BackgroundFondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca was established in 1992 as the ideal continuation of Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca, which was founded in 1835 by 119 citizens of Lucca, who each contributed to the founding fund, to support the socio - economical development of local communities. The Duke of Lucca, Carlo Lodovico di Borbone, approved its Statute with motu proprio on the 9th July 1835. On the 4th October 2000 the new Statute established the current name.
MissionTo promote civil, cultural, social and economical development in the province of Lucca.
Geographic focusPrimarily the Italian province of Lucca.
Programme areasThe foundation supports the following areas:
• Arts and culture
• Charity, voluntarism and philanthropy
• Public health, prevention and rehabilitation
• Education and training
• Scientific and technological research
• Local development and public housing
• Supporting and training youth
• Support for the elderly
• Works of public utility