000

statsraad Lehmkuhl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

150

haukeland hospital/rieberfonds/GF . . . . . . . . .

167

haukeland hospital/helse Bergen . . . . . . . . . . 1 450

Nina Grieg choir Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

100

Kolibri/carF – Brasil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 026

opera omnia, os . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

350

Boathall at hordamuseet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

200

Kirkens Bymisjon – church aid . . . . . . . . . . . . .

150

Bergen skogplantningselskap. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

400

Zulufadder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

100

care Norway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 000

Vestlandske teatersenter, mini-midi-maxi. . . . .

100

stord Veteranship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

500

Dissimilis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

50

Norwegian maritime museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

200

Flyktningehjelpen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

32

heart & Lung association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

100

akuttmedisinsk seminar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

25

annette Waaler Volk, scholarship . . . . . . . . . . .

230

cIsV Norge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

50

help moldova,eye surgery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

250

mozambique Project . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

200

corneliastiftelsen, haukeland hospital . . . . . . .

200

the etiopia Project, women . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

300

Kirkens Nødhjelp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

100

the sahara Forest Project . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 000

canine Partners, england . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

75

Bergen tennis center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 500

KoDe, Kunstmuseene i Bergen . . . . . . . . . . . .

150

Vulcanus tugboat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

26

500


Figures in NoK 1000

Figures in NoK 1000

osøren Blues, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

50

"hjertefred" – Families in crises . . . . . . . . . . . . .

25

Bryggens Venner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

40

tall ships races . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

100

hjertefondet/"heart Fund" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

100

Bergen electrical railway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

150

christiegården Dagsenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

100

tV-innsamlingen 2013 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

50

Vedholmen Galleri, os. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

25

Vangsgutane, sculpture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

30

Basecamp Foundation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

300

thomas Valeur (Bergen Guitar Festival) . . . . . .

30

miljøvernforbundet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

500

sos-Filippinene, aid tsunami . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

500

University of Bergen, research project . . . . . . .

200

Årstad menighet – elderly people . . . . . . . . . . .

50

"trestykker" 2013 – work shop . . . . . . . . . . . . .

50

total distributions 2013:

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32.160


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manager:

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