Foundation For Art, Research,
Partnership & Education

We promote cultural advancement, community development and scientific inquiry in order to create a brighter future for people in need around the world.

Partnership

Les Restos du Coeur

Current mission

France - Since 22/11/2016

Created in 1985 by Coluche, a famous decesead French humorist, the Restos du Coeur is an association under the French law of 1901, recognized as being of public utility.
The association aims at helping and providing voluntary assistance to the needy people, particularly in the food domain through access to free meals.
The Restos du Coeur participate in the social and economic integration of those people, and take any kind of action against all forms of poverty.

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Testimonial

Thanks to your support, our volunteers will be able to keep deploying our whole range of assistance tools to help the needy people to get back into a social life and thus escape precariousness

By Benoît Alain - Donation Manager at Les Restos du Coeur

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Art

Centre de Préservation des Arts de la Broderie de Salé

Current mission

Morocco - Since 14/04/2017

The school of embroidery is a non-profit association founded in October 2014 and located in the Hay Salam district of Salé.
The association was created by the Moroccan designer Fadila El Gadi who had the dream to perpetuate and transmit to young people the art of traditional embroidery.
The mission of the Preservation Center of the Arts of the Embroidery of Salé is to train young people from unprivileged backgrounds to the crafts related to arts of the traditional embroidery. There by it contributes to the conservation and promotion of the Moroccan cultural heritage and to the improvement of the social conditions of young people by facilitating their access to the labor market.
The center opened in September 2016 and today welcomes a first class of 6 girls and 7 boys, aged 12 to 17 years. It intends to host 3 classes, which will be opened as soon as possible.

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Testimonial

To have our objectives coming true thanks to your donation strengthen our determination to train and insert these young disadvantaged children and contribute by the same to save and perpetuate this ancestral art

By Fadila el Gadi - President at Centre de Préservation des Arts de la Broderie de Salé

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Partnership

Fundación Recal

Current mission

Spain - Since 27/09/2016

Recal is a private, non-profit, healthcare organization, established in 2001, with a highly professional team of human resource specialists, including doctors, therapists and volunteers, gathered with the aim to help reintegrate into society individuals affected by addiction to any substance or behavior, inclusive of family support. The foundation’s main aim is to offer care, treatment, recovery and rehabilitation for patients with addictive or behavioral disorders; the socio-professional reintegration of patients, helping them to face reality and develop new ways to live. This is made possible through the careful training of therapists in the treatment of addictions. The specialists at Recal always offer a personalized treatment approach, according to the personal needs of the patient, so that each treatment is individual and unique. The patients also collaborate in defining the right treatment for them, being responsible for their own recovery. Along with diagnosis and treatment with conventional methods, the Recal Foundation offers many supplementary activities, including art therapy, yoga sessions, sports, social and team activities, as well as guidance and support for families.

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Testimonial

We do not receive public economic support , that is why the funds that the Foundation has granted are so important to us, so that we can continue to support everyone who wants to recover

By José Manuel Sainz Quitana - Director at Fundación Recal

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Art

Crescendo con la Musica

Past mission

Switzerland - Since 14/09/2016

The aim of Crescendo con la Musica is to provide access to music for disadvantaged children by providing them with the opportunity to receive quality musical training and thus contribute to the necessary personal development of each child in order to take control of his or her own future.
Crescendo con la Musica works to achieve this by supporting existing educational institutions abroad. Our vision is to use and stimulate the individual potential of each child in offering him or her musical training throughout the schooling. Since 2012, more than 360 children have participated in this program.
Crescendo con la Musica also supports the training and artistic development of young musicians in Switzerland by awarding scholarships or organizing educational exchanges abroad. Since 2016, 8 scholarships have been awarded to students following Bachelor or Master programs in Switzerland.

