What we do - la Caixa Foundation
More than a century of social commitment.
La Caja de Pensiones para la Vejez y de Ahorros de Cataluña y Baleares, ”la Caixa” was founded in 1904 by the Catalan lawyer, Francesc Moragas Barret, with the support of various organisations from Catalan civil society.
From the very start, ”la Caixa” Foundation has earned a reputation for its strong social commitment and vocation to further the interests of society at large, both through its financial business and also its work in society, funding and carrying out activities related to society, education, culture and science.
”la Caixa” Foundation is one of the most important in the world by volume of social investment.
Within its structure, ”la Caixa” Foundation owns a financial holding, CriteriaCaixa, which manages its assets.
Documents of interest
Quick Guide 2023
It’s only progress if we all progress.
Social programmes and calls 2023
We promote the transformation of society.
Culture and science 2023
Improving society through culture and science.
Education & fellowships 2023
Opportunities for a better world.
Research and health 2023
Research today, health tomorrow.