The Queen Sofia Foundation was created on 17 May, 1977 with a small capital personally provided by H.M. the Queen.

The Queen Sofia Foundation’s objectives, included in its Statutes, are the promotion, help and development of the needs, physical as well as spiritual, of all types of men and women, and their fullest integration within the social community, encouraging and defending the citizens’ lawful rights and aspirations, the works of literature, the arts and sciences, the regional and local traditions, Spain’s artistic and cultural heritage, the acquisition of human, technical and professional abilities, the environment and, generally, everything related to the ideas of progress, welfare and justice.

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