AIMS OF THE FOUNDATION
To educate and empower the disadvantaged young.
To invest in medical, social and scientific actions.
To create opportunities for development in the Arts.
The Cuomo Foundation: Commitment
Since its official establishment in 2001, the Foundation actions projects around the world that enable the deprived and voiceless, particularly the young, to a better life, a better education and a better future.
It supports major health initiatives in sub Saharan Africa and has granted environmental research scholarships to doctoral thesis students from developing countries.
Patronage of the Arts is also key with artists, musicians and dancers being helped to develop their potential around the world.
Maria Elena Cuomo
"Making a real and lasting, positive impact on young people's destiny is the challenge I have put before me"
Maria Elena Cuomo, The President of The Cuomo Foundation
Elena has always seen the world as offering challenging and exciting opportunities: a place for exploration and discovery. In meeting Alfredo Cuomo she met her true companion and together, for over 25 years they continued their adventures. It was on one such journey in 1999 to India that the idea and dream of the Cuomo Foundation first began…