Exemplary Actions

In 11 years, the Foundation WITH THE SOUTH has supported more than 1.000 initiatives, involving 6.000 different organizations, both non-profit, public institutions and individuals, more than  283.000 citizens, above all youths (40% minors), allocating in all 176 millions euros.

The interventions finanzied concern: education of young people in the culture of legality and to counteract school drop-out, development of human capital excellence to foster young talents and to counter brain drain, care and valorisation of common property (historical, artistic and cultural heritage, environment, property confiscated from the mafia), development, qualification and innovation of health and social services, integration of immigrants, welfare community.

During these years, the Foundation WITH THE SOUTH, has started several initiatives in co-financing with more than 100 financing institutions, including non-profit and enterprises. These interventions have permitted to allocate more than 21 millions of euros to the South of Italy for social projects, with an economic return of more than 11 millions euros.


Other News

10 May 2017

Biodiversity in the urban park of Lama Balice

Lama Balice is different from the other Apulian regional protected areas which are specifically and geographically isolated, in fact, gaining the morphology of “hybrid Park”, it can expand the meshes of ecological networks around a strong man-made core like the Metropolitan City of Bari, strongly influencing urban development.

24 October 2016

Italian Professor Receives Fulbright Foundation for Southern Italy Award

Ryan Calabretta-Sajder, a visiting assistant professor of Italian in the Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences was recently awarded one of four Fulbright, Fondazione CON IL SUD (Foundation for Southern Italy) awards.

19 September 2016

A multicultural store in Southern Italy

Its name is “Open” and it’s a new special store that promotes intercultural exchange between small foreign traders and local partners through work and social cooperation.

2 March 2016

Jobs for refugees in Godfather country

D.r.a.g.o.” is a project which is giving work and hope in Sicily for people coming from wor-torn countries. The project is promoted by the Association Laboratorio della Legalità and it is supported by Fondazione CON IL SUD. The story on the British newspaper The Guardian.

6 November 2015

Carlo Borgomeo: Build a better South

The problems of Southern Italy (the so called “Mezzogiorno”) are old, but, nevertheless, always new. Are we sure that conventional ideas about the Mezzogiorno are still valid – after so many years of policy failures? Carlo Borgome on Myrrha.

20 January 2015

Parco dei Paduli to the Landscape Award of the Council of Europe

“Parco dei Paduli” is located in a centuries-old olive grove of 5500 hectares in the district of Lecce and it has been selected by the Italian “Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo” to represent the country at the IV edition of the “Landscape Award of the Council of Europe”.

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