Crown Princess Mary presented the awards of the EliteForsk at a ceremony at the Glyptoteket Art Museum in Copenhagen on February 23, 2017. The aim of Elite Research as an organisation is to highlight and encourage the efforts and achievements of young Danish researchers. Eliteforks, grants 100,000 danish kroner (approximately $15,000) and gives 20,000 danish kroner for their research with each award.
On October 31, 2016, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attended the unveiling of the Christmas Seal (Julemærke) for 2016 at the Copenhagen City Hall in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Christmas Seal is a specially designed stamp launched each year and sold throughout Denmark as an extra 'seal' in addition to Christmas stamps. The Crown Princess is the patron of the Christmas Seal Foundation (Julemærkehjem).