Rafael Nadal and his mother, Ana María Parera, were the driving force behind the creation
of the Foundation. Today, they lead the organisation as Founding Patron and President,
respectively. The involvement and commitment of both to the organisation is an essential
part of it.
In addition to Rafael Nadal, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees is made up of his parents
and notable business figures who share his philosophy and values of solidarity. The
organisational chart is completed with a team of professionals from different fields who
perform the Foundation’s daily activities.
Finally, a total of 97 people, including coordinators, educators, coaches, specialists, social
workers, volunteers and more form part of the various projects carried out by the Rafa
The Rafa Nadal Foundation provides educational and sport programmes to socially
disadvantaged children and young people. The organisation’s different projects in Spain
and India use sport as a tool for encouraging the beneficiaries’ personal development
and integration, while working on values like hard work, fellowship, equality and respect.
Alongside its social action programmes, the Rafa Nadal Foundation offers young Spanish
people the chance to combine studies and sport by awarding grants.
The Rafa Nadal Foundation is a private and independent non-profit organisation created
Sport is used as a
tool for education
Rafael Nadal and
his mother, Ana
were the driving
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