The LEGO Foundation’s work has always been about creating playful learning experiences for children. See some of the most recent milestones in our history here.
The Foundation’s first Theory of Change is developed and approved by the Board of Directors.
Ashoka partnership is established.
In April 2014, the LEGO Foundation hosts a re-purposed LEGO Idea Conference, successfully gathering the world’s leading voices within play and learning.
Revitalizing the LEGO Foundation and its strategic focus is initiated
A Memorandum of Understanding is signed by the Ukrainian Minstry of Education and the LEGO Foundation, stipulating that play shall be a part of the kindergarteb curriculum.
Billund Municipality and the LEGO Foundation enter into a unique public-private partnership focusing on creating the Capital of Children in Billund, home to the LEGO Group headquarter since 1932.
The LEGO Foundation primarily focuses its work on product donations and training benefitting underprivileged children around the world.
LEGO Charity is established.
The first LEGO Idea Conference is held.
Activities are mostly centered around different donations and support for initiatives such as the LEGO Learning Institute and LEGO Idea House.
It is decided that the LEGO Foundation should buy 25% of the shares in LEGO A/S through its subsidiary company.
The LEGO Foundation is renamed to its present name.
The LEGO Foundation is founded by Edith and Godtfred Kirk Christiansen’s Foundation on December 10, 1986 under the name “The Foundation of December 10, 1986”.