Community Engagement in 2022



In 2022, the Foundation awarded 52 Poul Due Jensen Community Engagement Grants for local causes across the globe.



EUR 3.4 million in total were granted toward Community Engagement projects in 2022.


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

Latest news

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.

Inspiring young engineers to become sustainability leaders of the future

In Turkey, Grundfos employees engage for the second time with young people through the project Responsible Engineers for Sustainability to address global challenges and bring young people’s visions and perspectives to the table in solving the world's problems.

13 new Community Engagement Grants awarded

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.

World Toilet Day in Cebu

All over the world, people in informal settlements live a precarious life with poor access to water and sanitation. In the Philippines, the NGO Water & Life works with poor communities in Cebu to improve public health and minimize environmental pollution from human waste.