criteria and standards

criteria and standards

Transparency is materialized in the precise and detailed presentation of the work we are doing, how we are doing it, and the resources we are using.

At the Don Bosco Foundation we are convinced of the need to act with transparency and to constantly practice rigorous information transparency of our entity.

The Don Bosco Foundation follows and applies the following transparency criteria and standards detailed below.

Institutional Information

Constitution date

October 26, 1998

Identification of the founders

Salesian Congregation

Entity purposes

Information date: 07 / 04 / 2022
Update/Revision Date: 15 / 04 / 2024

The main purpose of the Foundation will be to promote and develop the Christian educational values that Saint John Bosco lived, in his pedagogical and spiritual experience, and bequeathed to the Salesians with the name of the Preventive System, leaving them with the task of being evangelizers of young people, especially the poorest, so that they can be “honest citizens and good Christians”, through the personal, educational and socio-labor promotion of minors and young people, preferably those who are in special difficulty, and groups at high social risk and in situations of exclusion.

The Foundation, to achieve its purposes, may carry out, among others, the following activities:

1. Promote and support social and educational intervention programs and projects.

2. Develop specific projects for the promotion, training and job placement of groups and people who are employed, unemployed, people in situations of social vulnerability, people with functional diversity, paying special attention to young people with greater difficulties.

3. Promote works whose purpose is the reception, prevention and social integration of warded minors, juvenile offenders, young people over 18 years of age, especially former wards – autonomy and emancipation projects -, young people with addictions, immigrants and ethnic minorities, ex-prisoners and other youth groups with special difficulties, to respond to their needs for promotion and social reintegration, making special reference to access to decent housing and work.

4. Develop social and community promotion projects in popular neighborhoods with a high index of social problems or classified as “preferential action”, or any other name used to conceptualize this type of reality of an area or neighborhood with a disadvantaged situation or with special needs. Social intervention.

5. Facilitate the schooling of minors, adolescents and young people with economic, social or cultural difficulties. Promote educational services to address the problem of school failure; socio-educational compensation programs; professional and pre-employment workshops; school support and reinforcement.

6. Collaborate in promotion projects in developing countries and in raising social awareness for solidarity with these peoples.

7. Raise awareness and promote social commitment for greater participation and commitment of young people against social exclusion from educational free time, sports and all kinds of artistic and cultural manifestations.

8. Promote the promotion, development and training of social and educational volunteering, both in our country and in developing countries.

9. Develop specific services to promote women and fight for effective equality and the eradication of gender violence. Manage family and professional life balance activities.

10. Launch new initiatives that affect overcoming the causes that generate exclusion, with special attention to those that most affect young people and the so-called new poverty, such as: family breakdown, school failure, rejection of ethnic minorities and immigrants, unemployment and labor exploitation, discrimination against women, alienating experiences of free time such as alcohol and drugs, mistreatment, sexual abuse, intolerance and racism, violation of human rights .

11. Develop value education initiatives and social awareness programs that promote a culture of solidarity and commitment to justice, the defense of human rights, peace and interculturality in our society and in the world.

12. Support Educational Centers such as Schools and Vocational Training Centers, Youth Centers, Social Education Platforms or similar Centers with human, financial or equipment resources, for the development of projects or activities whose fundamental purpose coincides with the purposes of this Foundation.

13. Design and support Programs for educators, volunteers and collaborators committed to the purposes and activities of the Foundation.

14. Specific programs to promote healthy lifestyle habits and prevent the appearance of addictive behaviors.

15. Promote environmental education and commitment to climate change and sustainable development.

16. Promote Educational and/or Social Innovation Projects, Social Research Projects, or any others that benefit Social Intervention with the Foundation’s recipients.

17. Serve emigrants and refugees, especially young people, with literacy actions, psycho-pedagogical and school support, legal advice to regularize their situation, assistance to acquire social and professional skills and participation and integration in the environment.

18. Promote care and support services for families in their educational function and services aimed at young people who come from unstructured families, homeless or with unworthy housing.

19. Promote the practice of sport as an educational tool that enables the comprehensive growth of children, youth and adults involved in our entity’s projects. Likewise, consider the promotion of sport as an area of training for both volunteering and professionalism, as well as a proposal for job placement for the people with whom our foundation works.

Quality management

Our entity has a quality management system certified by Eduqatia in accordance with the UNE-EN ISO 9001:2015 standard for the design and development of projects.

