Community Engagement in 2023



In 2023, the Foundation awarded 53 Poul Due Jensen Community Engagement Grants for local causes across the globe.



EUR 2.9 million in total were granted toward Community Engagement projects in 2023.


You can find more information about our work in the Annual Review.

Latest news

SOSNPO kicks off PITSTOP! project in South Africa

With a Community Engagement Grant from the Grundfos Foundation, the groundbreaking PITSTOP! project sets out to eradicate illegal pit latrines and upgrade ablution facilities in underserved communities, providing safe and hygienic sanitation solutions.

17 new Community Engagement Grants to support local projects

The Grundfos Foundation grants EUR 1.1 million to 17 local projects benefitting people, planet, and people all over the world.

10 new Community Engagement Grants granted

Almost EUR 530,000 are on their way to projects around the world, where Grundfos employees support local organisations through volunteering. In Chile, victims of the recent forest fire can look forward to a helping hand.

Ugandan school girls make their own reusable sanitary pads

Through local leadership, innovation, and commitment to unlocking female potential, ECO-PADS helps to empower a new generation of young females by providing access to menstrual hygiene materials, offering reproductive health education, and strengthening the local support networks.

Volunteering at home

Sunday Chukwudi Okoro lives and works in Bjerringbro, Denmark, but a Community Engagement Project allowed him to support the Nigerian community where he grew up.

A sustainable water supply for Ol Pejeta Conservancy and communities

With the support of the Grundfos Foundation, Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya, has solarised the Ngobit borehole, providing a critical water supply for wildlife. Reduced river abstraction also supports downstream communities whose livelihoods are dependent on rainfed agriculture.

Irrigation community project transforms lives in Dodoma

Between 2022 and 2023, the NGO ADDA initiated a transformative Irrigation Community Project in Dodoma. The project, aimed at providing a sustainable solution to the water challenges faced by communities in the capital region of Tanzania, has breathed new life into the predominantly agricultural-based livelihoods.

Grants worth DKK 6.4 million on their way to local community projects

With the latest set of Community Engagement Grants, 6.4 million DKK of funding was sent to projects supported by Grundfos staff via community engagement and collaboration in their local communities. The next deadline for applications October 25th.

New community grants boost volunteering at Grundfos

The Foundation has approved a new batch of Community Engagement Grants worth EUR 709,352 in total to support Grundfos' local engagement across the globe.