Fundación MAPFRE begins sending emergency ventilators to LATAM to help with the most serious cases of COVID-19

2020-04-28T10:44:27+00:0028 April 2020|Categories: News|

The foundation plans to invest just over one million euros in this project and to donate about 500 ventilators. The ventilators will assist the breathing of patients with severe respiratory problems. The machines are fully functional and able to control airflow, volume and pressure to help respond to the global emergency. They were designed by a [...]


Fundación MAPFRE donates nearly 600,000 euros in healthcare material to homes for the elderly and social care entities

2020-04-16T12:06:46+00:0016 April 2020|Categories: News|

40,000 FFP2 masks, 140,000 surgical masks, 600 protection glasses, 40,000 disposable gowns and 300,000 nitrile gloves will be distributed to homes for the elderly and social care entities throughout Spain. This action, which forms part of the Fundación MAPFRE Emergency Aid Plan on occasion of the health crisis caused by the COVID-19, also includes emergency financial [...]


Fundación MAPFRE allocates 35 million euros to stop the spread of COVID-19, help families, and create jobs

2020-04-03T12:11:54+00:003 April 2020|Categories: News|

Out of this, 20 million euros will be used to purchase ventilators, and medical and personal protective equipment to help the fight against the illness in 27 countries. A further 5 million euros have been donated to the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) to speed up COVID-19 vaccine research. It will dedicate 10 million euros to [...]


Fundación MAPFRE postpones the celebration of the semifinals for its Social Innovation Awards

2020-04-01T08:38:28+00:001 April 2020|Categories: News|

In line with Fundación MAPFRE's commitment to society and its well-being and to safeguard the health of the entire society, under the circumstances arising from Covid-19, the entity has made the decision to postpone the celebration of the 2020 Social Innovation Awards semifinals. From this moment, and until they can be celebrated, the Foundation will promote [...]


Fundación MAPFRE brings the dialog between the work of Rodin and Giacometti to Spain for the first time

2020-02-07T12:27:26+00:007 February 2020|Categories: News|

Press kit. High-resolution images. The exhibition, curated by Catherine Chevillot, Catherine Grenier and Hugo Daniel, was made possible thanks to the generosity of the Musée Rodin and the Fondation Giacometti. On Tuesday, Fundación MAPFRE unveiled the Rodin-Giacometti exhibition in Madrid, which explores both the parallels and the disparities between the work of these two artists for [...]


Fundación MAPFRE and the APTB: fire prevention training saves lives

2019-12-26T13:46:46+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

The city of Zaragoza, with its City Council at the forefront, will be holding the national launch of the 19th Fire Prevention Week along with its first activities. The 19th Fire Prevention Week will visit a total of 35 Spanish cities with the goal of helping the general public identify fire risks and to know what [...]


Fundación MAPFRE’s cultural program for the fall

2019-12-26T13:39:40+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

The cultural program which Fundación MAPFRE will be carrying out in its Madrid and Barcelona exhibition halls will combine two painting exhibitions and one photography exhibition. In Madrid, our photography program kicks off on 12 September with the  Eamonn Doyle exhibition which brings the work of this Irish photographer to Spain for the first time and [...]


The Spanish startups RITHMI, SPEAKARE and NAVILENS have been chosen to compete in the grand final of the Fundación MAPFRE Awards for Social Innovation

2019-12-26T13:26:40+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

Photo caption from left to right Óscar Lozano of RITHMI, Javier Pita of NAVILENS, José Manuel Inchausti, chairman of the judging panel and Marta Carruesco of SPEAKARE by Cubelizer The entrepreneurs, winners of the European semi-final, will be competing this upcoming 10 October, in Madrid, with other projects from Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. The goal of [...]


Fundación MAPFRE provides more than 100,000 euros in grants to social entities

2019-12-26T12:34:00+00:0026 December 2019|Categories: News|

 Nearly 30 small entities benefited from grants to promote projects related to health, education and employment. “This call for Grants is one of the projects which we at Fundación MAPFRE are the most enthusiastic about, since they are aimed at small social entities that help those who need it most. This was highlighted by Julio Domingo [...]