BackgroundThe foundation was established in 1992 within the framwork of the ´Amato-Carli´ law. Since its establishment, the foundation has continued the Cassa dei Risparmi di Forli bank's commitment towards the community, supporting organisations and projects aimed at social, cultural and economic development.
MissionTo support projects and activities aimed at supporting social, cultural and economic development within the foundation's historical territory.
Geographic focusItaly; the Emilia-Romagna region including the following municipalities: Forli, Folimpopoli, Bertinoro, Meldola, Santa Sofia, Civitella di Romagna, Galeata, Bagno di Romagna, Verghereto, Predappio, Premilcuore, Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole, Dovadola, Rocca San Casciano, Portico e San Benedetto, Modigliana, Tredozio
Programme areasSince 2006, the foundation decided to focus on the following areas:
• Arts and culture
• Scientific and technological research
• Public health, preventive medicine and rehabilitation
• Local development and housing projects
• Voluntarism, philanthropy and charity
Arts and Culture
Supports the enhancement of cultural heritage in the community, which is also seen as a crucial element for economic development. The foundation aims to support all the associations and institutes that promote various activities in the fields of theatre, music, dance and museums.
Scientific and Technological Research
Supports the development of basic and applied research with a particular focus on the enhancement of the relationship/partnership/cooperation between universities, companies, research laboratories and institutes on the theme of technological transfer.
Public Health, Preventive Medicine and Rehabilitation
Focuses on the optimisation and reorganisation of health services, as well as the building and upgrading of hospital facilities (particularly through the purchase of medical and scientific equipment).
Local Development and Housing Projects
Focuses mainly on the innovation and internationalisation of the local economic tissue, most of all through partnership, cooperation and cross-fertilisation with universities and professional associations.
Voluntarism, Philanthropy and Charity
Supports mainly the non-profit sector in its manifold activity towards disadvantaged and disabled people, with reference particularly to their integration in work, fostering innovative projects and cooperation between the non-profit and public sector.
• Aid to the elderly
• Education, including the purchasing of press products for schools
• Food safety and quality agriculture
Aid to the Elderly
Focuses on in-home assistance- provided essentially by the public sector- and 'light' services assistance provided by non-profit organisations.
Supports amateur associations, and focuses its attention on broadening sports activities among children and young people, especially through the cooperation between schools and sports institutions, and on the renovation and upgrading of sports facilities.
Education, Including the Purchasing of Press Products for Schools
Supports the entire education sector, from nursery to university, with a particular focus on projects aimed at quality and social and cultural inclusion.
Food Safety and Quality Agriculture
Works mainly on the enhancement and diffusion of local quality products.