11. Oct. 2021
The Grundfos Foundation has awarded 11 new community engagement grants for local projects in California, Colombia, Denmark, Uganda, Ghana, Cameroon, Argentina and Tanzania.

The Foundation Board approved 11 new community engagement grants in September. The community grants are sought by Grundfos companies on behalf of local NGO partners.

In 2021, around DKK 11 million (~EUR 1.5 million] has been spent within a financial framework of 20m DKK (~EUR 2.7 million). That means around 45 % of the funds (DKK 9 million) are still available.​

The next deadline for applications is Oct 31. Find out more.

Project title (location) Local partner(s) Amount (EUR)
Kyakabunga Water Project – (Uganda)

 

Dream Farm Group promotes sustainable integrated Land use, design, permaculture and agro-ecology farming systems that respect the environment. 44,859
Water for those devastated by wildfires (California, US) The Water Well Trust serves low-income families or individuals that have wells that are no longer functioning properly, have contamination issues that render the well unusable, or have no well or safe water source. 100,000
Towers for Life (Colombia) Fondación Agua Por la Vida works to meet the need for drinking water in vulnerable regions of Colombia, focusing on children. 62,868
Greener Schools // GreenEdTech (Denmark) Danske Skoleelever is the Association of Danish Pupils 60,000
Safe Drinking Water and Irrigation for Gurbi, Ghana. (Ghana) Partnership between Green Gold Farms Ghana, Blue Gold Works Inc., and Gurbi Governing Council of Elders 50,000
Football for A New Tomorrow – creating independent girls through sport (Ghana) FANT – Football for A New Tomorrow creates sports clubs that are more than just clubs – but clubs that take social and human responsibility in local communities. 174,250
Sustainable water pumping system for drinking and farming in Kar Ray (Cameroon) SA.LA.MA (Santé par la Langue Maternelle) is an association, a non-profit organization with the aim and objective of educating and sensitizing populations in matters of health. 42,750
Patch Farms project (California, USA) Patch Farms provide individuals with developmental disabilities an interactive, agricultural experience to cultivate educational, employment, and social skills 101,594
Sustainable Island School & community center (Argentina) ASOCIACION COOPERADORA DEL ESTABLECIMIENTO EDUCATIVO E.P. N° 12 DEL DISTRITO DE TIGRE 130,000
Solar Irrigation for agricultural resilience in Least Developed Regions of Tanzania (Tanzania) Energy 4 Impact helps businesses and markets deliver access to energy in Africa, improving the quality of life for millions of people. 129,088
Development of Commercially Viable, Smart Safe Water Solutions  in Ghana (Ghana) Safe Water Network works alongside communities in Ghana and India since 2008, providing more than a million people daily access to safe water. 79,835
FANT works to improve life opportunities for young people in Ghana and Sierra Leone.

FANT works to improve life opportunities for young people in Ghana and Sierra Leone. Photo: FANT

Community Engagement in Grundfos

The Foundation supports community engagement in partnership between Grundfos companies and their NGO partners all over the world.