The Foundation’s vision is to support individuals, ideas and
humanistic projects that run the risk of finding themselves
outside current trends, but which, in the long-term, are deemed
to be of decisive benefit to the public interest by preserving
traditions and by renewing and developing society. The motto
is “excellence and access”.
The Foundation focuses on a small number of humanistic
areas and projects that have prospects of providing effects
deemed to be long-term and of high quality. Driven by a sense
of civic responsibility, the Foundation is to conduct activities
of long-term, decisive importance for the development of
society from a comparative international perspective.
A community thrives on human encounters. The Foundation
is to constitute a forum for independent, intellectual and
spiritual discussion in Sweden, for which an important element
is to introduce the international, interdisciplinary humanist