“The Wallenberg Foundations” is the collective name for the non-profit foundations funded by individual members of the Wallenberg family. The Foundations approved grants totaling over SEK 2.0 billion in 2015.
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 the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation (clinical medicine, law and other social sciences), and the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation (scientific research mainly within the humanities, learning and children’s activities).
In addition, there are a number of other Wallenberg Foundations.