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The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Established a biennial international science award for discoveries in the earth sciences; grants for biological, geophysical, and environmental research, including scholarships, and cultural organizations, including those emphasizing Norwegian-American relations and maritime interests. Support also for public policy research and libraries.


Incorporated in 1955 in NY -


The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation

Independent foundation




1 Rockefeller Plz., Ste. 301 New York City, NY United States 10020-2002

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