The main objective of Fondazione Sicilia, (established in December 1991), is to favour the social, cultural, and economic growth of Sicily. Through multi-year plans and special funding, it develops projects designed to provide useful, punctual and concrete solutions to the community. Its statutory activities concern the fields of scientific research, education, volunteer work, art, and artistic and cultural heritage.


To pursue the scope of social welfare and the promotion of social, cultural and economic development.

Geographic focus

Sicily, Italy and International

Programme areas

The foundation works in the following areas:

• Education; training and instruction,

• Scientific and technological research; health science,

• Arts and other culture related activities (such as poetry competition at both national and international level); realization of works for public use;

• Socio-economic sustainable development

• Solidarity actions