We believe in a world where all boys and girls reach their full potential and have equal access to opportunities.
Now and always.
The foundational activity begins.
The NETS project starts in India together with the Vicente Ferrer Foundation and the Más Que Tenis project together with the Special Olympics. The first programs launched by the Rafa Nadal Foundation.
We celebrate in Barcelona the conference “Together for Integration”
Continuing with the objective of raising funds to guarantee the continuity of our projects, on December 15, 2011 we celebrated in Barcelona, together with Invest for children, the Together for Integration day.
First National Meeting More Than Tennis.
We celebrate in Barcelona the first More Than Tennis National Encounter where athletes with intellectual disabilities from different schools throughout Spain have met.
The projects continue and the first Olazábal and Nadal Golf Tournament is held.
The activity of the Rafa Nadal Foundation continues with its ongoing projects and the Olazábal and Nadal solidarity golf tournament is held for the first time.
The Rafa Nadal Foundation Center in Palma opens and the Rafa Nadal Tour begins.
The activity begins at the Rafa Nadal Foundation Center in Palma de Mallorca, where we serve boys and girls in vulnerable situations through educational and sports activities. The Rafa Nadal Tour is launched, a youth and solidarity tennis circuit for the benefit of the foundation’s projects.
First International Gala and Study&Play begins.
The first International Gala of the foundation is held in Paris with the aim of raising funds for its projects and the Study&Play scholarship program begins to support young athletes and students at US universities.
All active projects and the third More Than Tennis Meeting.
All the projects of the Rafa Nadal Foundation are active and the third More Than Tennis National Meeting is held in which athletes with intellectual disabilities from all over Spain compete.
Millor Together race.
The popular race “Millor Junts” is born, held in the city of Palma de Mallorca. Beyond promoting healthy physical activity and the values of sport, this sports initiative suitable for the whole family aims to raise funds for the Rafa Nadal Foundation Centre.
The Rafa Nadal Foundation projects continue to be active.
All the programs carried out by the foundation continue to work successfully and the IV National Meeting More Than Tennis is held, where athletes with intellectual disabilities from all over Spain meet and compete.
The Rafa Nadal Foundation Center in Valencia is born.
The Rafa Nadal Foundation Center in Valencia opens in the Natzaret neighbourhood, one of the most disadvantaged areas of the city. In this center we serve minors in vulnerable situations through sports, educational activities and psychosocial support.
The Rafa Nadal Foundation has had to adapt its intervention to the health crisis derived from covid-19. We continue to serve minors and families of the Rafa Nadal Foundation Centers despite the circumstances, through financial aid for the acquisition of basic food and hygiene products.
Rafa Nadal Foundation Center in Madrid.
The flagship project of the Rafa Nadal Foundation continues to grow and the Rafa Nadal Foundation Center is born in Madrid, in the San Fermín neighborhood, Usera district, one of the most vulnerable areas of the capital. We serve girls, boys and young people through sports, educational activities and psychosocial support. In addition, we carried out a complete renovation of our corporate image and celebrated 10 years of activity at an event in Madrid.
I Rafa Nadal Foundation Awards
The Rafa Nadal Foundation continues to promote new projects to improve people’s quality of life. The first call for the Rafa Nadal Foundation Awards is launched to help promote social initiatives developed by non-profit entities that work in five different areas: sport, education, health and well-being, social innovation and development cooperation.
Play All Project
The Rafa Nadal Foundation continues to grow and has launched a new project in Barcelona managed in collaboration with the Tennis Barcelona Foundation and with the support of Nike. With this new program, it supports over 100 minors in vulnerable situations, aged between 5 and 16, from different neighborhoods in the city through regular tennis training and values education.
We always put the person at the center.
Human quality must be above all else, and that makes the Rafa Nadal Foundation a committed, motivated team with a shared sense of purpose.
Board of Trustees
Along with Rafael, the board of trustees is made up of his closest family ties, as well as outstanding personalities who share the tennis player’s philosophy and values of solidarity.
The most special projects of his career and the one that will become his charitable legacy.