Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

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The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
Founded 1917
Founder(s) Knut and Alice Wallenberg
Focus(es) Grants to scientific research and education at Swedish universities, institutes and other academic units
Method(s) Grants
Endowment $5.3 billion (2008)

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation is a private foundation (Swedish: Knut och Alice Wallenbergs Stiftelse), founded in 1917 by a donation of SEK 20 million by the chairman of the Stockholms Enskilda Bank, Knut Agathon Wallenberg and his wife Alice.

The foundation is the largest one of the Wallenberg foundations, and one of the largest Swedish funders of research. As of 2012 the Foundation had disbursed approximately 1.2 Billion Kronor.

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