IKEA Foundation to bring climate focus to its youth initiatives

By Dorcas Juliette Ramos- Caraig 09 October 2015

Since 2010, the IKEA Foundation has donated $472.12 million in grants. Photo by: Håkan Dahlström / CC BY

 

The IKEA Foundation was founded in 1982 and serves as the philanthropic arm of INGKA Foundation, the owner of the IKEA Group of companies. Since 2010, the foundation has donated a total of 420 million euros ($472.12 million) in grants, focusing on creating better opportunities for children living in poverty. Based in the Netherlands, the foundation finances projects worldwide through the profits of the home furnishings brand.

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Dorcas Juliette Ramos- Caraig

As development analyst, Dorcas studies bilateral and multilateral donors’ partnership strategies and writes country-level reports that highlight priority sectors and annual funding allocations. She also monitors pipeline opportunities and trends from donor agencies such as the ADB, DAFTD Canada and NADB. She is currently taking her master’s degree at the University of the Philippines, specializing in Asian foreign relations. Prior to joining Devex, Dorcas worked as a researcher at government institutions.


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