Awarded Grants

Our grantmaking is central to the way we work and how we achieve results that contribute to our mission. Occasionally, we make specific donations that are important but not directly related to our mission, for example in the COVID-19 context. You can search for both grants and donations below. Most grants run for several years and we have shown their total value. We decide on annual instalments based on regular reviews.


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Aceli Africa

Jan 2021 - Dec 2025
Agricultural Livelihoods

The IKEA Foundation, together with Aceli Africa, will help improve rural livelihoods in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania by offering financial incentives to lenders to serve small and medium agribusinesses that have a strong social and environmental impact. This will make it easier for planet-positive agribusinesses to access financial and technical support.

Date granted Mar 2020
Value 8.82M EUR
2020 payment 2.12M EUR
Total amount paid 2.12M EUR
Geographic area Kenya, Uganda + 2 more
  • Tanzania,
  • Rwanda
Partner Aceli Africa

Advocacy for Agroecology (A4A)

Jun 2020 - May 2022
Agricultural Livelihoods

The partnership between IKEA Foundation and Biovision will create an enabling environment for agroecology and regenerative agriculture  in Kenya and Ethiopia so that farmers can can improve their yields and afford a better life while nurturing the natural resources they depend on.

Date granted May 2020
Value 0.99M EUR
2020 payment 0.55M EUR
Total amount paid 0.55M EUR
Geographic area Kenya, Ethiopia + 1 more
  • World
Partner Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development
Climate Action

The IKEA Foundation is supporting ShareAction to advocate for higher global standards in the finance sector, to limit global warming and to protect our planet and its people. 

Date granted Sep 2020
Value 1.53M EUR
2020 payment 0.53M EUR
Total amount paid 0.53M EUR
Geographic area Europe, United Kingdom Partner Fairshare Educational Foundation
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Agricultural Livelihoods

The IKEA Foundation is supporting Wageningen University & Research to develop the African Food Fellowship, a food system transformation leadership programme in Kenya and one more East African country.

Date granted Dec 2020
Value 0.96M EUR
2020 payment 0.96M EUR
Total amount paid 0.96M EUR
Geographic area Kenya, Rwanda + 1 more
  • Ethiopia
Partner Stichting Universiteitsfonds Wageningen (UFW)