In 2020, we were able to award over DKK 15 million to projects and initiatives, primarily outside Denmark, within a financial framework of 20m DKK.
“The new Community Grant has to a great extent been used to help mitigate the economic and social consequences of lockdowns in countries across the globe. We will of course continue the initiative in 2020 and hope that even more Grundfos companies will take advantage of it and establish more long-lived local partnerships,” says Executive Director Kim Nøhr Skibsted.
8 grants awarded in December
At the last Board meeting of 2020, the Foundation decided to award 8 new Poul Due Jensen Community Grants to NGOs in Kenya, India, England, Nigeria, South Africa, and Eswatini.
The recipient organisations have been notified directly by the Foundation on 18 December. The following purposes will receive funding:
|Purpose||Organisation||Amount awarded (DKK)||Country|
|Women-led water enterprises||Groots||348,429||Kenya|
|Restoration of Farm pond for irrigation enhancement||Hand in Hand India||278,257||India|
|Enhancing community drinking water infrastructure||Hand in Hand India, Jethalaj||86,345||India|
|Enhancing community drinking water infrastructure||Hand in Hand India, Tamil Nadu||81,950||India|
|Community boxing training programme||Aldershot ABC||41,228||England|
|ACE radio school||ACE Charity||503,724||Nigeria|
|Handwashing stations||SOS NPO, Cape Town||224,669||South Africa|
|Hygiene facilities and packs||Nazarene Compassionate ministries||63,176||Eswatini (Africa)|