Smurfit Kappa Foundation was formed in 2011 and supports sustainable projects in the communities where Smurfit Kappa Group has the privilege to operate
In 2022 it was confirmed by the CEO of Smurfit Kappa Group, Tony Smurfit that the Board will increase its donation to the Smurfit Kappa Foundation from €1 million up to €3 million each year and subsequent to that the Board of the Smurfit Kappa Foundation decided to broaden the scope of the projects we fund, so in addition to children, which was our focus in the past we now focus on making a positive impact on the lives of underprivileged people, always concentrated in the communities where we operate. We will do this by supporting sustainable projects in the areas of health and nutrition, education, basic care and by reducing inequalities that exist and ensure Smurfit Kappa employees are involved from an early stage. We will frame our activities within the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development focusing on the following six sustainable development goals (SDG’s):
How to apply for funding
The process is quite simple and all applications are welcome, provided they comply with the conditions and are in line with the primary focus of the Smurfit Kappa Foundation, that is, to financially support sustainable projects that positively impact the lives of underprivileged people in the communities where Smurfit Kappa Group operate. We are particularly interested in community projects in which Smurfit Kappa employees or their families are involved and where they would benefit from support from our Foundation.