FORMAS - Forskningsrådet För Miljö, Areella Näringar Och Samhällsbyggande
The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS) is a governmental research agency with the mission to promote and support basic research and need-driven research in the areas Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning. The research that is funded should be of the highest scientific quality and relevance to the areas of responsibility of the Council. FORMAS may also fund development projects to a limited extent. The funding is governmental, and thus the Swedish Government (the Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Rural affairs) give guidelines on how (parts) of the funding should be divided.
See also: FORMAS website