Background
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e Pescia was created in 1992 to perform charity work when the savings bank turned into a private corporation. It continues the philanthropy of the former economic public institute Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia e Pescia.
Mission
To support initiatives of social benefit and promote economic development in the region; to support the more vulnerable classes of society; and to promote art, all kinds of cultural expression and educational and training programmes.
Geographic focus
Province of Pistoia, Italy
Programme areas
The foundation focuses on the following areas:

Primary areas:
• Art and cultural heritage
• Education and training
• Philanthropy, charity and volunteering

Other areas:
• Public health
• Environmental preservation
• Technological and scientific research