KR Foundation


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KR Foundation was established in 2014 by Villum Fonden and the descendants of civil engineer Villum Kann Rasmussen, in Denmark. The Foundation aims to help /to provide answers, stimulate mind shifts and encourage action on the long-term challenges faced by current and future generations living on a planet with finite resources, fragile ecosystems, and a changing climate. The foundation is based in Copenhagen.

Eligibility to Receive Funding

NGOs whose work is in line with the foundation’s vision, thematic focus and strategy. An example of the list of grantees can be accessed online.

Regional Focus: World-wide

Sector Focus

The main priorities (as of March 2018) have been:

  • Sustainable behaviour – catalysts for change;
  • Sustainable finance – keeping fossil fuels in the ground.

More information on the two priority areas can be found online.

Funding Conditions

Grants range from approximately € 270 000 – € 670 000  for three years.

Application Procedure

Information on the application criteria and the application process can be found online.


KR Foundation c/o Klub Linnésgade 25, 1st floor

1361 Copenhagen




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