Water

The Foundation cooperates with international partners with the ambition to supply safe water to the world's poorest in rural communities and forgotten refugee camps.

Research

The Foundation supports "use-inspired" research initiatives, environments and individuals within technical and natural science disciplines.

Inclusion

The Foundation aims to reduce the number of people living on passive public benefits. We support projects that help vulnerable people access and remain within the labour market.

How was the split between the three philanthropic areas in 2019?

117

million

The Poul Due Jensen Foundation committed 117 M DKK to philanthropic projects in 2019.

41 %

Water

In 2019, 41 % of the grants went to water projects.

 

46 %

Research

In 2019, 46 % of the grants supported research and learning environments.

 

6 %

Inclusion

The Foundation supported labour market inclusion in Central Jutland with 6 % of the grants in 2019.

 

7 %

Community

In 2019, we established a new donation area, Community Engagement, which received 7 % of the grants, .

Active ownership means 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.

Four local Grundfos projects receive Foundation funding

Three projects in India and one in the Philippines have received funding via the Foundation's new Community Engagement Grant. In both countries, vulnerable population groups are at risk because of various lockdown measures.

COVID-19 relief for refugees in Lebanon

The Grundfos Foundation supports Doctors without Borders' work to protect the many refugees in Lebanon from COVID-19.

Mapping global research on COVID-19 treatment

An international research group, led by the Copenhagen Trial Unit at Copenhagen University Hospital, will monitor and evaluate medical research publications regarding coronavirus to identify the most effective treatment methods.

Coronavirus DNA-sequencing

A group of Danish researchers are contributing important knowledge about how the DNA of COVID-19 evolves - in close collaboration with Danish and international partners.

More grants to fight the spread of COVID-19

Almost 9.2m DKK (1.3m USD) have been granted towards a number of projects that fight COVID-19 and its consequences. The grants bring the Grundfos Foundations' contributions up to almost 39m DKK (5.6m USD) in total.

New Community Engagement Grant

The Foundation has created a Community Engagement Grant (20m DKK) to help the companies of the Grundfos Group reach out locally.

More COVID-19 support from the Grundfos Foundation

The Grundfos Foundation (Poul Due Jensen Foundation) allocates further 17.5m DKK to various emergency initiatives to limit the damages of the COVID-19 pandemic. More donations are in the pipeline.

COVID-19 emergency aid from the Grundfos Foundation

The Grundfos Foundation (Poul Due Jensen Foundation) donates 12.25m DKK to various emergency initiatives to limit the damages of the COVID-19 pandemic. More donations are in the pipeline.

Poul Due Jensen Foundation to donate 200m DKK, help fight COVID-19

In celebration of Grundfos' 75th anniversary, the Poul Due Jensen Foundation (Grundfos Foundation) has expanded its budget for donations from planned 125m DKK to 200m DKK. The main donation areas remain water, research, and inclusion, but the Foundation will move its attention to the fight against COVID-19 this year.