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Registry in which it is registered

National Registry of Religious Entities of the Ministry of Justice, with Number 470.

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Fiscal status

The Don Bosco Salesianos Social Foundation is covered by Law 49/2002, of December 23 and is therefore considered a beneficiary entity of patronage.

Registered Office and Delegations

The Don Bosco Salesianos Social Foundation has its registered office at 1 San Francisco de Sales Street, 14010 Cordoba and has the following Delegations:

Andalucía | Córdoba, Calle San Francisco de Sales 1.

Canarias | San Cristóbal de la Laguna (Tenerife), Calle Aquere 43, 

Extremadura | Mérida, Avda. Reina Sofía 50.


Current statutes

Information date: 04 /07 / 2022
Update/Revision Date: 15 / 04 / 2024

Download the Statutes of the Don Bosco Salesianos Social Foundation.

Basic regulations by which the entity is regulated

Information date: 06 / 16 / 2020
Update/Revision Date: 07 / 10 / 2023

Substantive Regime

  • Law 50/2002, of December 26, on Foundations. Agreement between the Spanish State and the Holy See on economic matters. (BOE no. 30, December 15, 1979)
  • Agreement between the Spanish State and the Holy See on legal matters (BOE no. 300, of December 15, 1979).
  • Royal Decree 1337/2005, of November 11, which approves the Regulation of foundations under state jurisdiction.

Tax Regime

  • Law 49/2002, of December 23, on the Tax Regime of Non-Profit Entities and Tax Incentives for Patronage.
  • Royal Decree 1270/2003, of October 10, for the application of the tax regime for non-profit entities and tax incentives for patronage.

Accounting Regime

  • Royal Decree 1491/2011, of October 24, which approves the rules for adapting the General Accounting Plan to non-profit entities and the action plan model for non-profit entities (PGC ESFL 2011)
  • Resolution of March 26, 2013, of the Institute of Accounting and Audit of Accounts, which approves the Accounting Plan for small and medium-sized non-profit entities.
  • Law 22/2015, of July 20, on Account Audit RD 1517/2011, of October 31, which approves the Regulation that develops the consolidated text of the Account Audit Law, approved by the Royal Legislative Decree 1/2011, July 1.

organizational information

Organizational chart of the entity

Information date: 06 / 16 / 2020
Update/Revision Date: 15 / 04 / 2024

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Board of Trustees

Information date: 07 / 27 / 2020
Update/Revision Date: 15 / 04 / 2024

Access the Board of Trustees of the Don Bosco Salesianos Social Foundation

Board of Directors

Information date: 07 / 27 / 2020
Update/Revision Date: 07 / 10 / 2023

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economic-financial information

Detail economic information

Update/Revision Date: 15 / 04 / 2024

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Economic information

Account Audit

Update/Revision Date: 14 / 04 / 2024

To guarantee transparency in the management of funds, we annually undergo an external audit carried out by Luque Velasco Auditores. As a canonical foundation, we report annually to the Protectorate of our entity, the General Council of the Salesian Congregation in Rome.

Download the Account Audit 14-15

Download the Account Audit 16-17

Download the Account Audit 17-18

Download the Account Audit 18-19

Download the Account Audit 2020

Download the Account Audit 2021

Download the Account Audit 2022

Activity report

Update/Revision Date: 21 / 05 / 2024

Committed to being accountable to society, we publish an activity report that collects information on projects along with economic information and the assessment of the annually audited economic report.

Download the Memory 16-17

Download the Memory 17-18

Download the Memory 2019

Download the Memory 2020

Download the Memory 2021

Download the Memory 2022

Download the Memory 2023

contracts, agreements, aid and subsidies

Formalized contracts

Information date: 06/03/2023
Update/Revision Date: 07/10/2023

Based on Law 9/2017, the obligation to contract the provision of services through a public offer does not apply. Therefore, in accordance with the Transparency Law, there is no information to provide since the entity does not act as a contractor in any service nor as a contracting body.

Aid and subsidies

Information date: 06/03/2023
Update/Revision Date: 07/10/2023

We optimize our resources to the maximum for the benefit of youth in vulnerable situations. We want all the people, companies and institutions that collaborate with us to know at all times what their contribution is intended for and the achievements that result from it.

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Convenios y Acuerdos

Information date: 06/03/2023
Update/Revision Date: 07/10/2023

The entities collaborate with the development of our purposes also through the formalization of agreements and agreements.

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