Water-related donations in 2022

47 %

In 2027, 47 % of the Foundation’s donations fell within the Water category


million dkk

The Foundation donated 112m DKK to water projects in 2022


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

All donations
Every year in March, we publish an overview of all donations

Grundfos Foundation & Co at World Water Week

2023 World Water Week took place in Stockholm from 20 to 24 August. In collaboration with its partners from the NGO world, Stockholm International Water Institute, and Grundfos, the Grundfos Foundation presented several interesting sessions.

Solar-powered water for India's rural poor

New Donation: More tribal underprivileged villages in rural areas within the states of Odisha, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu can look forward to access to drinking water on their doorstep.

INTO DUST receives Lighthouse Award

A prestigious Lighthouse Award, honoring pioneers and visionaries within the water sector, has been awarded to INTO DUST, a docudrama based on the true story of Perween Rahman who fought to provide clean, safe water to the poorest in Pakistan’s capital Karachi.

Supplying water where it’s wanted; Sunlit Future’s India Water Project

Over 500 villages reached: In 2022 alone, 110 villages in rural and distant areas of India received drinking near their homes - saving time, energy and drudgery for rural and marginalised women and communities using solar energy.

Climate change challenges water access for forcibly displaced people

Climate change affects everyone. But it is the people least responsible for climate change whose lives and livelihoods are being hit the hardest. Around 80 per cent of the world's refugees and forcibly displaced people live in the most climate vulnerable countries in the world and are most impacted by climate change.

Community hopes and dreams

In Maharashtra’s hilly Palghar District, village women explain how access to water brought new hopes and dreams for the future to their communities.

The Knock-On Effect

The world finds itself in a storm of interconnected crises, all of which are making life worse for many of the world's children.

Emergency assistance to Turkey and Syria

The Grundfos Foundation grants USD 577,000 (DKK 4 million) to four organizations providing emergency assistance to victims of the earthquakes striking Turkey and Syria Monday morning.

Winter support for Pakistan's flood victims

The Grundfos Foundation has granted Oxfam 1.000.000 DKK to help fund essential winter kits, including items such as baskets, shawls, caps and mats to help people prepare for further challenging conditions that winter will bring.
Safe water
Our philanthropic work directly supports UN Sustainable Goal 6 (Safe water and sanitation) through providing sustainable and affordable access to safe drinking water to the world's poorest.