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Testimonial

Thanks to those funds we can develop and consolidate our pilot project at the school Centro Educativo de la Barranca in Guadalajara

By Jorge Viladoms - President at Crescendo con la Musica

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Partnership

Paris Tout P’tits

Current mission

France - Since 01/10/2016

Paris Tout P'tits is a non-profit organization created in 1992. The association aims to help and assist families in need with young children. The help provided consists of packages, including food and hygienic supplies necessary to a baby : infant formula, milk, baby food jars and food jars.
The Association is supported by public and private funding and its team is made up solely of volunteers.
All of its resources are devoted to the purchase of products for babies that are distributed in two centres in Paris.

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Testimonial

Your Foundation, whose main object is education, is closely related to the world of childhood, those children who will one day have in their hands the heavy responsibility of a world that we hope will be more equitable

By Ariane Poniatowski - President at Paris Tout P’tits

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Partnership

Anouk Foundation

Current mission

Switzerland - Since 01/10/2016

Anouk is a determined and loving little girl with special needs, who brightens the lives of all those who meet her. Her story has brought together an equally determined and experienced team, whose aim is to brighten the lives of both children and adults in medical institutions.
Based in Geneva (Switzerland), Anouk Foundation is an operational non-profit foundation founded in 2008 which works mainly in Europe. To date the Foundation has completed over 135 projects in 14 countries, reaching over 1.8 million beneficiaries. Different types of institutions are embellished– hospitals, homes for the elderly or people with multiple disabilities, children’s homes, psychiatric centers and detention centers.

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Testimonial

Now that children and families are welcomed in a playful and colorful place, they feel reassured and more at ease in this hospital environment, and they smile again.

By Beatriz Aristimuño - Co-director at Anouk Foundation

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Education

FunLarguia

Current mission

Argentina - Since 01/01/2010

A UNICEF accredited institution, the Hospital Materno Infantil “Ramon SARDA” in Buenos Aires has developed a groundbreaking model of providing maternity services and education to young mothers and their families in order to reduce infant death. FUNLARGUIA, presided by Dr. A Miguel LARGUIA who heads the neonatology department at the hospital “Ramon SARDA”, works with local authorities to replicate its education model in the first 100 public maternity hospitals in the country. At ‘Ramon SARDA” mothers and families are involved as part of the team of medical professionals who tend their infants. Families are provided with much needed education and support in the care of their new children. Over six million infant deaths each years are preventable. The hospital provides efficient, cost-effective care that has proven to help children survive.

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Testimonial

Thanks to its generous donations we have pursued the program MSCF (Safe Motherhood and Family Centered) this time in one of the provinces the most unprotected and neglected from the sanitary point of view.

By Académico Dr. A. Miguel Larguia - General Manager at FunLarguia

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Education

Fundación Formemos

Current mission

Colombia - Since 01/01/2010

Fundaciòn Formenos is a non-profit organisation that seeks to educate and house children displaced by guerrilla violence and drug trafficking in rural areas of Colombia. Colombia is the second country on the planet with the greatest number of displaced people. Children are among the most tragic victims of this displacement. With ARPE’s help, the foundation will be able to implement a fully functioning sewage system for its educational center and build a home for 85 displaced girls. ARPE also supported the foundation’s “Healing Hearts” program, which aims to heal the psychological wounds of displacement by focusing on community building and reintegration.

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Testimonial

Giving support to Formemos means contributing to the education of a child, to a life and future of hope

By Luz Helena Villalobos Leon - Executive Director at Fundación Formemos

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Research

DNDi

Current mission

Switzerland - Since 01/01/2010

Drugs for neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) is a patient-needs driven, non-for-profit research and development organisation founded in 2003 by seven organisations from around the world:
- The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation from Brazil
- The Indian Council for medical research
- The Kenya Medical Research institute
- The Ministry of Health of Malaysia
- France’s Pasteur institute
- Médecins sans Frontières
- The UNDP/worldBank who’s special program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases.
DNDi develops safe, effective, and affordable new treatments for diseases such as malaria, sleeping sickness (human African trypanosomiasis), leishmaniasis, and Chagas disease that afflict millions of the world’s poorest people. DNDi’s primary objective is to deliver six to eight new treatments by 2014 and to establish a strong R&D portfolio for these diseases.

