Cesvi is a Participatory Foundation, NGO and Onlus di diritto.
Founded as an Association on 18 January 1985, Cesvi was recognised as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) on 14 September 1988 under the terms of art. 28 of Italian law 49/1987.
It was registered in the list of CSOs (Civil Society Organizations) as per art. 26 of Italian law 125/2014 with the decree n. 2016/337/000155/5 of 4 April 2016.
Since 21 December 2006, Cesvi is a Participatory Foundation.
It was entered on 5 February 2001 in the register of legal entities held at the Prefecture of Bergamo and is also Onlus di diritto (non-profit organization of social usefulness) in the terms of D.Lgs. 460/1997.
Download the Statute (in Italian, updated on 3 November 2016).
In the governance of Cesvi, responsibility for orientation and control lies with the social organization, which is mainly composed of volunteers and is run on the principle of democracy. Practical management is entrusted to the operative organization according to responsibility levels: this organization is composed of professionals with support from volunteers.
College of ad honorem Founders
Cristina Bombassei, Barbara Carsana, Filippo Cavalli, Tommaso Fumagalli, Gianvito Martino, Massimo Olivotti, Cristina Parodi, Gianluigi Pellegrini, Carlo Pesenti, Giulia Pessina, Dino Pozzato, Gigi Riva, Marco Sangalli, Caterina Sarfatti, Rossella Sobrero, Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata, Laura Viganò and Riccarda Zezza.
Assembly of Founders
Walter Arcari, Gianluigi Belotti, Riccardo Bonacina, Luisa Bruzzolo, Paolo Walter Caroli, Maurizio Carrara, Roberto Caselli, Lella Costa, Piersilvio Fagiano, Massimo Gualzetti, Mario (Oscar) Mazzola, Giangi Milesi, Roberto Moretti, Nando Pagnoncelli, Stefano Piziali, Sergio Vicario and Gloria Zavatta.
Board of Directors
Walter Arcari, Luisa Bruzzolo, Barbara Carsana, Roberto Caselli, Tommaso Fumagalli, Dino Pozzato and Gloria Zavatta.
Board of Auditors
Carlo Bergamo, Alberto Finazzi and Francesca Maconi.
Board of Guarantors
Gianluca Belotti, Lella Costa and Gianvito Martino.
Dino Fumagalli and Papa Abdoulaye Mbodj.