August 19, 2018
Prevention is better than cure. We all know that, right? For example, it is better to quit smoking than to treat lung disease. We use seat belts, helmets and life jackets to prevent injury and death. The list goes on. We know that waiting to step in until after a problem has arisen can make... Read more
August 6, 2018
When conflicts break out or disasters strike, millions of families turn to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for medical relief. We are granting MSF €21 million to provide medical care in emergencies—including trauma care, life-saving surgeries,... Read more
June 20, 2018
Passports. Birth certificates. Cherished photographs. Beloved family members. Friends. Pets. Many people are forced to leave behind all these things and more when they are threatened and forced out from their homes and communities. But no... Read more
June 6, 2018
No matter what threatens children’s safety—from violence to natural disasters—Save the Children steps in to protect children and help them continue their educations. The IKEA Foundation has recently given Save the Children four emergency grants,... Read more
April 24, 2017
Recently IKEA Hong Kong and IKEA Japan visited programmes in Thailand, with two of our partners Special Olympics and Humanity and Inclusion. They got the unique opportunity to see how these partners use inclusive play to help children develop and grow new skills and abilities. Go to blog

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Play is fundamental to children’s wellbeing. When children can play, they learn new skills, become more social and are better able to cope with stress. Sadly, many children around the world lack safe spaces to play. That’s why our new in-store campaign has children’s right to play and develop at its heart. Read more
August 18, 2018
Why wait until after a disaster strikes before helping? Watch this short animated film to see how the IKEA Foundation and the Red Cross are doing things ... View more films
WASHINGTON (May 23, 2018)— World Resources Institute (WRI) announced a $2.3 million grant from the IKEA Foundation to bring clean electricity to a combined 1 million people in India and East Africa. The funding will help integrate affordable, reliable and clean electricity for all – an inaccessibility for more than 1.1 billion people worldwide. Many... Read more