Social research is carried out as action research, with a threefold aim: support training activities with fact-and need-finding surveys and their assessment; support Provincial policies  within the areas of the Foundation’s own interest through researches aiming at discussing and finding actual solutions; develop a new idea of welfare community by committing to a collaborative model among all the stakeholders in the Provincial area.

The Foundation’s fields of interest are: ageing, social policies, participatory planning, social capital, local communities  and territories, family and parenthood, conciliation, discriminations.