28. Sep. 2022
Seven new Community Engagement Grants and a special emergency funding grant were approved by the Grundfos Foundation to support community projects across Burkina Faso, Chile, China, Kenya, Spain, Togo, and Ukraine.

So far in 2022, approximately 15.8 million DKK (EUR 2.1 million) has been approved out of the 20 million DKK (EUR 2.7 million) total allocated in 2022 for support to community engagement by Grundfos companies. Additionally, approximately 4.9 million DKK (EUR 665,000) of the additional 5 million DKK (EUR 672,000) made available to support local emergency relief Ukraine’s neighbouring countries has been allocated.

One lady holding up a blue bag with a hygiene kit. in front of her face

These hygiene packs were distributed by ACE Charity in Nigeria. Photo: ACE Charity

Several of this quarter’s approved projects aim to bring access to water across various regions, whereas others focus on social inclusion projects to support women and mental health programmes.

The next deadline for applications is October 31. Find out more about Grundfos Foundation Community Engagement Grants here.

Project title Country Partner Amount (EUR)
Water and Fighting Against Malaria in Biakouri Community – Togo Togo Heartur Community Foundation 59,466
Drinking water for quality education in rural areas of Chile. Chile Fundación Agua es Vida 21,000
UNG’ATANI WATER PROJECT Kenya Our Hope Integrated Community Based Organisation 58,386
Workshops and online sales to create jobs for ethnic minority women who fight to preserve Miao embroidery art in Manpeng New village, Jinshui River town. China China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation 42,000
Water for Djibo (Troubled Sahel north of Burkina Faso). Burkina Faso Action jeunesse féminine du Burkina 64,747
Mental health pilot program in Handball club, Alcobenda Spain. Spain Club Balonmano Alcobendas 52,720
Providing equitable access to sufficient and safe water to the most vulnerable in Kyiv, Ukraine. Ukraine PlanBørnefonden 134,427

Community Engagement in Grundfos

The Grundfos Foundation supports local engagement by Grundfos employees and companies through the Community Engagement Grant.