The foundation was established by a Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of a plan of social infrastructure in the South of Italy, signed in 2005 by ACRI and the “Forum Terzo Settore”, which represents the banking foundations, and with the accession of: Compagnia di San Paolo, Consulta Nazionale Permanente del Volontariato presso il Forum, Convol- Conferenza Permanente Presidenti Associazioni e Federazioni Nazionali di Volontariato, Nazionale dei Centri di Servizio per il Volontariato, Consulta Nazionale dei Comitati di Gestione-Co.Ge.
To strengthen and integrate networks of voluntary and third sector organisations and foundations, without replacing the role of public institutions.
Geographic focus
Southern Italy (Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Puglia, Sardinia and Sicily)
Programme areas
The foundation promotes the intellectual structures for social development, civil and economic development of the South of Italy. In particular the Foundation is committed to foster social cohesion paths, enhancing the ideas, energies and skills already existing in the territory.