Purpose and charter
The main purpose of the Grundfos Foundation is to ensure and support healthy economic growth and development of the Grundfos Group.

The Foundation fulfils its main purpose through exercising active ownership towards the Grundfos Group.

According to the Charter, the Foundation may also make donations to general non-political, scientific, humanitarian, business, environmental and social causes. The Foundation engages in philanthropic work through funding of safe water projects in developing countries, inclusion and community engagement projects, and support for research and learning.


The Charter embodies the will of the Founder and provides guidance for the Foundation Board on the Founder’s wishes in respect of how his life’s work should be managed.

Grundfos founder Poul Due Jensen, 1972

Grundfos founder Poul Due Jensen with customers, 1972