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Testimonial

The Foundation's support is crucial in order to significantly increase access to treatments

By Dr Bernard Pécoul - General Manager at DNDi

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Partnership

Prójimo Próximo

Current mission

Madrid Spain - Since 01/01/2014

The Foundation was established in 2001 by a group of volunteers who came weekly to the CAMF of Leganes (Care Center for Physically Handicapped) in Madrid, where they saw the need to help disabled people who lacked economic resources to obtain improvements in their quality of life.
The Foundation aims at helping people with physical or mental disabilities who need specific products, economic support, removal of architectural barriers and financing activities to give them greater independence and improve their quality of life.
Its distinctive values are the proximity and simplicity. Each Euro the Foundation receives covers aid to the people they visit and assist personally. Its contribution can consist of the purchase of a special mattress to a person suffering from degenerative sclerosis, the purchase of a wheelchair, the payment of respiratory physiotherapy or any other economic or social support.

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Testimonial

Thanks to your donation, seven people with severe disabilities have improved their quality of life and are able to face their daily life with less difficulties

By Belen Fernandez-Fontecha - Vice-President at Prójimo Próximo

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Education

Fundación Lo Que De Verdad Importa

Current mission

Madrid Spain - Since 01/01/2013

The Foundation aims at promoting universal values such as social responsibility, respect for others, solidarity and peace through the Lo Que De Verdad Importa (LQDVI) Congress. They are free conferences held in the main Spanish cities, promoted in schools, institutes and universities, in order to teach to the youth universal values such as tolerance, mutual respect and solidarity.

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Testimonial

The amount has been allocated entirely to the expenses of travel and attendance of the speakers to the conference of the Fundacion LQDVI

By Maria Franco Méndez - General Manager at Fundación Lo Que De Verdad Importa

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Education

Fundación También

Current mission

Madrid Spain - Since 01/01/2013

Fundacion También is a non-profit organization whose aim is the social integration of people with any physical, mental, intellectual or sensory disability, by means of tailoring sport to disabled people's needs, using it as a social integration tool. Implementing a system like this provides enjoyment and many important physical and mental benefits.
This pioneering project for adapting sport to disabled people’s needs was born in 2001, when Teresa Silva (founder and managing director of También Foundation), had a paragliding accident and, as a consequence, has used a wheelchair ever since. It was then when she realized the difficulties faced by disabled people in filling up their spare time with leisure activities.

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Testimonial

Thanks to your support, your solidarity, your commitment we have launched new activities that have drawn smiles, especially to the smaller ones

By Teresa Silva - CEO at Fundación También

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Partnership

Fundación Asion

Current mission

Madrid Spain - Since 01/01/2013

ASION is an association of parents of children with cancer that helps other families in their everyday life. ASION brings support in different fields :
- Social : offering advice on social resources, economic aids, shelters for families who live outside Madrid and have healthcare in Madrid
- Emotional: providing psychological support within and outside the hospital, explaining techniques and strategies to face the needs that arise daily
- Entertainment, leisure and education: organizing playful and sports activities, summer camps, competitions, educational programs etc ...
Late 2015, Asion has awarded the X Prize to the Fondation Arpe for its continued collaboration, in the educational area, offering financial support for integration and normalization for the affected children.

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Testimonial

Thanks to your collaboration we have been able to carry out the «recreational and therapeutic Camp for the social integration of teenagers with cancer"

By Teresa Gonzales Herradas - President at Fundación Asion

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Art

The Jerusalem Foundation

Past mission

Jerusalem Israel - Since 01/01/2013

It is a nonprofit organization. Using the universal and Jewish values as inspiration, it aims to create a just society for all citizens of the city of Jerusalem, thus working towards the creation of an open, fair and modern society, responding to the needs of residents, trying to improve their quality of life.
This organization seeks to promote change, and at the same time supporting efforts to preserve the history of the city.
In the nearly 50 years since then, the Jerusalem Foundation, in cooperation with friends of Jerusalem around the world, has invested more than a billion dollars in Jerusalem. Over 4,000 initiatives, both capital projects and long-running programs, have been supported around the city. Indeed, Jerusalem would be unrecognizable without Jerusalem Foundation. The Foundation’s work rises above the city’s political complexities to touch every population, Jewish, Muslim and Christian, religious and secular, every social group of every age, in every neighborhood of the city.

