In respect to the legacy of Princess Grace, H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover, President of the Foundation since 1982, decided to give financial assistance to cultural activities. Her priorities were those just embarking on their careers and especially the young dancers from the newly renovated Princess Grace Dance Academy in Monaco.
The Foundation has given grants to individual dancers. In connection with the Fondation Prince Pierre, the Foundation also awards annual prizes to young writers and musicians.
The Foundation also administers the Princess Grace Irish Library which was established in 1984 from the personal collection of Princess Grace. Under the control of Mrs Anne-Marie Boisbouvier, Trustee, and thanks to the experienced staff, the library welcomes Irish writers, organizes lectures and informs the public of its book collections via its website.
Princess Grace Irish Library
9, rue Princesse Marie de Lorraine - Monaco-Ville - 98000 Monaco - Tél. +377 93 50 12 25 - www.pgil.mc
Under the guidance of the Trustee, Mrs Luisa Albanese, the Foundation lends its support to local handcrafts in the two Boutiques du Rocher. Many talented local artisans make everyday objects or baby clothes of very high quality by hand. Personal requests for hand embroidered items for the house or even handmade baby clothes are also considered and any funds raised go towards the work of the Foundation.
Les Boutiques du Rocher (follow on Facebook)
at Monte-Carlo : 1, avenue de la Madone - Tel. +377 93 30 91 17
at Monaco-Ville : 36, rue Comte Félix Gastaldi - Tel. +377 93 30 33 99