The Rafael del Pino Foundation is classified and registered in the Foundations Register of the Charities
Supervisory Body (el Protectorado) of the Spanish Ministry of Education under number 479. It is
included among the entities regulated by the Law on Foundations and Tax Incentives for Private
Participation in Activities of General Interest.
The principles that inspire the Rafael del Pino Foundation are:
• Innovative spirit
• Defence of the general interest
• Vocation of service
The Rafael del Pino Foundation has set as its objectives:
TO TRAIN LEADERS
The Foundation aims to contribute to the training of current and future leaders so they can successfully put their initiatives and capabilities into practice.
The Foundation does not confine the idea of a leader strictly to the business world since it considers other fields of knowledge to be important also, such as economics, the law and justice, health, the news media, politics and public management, international relations, history and education.
TO FOSTER PERSONAL INITIATIVE, THE PRINCIPLES OF THE FREE MARKET AND FREEDOM OF ENTERPRISE
At a time characterised by market globalisation and the new information economy, the Foundation wishes to contribute to improving the knowledge of leaders based on the principles of free personal initiative, the free market and freedom of enterprise.
TO CONTRIBUTE TO IMPROVING PEOPLE'S HEALTH AND LIVING CONDITIONS
At the Founder’s initiative, the Board of Trustees considered that health protection should occupy a prominent place among the Foundation's commitments with the aim of contributing to improving the living conditions of our fellow citizens.
TO PROMOTE AND PRESERVE THE CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL HERITAGE OF SPAIN
Knowledge of the past helps to plan for the future. Consequently, the Foundation wishes to add to the aforementioned objectives by contributing to raising awareness of Spanish history, protecting Spain's cultural heritage and fostering the growing importance of the Spanish language as a vehicle for communication in the world.
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