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Testimonial

I sincerely wish that your foundation will continue its priceless activity which thanks to people like you enriches the Israeli landscape with music, art and culture.

By Yakov Geller - Student at The Jerusalem Foundation

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Art

ProyectArte

Current mission

Argentina - Since 01/01/2010

ProyectArte is a non-profit organization that creates, develops, and supports innovative art projects in the Americas. The organization’s principal program is the ProyectArte School in Buenos Aires, which grants full scholarships to local children from impoverished backgrounds with the hope that art and education will drastically improve their lives. Since 2003, more than 600 young people have submitted over 4500 artworks to be considered for ProyectArte Scholarship Program : 97 students between the ages of 15 and 18 have been awarded scholarships and more than 30 leading professional artists have participated in the artistic formation of the students.

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Testimonial

Arpe Fondation's contribution is essential for us to continue betting on culture, education and work in our country.

By Eva Grinstein - General Manager at ProyectArte

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Education

Observatoire de la Palmeraie de Marrakech

Current mission

Marrakech Morocco - Since 01/01/2013

This charitable organisation works for the conservation and development of natural heritage that represents the Palmeraie of Marrakesh, to accompany the major projects that the Mohammed VI Foundation has in the area of environmental protection. It was initiated with partners: Wilaya and the city of Marrakesh and the different institutional and private donors for the maintenance and sustainability of the natural heritage.

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Testimonial

Sometimes, the most important things in our life depends on money, paper can decide for us what to do, where to go, follow our dreams or quit.

By Mohammed Chaïbi - General Manager at Observatoire de la Palmeraie de Marrakech

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Partnership

Liberian Widow Initiative

Past mission

Liberia - Since 01/01/2011

The liberian Widows Initiative (LWI) provides microfinance, community education, housing and community outreach to survivors of Liberia’s civil war in a comprehensive approach to alleviate poverty:
- LWI gives business loans in amounts between USD $50 to $250, participants attend business classes before taking the loan
- LWI offers adult literacy classes
- LWI offers workshops on sanitation, malaria prevention, basic bookkeeping
- LWI currently serves over 60 families and aims to serve 200 families

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Testimonial

I join with the women whose lives are now given hope in extending our deepest appreciation for your gift.

By Kate E. Brubacher - General Manager at Liberian Widow Initiative

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Research

ICM

Current mission

France - Since 01/01/2010

ICM is a unique medical organisation that carries out research on the prevention and treatment of brain and spinal cord disorders. Innovative in both concept and design, ICM is the sole organization of its kind that brings patients and top medical professionals from around the world under one roof, thereby eliminating the delay between research and its application. Additionally, ICM implements a revolutionary model of multi-disciplinary research that unites the top minds from a variety of medical fields to develop new treatments. ICM is also one of the few private foundations to be recognized as of public usefulness, and thus is able to benefit from the financial support of both public institutions and private funds.

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Testimonial

The year 2017 looks already rich in discoveries and in advances on the diseases of the nervous system

By Pr Gérard Saillant - President at ICM

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Education

École Riad Zitoun

Past mission

Marrakech Morocco - Since 01/01/2012

This charitable organisation has its beginnings in 1998 under the initiative of Sebti Benomar Zhor El Alami along with a group of women motivated to make the Association Ecole Riad Zitoun, home to hundreds of girls in rural areas of the province of EL Haouz Morocco
The school, located in the Ourika road (km19), is mentoring young ladies during three years in different areas such as literacy in Arabic and French, sewing, embroidery, and since 2002, computer and hairdressing.

