Sparbanksstiftelsen crown has its roots in Swedbank crown. Foundations arrived to the savings banks would merge to form the Savings Bank Sweden AB. When Sparbanksstiftelsen Crown was established November 1, 1991, it took over two of the Savings Bank of the krona main roles: first, as a promoter of the economy, both as an economic engine for the region's development. When Swedbank crown in 1992 went up in the Savings Bank Sweden AB, received Sparbanksstiftelsen crown a number of common shares. Foundations would be a stable and secure ownership base of the bank. The return on the shares would be used for various community development projects in the regions where the Foundation was active.