‘The foundation aims to build and run the Centro Internazionale di Scultura in Peccia in order to promote three-dimensional artistic works by using Peccia marble or other materials and to support artists who work in this field as well as activities that are relevant to the purpose of the foundation. The foundation is a non-profit organization.’ (as translated in accordance with the Foundation Charter)
On 28th September 2011, the ‘Fondazione Internazionale per la Scultura’ (FIS) was founded. It has its seat in Peccia, in the municipality of Lavizzara, and is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) of private persons, the municipality of Vallemaggia and the ‘Fondazione Vallemaggia’. The foundation is answerable to the Federal Supervisory Board for Foundations and is exempt from tax.