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Testimonial

We are very grateful for your gesture which will allow us to equip our hotel and catering formation center, and pursue the development of our association which is approaches a new step in its existence.

By Zhor Sebti Driss Ben Omar Alami - General Manager at École Riad Zitoun

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Education

Circle of Women and The Rhema Garden

Past mission

Southern India - Since 01/01/2011

The Rhema Garden project serves Southern India, with a particular focus on the material and educational needs of two communities at large: Cumbum and Tamil Nadu.
Led by volunteers, to keep operational costs low, the project has opened:
- a medical center
- a boarding day care center for disabled children
- a general orphanage

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Testimonial

The girls whom are currently part of the program will not only benefit from going to school, as they have been doing for the past year, but also from learning skills that will undoubtedly be valuable to them.

By Sofia Bombieri - General Manager at Circle of Women and The Rhema Garden

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Partnership

Centre Social de la Femme et de l’Enfant

Past mission

Morocco - Since 01/01/2011

Objective of the project is to create a structure that:
- assists in the process of reinsertion into the educational system of children who have received no schooling or who at one time abandoned their schooling
- assists in the process of reinsertion into the social system and the cycle of productive life of illiterate women, by procuring them with and adequate literacy program and income producing activity
The center is being built in Marrakesh under the auspices of the Association le Grand Atlas in Marrakesh. The Prefecture de Marrakesh and the Fondation Mohamed V pour la Solidarité provided the financial support that enabled the launching of the project

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Testimonial

I’d like to thank you for the precious donation you were kind enough to grant us.”

By Pr. Mohamed Knidiri - General Manager at Centre Social de la Femme et de l’Enfant

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Research

ARSEP Foundation

Past mission

France - Since 01/01/2011

ARSEP Foundation was created in1969 to finance Multiple Sclerosis (MS) research in France and worldwide. Research is a beacon of hope for patients.
- Multiple Sclerosis affects up to 2 million people in the world.
- ⅔ of the patients are women.
- It’s the principal cause of acquired neurological handicap in adults. It usually starts between the ages of 20 and 40. ARSEP also informs the general public about scientific, medical and therapeutic advances.

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Testimonial

Ensure fully and with exigency the totality of the missions to advance, day by day, towards the long awaited treatment.

By Jean Frédéric de LEUSSE - General Manager at ARSEP Foundation

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Art

Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance

Current mission

Israel - Since 23/07/2015

The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance (JAMD) is Israel’s premiere academic institution in the fields of creation, performance and the teaching of music and dance. JAMD was established as a conservatory in 1932 by a gifted pianist, Yocheved Dostrovsky-Kopernick. In 1947 it was upgraded to an institution of higher education. At present, JAMD is comprised of three institutions: the conservatory, the high school and the academy. The 840 students in the higher education institution study in our four faculties: Performing Arts (with its five departments – Strings, Wind & Percussion, Vocal, Keyboard, and Orchestral), Composition, Conducting & Music Education (2 departments), Cross-Disciplinary Music (4 departments: Composition, Instrumental, Vocal, Oriental Music) and Dance (departments: Dance, Movement and Choreography).The over 2,000 students and pupils of JAMD come from all walks of life: Jews and Arabs, seculars and religious, from every part of Israel and from over 30 countries around the world. The JAMD alumni perform in leading world orchestras and concert halls, opera and ballet houses and choreographic troupes, and teach in top music schools and universities.

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Testimonial

With you generous support, I will continue to write and perform music and acquire knowledge and experiences for my future musical career

By Rotem A. - Student at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance at Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance

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Our Missions

ARPE wants, with your help, long term partnerships and trusted collaborations to improve the conditions of human beings and make a better world. We carry out missions in Art, Research and Education thanks to our partnerships.

  • ProyectArte

    Argentina

    Art

    Creates, develops, and supports innovative art projects and grants full scholarships

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  • DNDi

    Switzerland

    Research

    Develops new treatments for diseases that afflicts millions of the world’s poorest people

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  • Les Restos du Coeur

    France

    Partnership

    Gives a hand to the most deprived people

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