The aim of the Crafoord foundation is to:
“…without a view to making a profit for a given individual person or organization.“
“In addition, the foundation supports the care, upbringing and education of children and young people. The foundation may also promote charitable, social, artistic, sporting or other purposes of the public good…”
Holger Crafoord established the Crafoord Foundation in 1980 and made an initial donation of SEK 3 million.
Thanks to further donations by Anna-Greta and Holger Crafoord and to an appreciation in the value of the original donation, by December 31st, 2019 the foundation’s capital had risen to SEK 3 800 million (market value). The Foundation is an independent legal entity, led by a board.
Since its inception, the foundation has received more than 28,000 applications for grants and has awarded approximately SEK 1 800 million for different causes.