The Wallenberg Foundations
“The Wallenberg Foundations” is the collective name for the non-profit public and private foundations established by individual members of the Wallenberg family or in honor of family members.
The three largest Foundations granted a total of SEK 2.3 billion in 2020.
The largest of the Wallenberg Foundations is the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, founded in 1917, which promotes scientific research within the natural sciences, technology and medicine.
The other two large foundations are Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation (scientific research mainly within the social sciences), and Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation (scientific research mainly within the humanities).
In addition, there are a number of other Wallenberg Foundations.