"la Caixa" Foundation

Since the beginning, "la Caixa" Foundation has been committed the social and economic development of its area of influence, placing particular emphasis on programmes with the greatest power to transform society, such as those that combat child poverty and social exclusion, that foster employment, and help to improve the living conditions of the most vulnerable people.

Its work also concentrates on other areas: medical research, high quality training, culture and education, all fundamental to promote social progress and equal opportunities. 

Through its research programme, “la Caixa” Foundation collaborates with academia, public and private research centres and hospitals to generate new scientific knowledge, thereby supporting excellent scientific research in the areas of life and health sciences, prioritising research with a great impact on society and improving the transfer and awareness of its outcomes.