25. Mar. 2022
The Foundation has approved community grants worth almost 9 million DKK (1,2m EUR) for local social initiatives all over the world. Additional emergency funding of 2.7m DKK (268,000 EUR) is also on the way to local organisations helping refugees in Poland Hungary and Slovakia.
Title and description Location Organisation Amount (EUR)
Adaptation of technical rooms for teaching purposes Poland Bialsko Podlaska Ecological
Alma’s Intelligent Garden (Almas Intelligente Have) Denmark Mølleskolen 128,000
Expanding safe water points in upper west Ghana Ghana Water4 86,700
Supporting water as a business in Ochicha Nigeria RECTOR CARES FOUNDATION 134,800​
Improvement of Dodoma Water Management for better food security Tanzania ADDA – Agricultural Development Denmark Asia 137,200
Integration through jobs in Aarhus area Denmark Niis 57,200
Sports summer camp for orphans Serbia Aktiv Novi Sad 35,000
Affordable Irrigation Pilot for smallholder farmers in Anyenamae and Boafre Ghana Blue Gold Works 50,000
Red Alert Robotics Sponsorship USA Red Alert Robotics 8,900​
Improved water access through community centers in Escobar Argentina Proyecto Agua Segura 133,000
Sustainable water access and sanitation in Cebu, 2022 Philippines​ Water and Life Philippines 100,000
Open access book on membrane filtration for the global community of water professionals Netherlands IHE Delft Institute for Water Education 27,500​
STEM network and camps for girls and role models in Denmark Denmark High5Girls 59,000
Employment support program for special needs graduates in Chennai India Ability Foundation 20,500
Female entrepreneurs in WASH Ghana Bridge for Billions 97,000​
Scholarships against social exclusion in Algete Spain Fundación Balia 14,900
Training center for people with disabilities in Bajío. Mexico Juntos 64,000
Total 1.2m EUR

In 2022, the Foundation has allocated 20m DKK (2.7m EUR) in total for support to community engagement by Grundfos companies. Find out more here.

Rector Cares Foundation works in Obuofia Community in Nigeria.

Local aid via Grundfos companies to help out refugees from Ukraine

An additional 5m DKK (EUR 672,000) has been made available to Grundfos companies in Ukraine’s neighbouring countries for local emergency relief via the Poul Due Jensen Community Engagement Grant for local churches, associations and organisations providing assistance to the refugees from Ukraine.

The first batch of emergency grants have been approved and are on their way to assist 9 organisations in Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia.

Purpose of grant Country ​Organisation – ​​Amount (EUR)
Humanitarian aid for Ukraine Poland Polska Akcja Humanitarna EUR 50,000​
Humanitarian support for the victims of war in Ukraine Poland EUR 50,000​
Medical assistance for Ukraine Poland Polish Medical Mission EUR 50,000​
Ukrainian children in need Poland SOS Children’s Villages – Poland​ EUR 50,000​
Rediscover home in mind and soul – Budapest Hungary VONESZO Hátrányos Helyzetűeket​ EUR 50,000​
Emergency aid to Ukraine – Budapest Hungary EUR 50,000​
Long term activities for the refugees from Ukraine Hungary Hungarian Interchurch Aid ​ EUR 50,000​
Help for Ukrainian refugees in Slovakia Slovakia EUR 12,000
Helping refugees at Saint Joseph Parish, Budapest Hungary EUR 6,000​
Total EUR 368,000
In 2021, around DKK 14.5 million (~EUR 2 million] was spent within a financial framework of 20m DKK (~EUR 2.7 million). That means around 75 % of the allocated funds were used in 2021.​
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Examples of community engagement grants from all over the world. You can find more details in our 2021 annual review.