We collaborate with international partners to provide access to drinking water to the world's poorest, primarily in rural communities and forgotten refugee camps.


We support research and learning initiatives, environments and individuals within technical and natural science disciplines.


We support community projects in communities all over the world where Grundfos companies and employees engage to make a difference in their local community

How was the split between the philanthropic areas in 2022?



The Poul Due Jensen Foundation committed 237 mDKK to philanthropic projects in 2022. Find all donations here

47 %


In 2022, 47 % of the grants went to water projects.

20 %


In 2022, 20 % of the grants supported research and learning environments and initiatives.

23 %


The Foundation supported labour market inclusion and community engagement with 1 3% of the grants in 2023.

We own Grundfos
As majority shareholder, we are looking out for Grundfos’ interests. We set up holistic goals and challenge the Board of the Grundfos Group. We also contribute to the Group’s development and to the world through our employee awards and scholarships.

Gearing up for increased impact

With the addition of two new colleagues to its team, the Grundfos Foundation aims to increase its societal impact acress the three main philanthropic areas: Water, Research, and Inclusion.

2023 Grundfos People Awards

Dedicated, passionate and creative employees were in the spotlight at this year’s People Awards where colleagues and their extraordinary efforts were celebrated.

Examining the dilemma between responsible and value-creating AI

The artificial intelligence (AI) market is seeing explosive growth. This is cause for both excitement and concern. The dilemmas are piling up – for what is the significance of AI technologies for the individual and society? In a groundbreaking project supported by the Grundfos Foundation, a research group will investigate the tension between technology, ethics, regulation and value creation in the new world of AI.

Grundfos Foundation & Co at World Water Week

2023 World Water Week took place in Stockholm from 20 to 24 August. In collaboration with its partners from the NGO world, Stockholm International Water Institute, and Grundfos, the Grundfos Foundation presented several interesting sessions.

New community grants boost volunteering at Grundfos

The Foundation has approved a new batch of Community Engagement Grants worth EUR 709,352 in total to support Grundfos' local engagement across the globe.

Change the world through sports

A new trust-based donation enables FANT – for a new tomorrow to include even more girls into communities around sports in one of the world’s poorest countries. FANT’s projects add a little extra because they create female role models. These are very rare in Sierra Leone.

Inspiring young engineers to become sustainability leaders of the future

In Turkey, Grundfos employees engage for the second time with young people through the project Responsible Engineers for Sustainability to address global challenges and bring young people’s visions and perspectives to the table in solving the world's problems.

Solar-powered water for India's rural poor

New Donation: More tribal underprivileged villages in rural areas within the states of Odisha, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu can look forward to access to drinking water on their doorstep.

INTO DUST receives Lighthouse Award

A prestigious Lighthouse Award, honoring pioneers and visionaries within the water sector, has been awarded to INTO DUST, a docudrama based on the true story of Perween Rahman who fought to provide clean, safe water to the poorest in Pakistan’s capital Karachi.