The Foundation Marc de Montalembert strives to promote cultural understanding in the Mediterranean world.
It awards annual grants for the realization of cultural projects or related to craft development which enable to discover the diversity of Mediterranean cultures.
In association with it awards the Marc de Montalembert Prize for an advanced research in history of arts in the Mediterranean.
Grants and Prize are awarded to young people from Mediterranean countries.
The Foundation is the host at its seat in Rhodes, Greece, of encounters and seminars on cultural subjects relevant to the region.
The Foundation also takes in residence artists or scholars.