31. Mar. 2023
A whopping 13 Community Engagement Grants worth together DKK 4.9 million or EUR 660,000 have been awarded by the Foundation Board. In the future, the Foundation wishes to actively support more volunteering activities by Grundfos employee through the grant programme.

The first batch of Community Engagement Grants in 2023 have been awarded by the Grundfos Foundation, among the many great initiatives is a continuation of the collaboration with Proyecto Agua Segura in Argentina. Find the full list of grantees further down.

Transforming access to water in Argentine communities from Grundfos Foundation | PDJF on Vimeo.

DKK 25 million for Community Engagement Grants in 2023-24

The Foundation Board has set aside EUR 3.4 million (~DKK 25 million) for supporting local projects where employees in all of the Grundfos Group’s companies may apply for funding via the Poul Due Jensen Community Engagement Grant. In 2022, the Foundation awarded EUR 2.8 million (~DKK 20.8 million)  in total toward 52 community grants.

"In 2023, we look forward to seeing Grundfos’ new Volunteering Policy taking speed, and we hope that the Foundation’s Community Engagement Grants boost new powerful partnerships all over the world."
Kim Nøhr Skibsted, Executive Director
Project title Location Partner Amount (DKK)
Sports summer camp for orphans Serbia Children’s village ‘Dr. Milorad Pavlović ‘ 298,000
Virtual volunteering on 3 continents United Kingdom We Make Change Global Limited 78,225
Community engagement: Access to safe water Argentina Proyecto Agua Segura 856,750
Financial aid for Ukrainian students in technical university, Ukraine Ukraine Faculty of Engineering Systems and Ecology,  Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture 160,920
Sponsorship – 2023-2024 Competition Season United States Red Alert Robotics 69,285
Volunteering – Dept. 9150 cares about its community, Manila Philippines Tahanan ng Pagmamahal Children’s Home Inc. 19,370
Integration through job in Mid-Jutland Denmark Niis (Ny Integration i Samfundet) 651,502
Water & Education Empowerment in Opi Community, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria Nigeria Rector Cares Foundation 734,570
Support Education in Fotokol High School with a library and ICT lab Cameroon SA.LA.MA (Sante par la Langue Maternelle) 311,631
Responsible Engineers of Sustainability II Turkey The Sustainability Steps Association [SADE] 314,712
Complimentary toilets for Otoase township, Ghana Ghana The Good Shepherd Love Foundation 392,443
Underprivileged Students’ Computer Classroom Support and Student Study Tour CSR Project Hong Kong SAR China Netspring Limited 558,000