Stichting IKEA Foundation

Mission

Giving primarily to create a substantial and lasting change by funding holistic, long-term programs in some of the world’s poorest communities that address children’s fundamental needs: home, health, education and a sustainable family income, while helping communities fight and cope with climate change.

Background

Established in 1982 in the Netherlands - The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of INGKA Foundation, the owner of Swedish home furnishings company IKEA Group. The Foundation is based in the Netherlands, and funds come from the Stichting INGKA Foundation.

Grantmaking Programs

Empowering Women and Girls

By empowering women through education, skills training, better healthcare, and loans to set up small businesses.

Grants for Emergency Relief

Cash grants or in-kind donations are given to nonprofit partners working in emergency situations such as floods, famine, storm, war, drought, earthquakes, and other disasters.