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The Bankia Symphony Orchestra (OSB) opens a new selection process to recruit young musicians

The deadline for applications is open until February 11, and young people between the ages of 22 and 31 can be presented and hold the Higher Music Degree.

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By  Communication Bankia

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25 January 2019 - 12:45

  • Musicians who want to be part of the instrumentalist staff will be able to apply until February 11 and the auditions will take place mid-March in Madrid
  • Applicants with an Advanced Degree in Music must be between 22 and 31 years old
  • The selected musicians will be part of the Orchestra of the financial institution from March 2019 to December 2020

The Bankia Symphony Orchestra (OSB) has convened, for the fifth year in a row, admission tests to fill vacancies in its staff of instrumentalists from next March until December 2020.

The call is aimed at young people between the ages of 22 and 31 with a Higher Degree in Music or who can obtain it before the auditions. Applicants can access the instrumental specialties of violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trombone, bass trombone and trumpet.

The application will be submitted electronically by sending an email to admisiones@osbenaccion.com with the documentation mentioned in the terms and conditions, which can be found on the following link (spanish version).

The deadline to submit applications is February 11. Once this period is over, the candidates will be summoned to the auditions that will take place in mid-March in Madrid.

With this selection process, Bankia contributes to the training of musicians before they enter the professional world, offering the opportunity to have a job in which they can develop professionally.

Membership as an instrumentalist or part of the staff may be extended according to future calls for admission tests.

Social project of the Bankia Symphony Orchestra

OSB, directed artistically and musically by José Sanchís, has the fundamental goal of showing music as a universal language to the Spanish society, promoting and spreading its musical, symphonic, lyric or chamber music activities.

At the same time, it takes on the challenge of hunting musical talent, continuous training and occupational insertion of young elite instrumentalists who have completed their formal training period.

OSB also promotes and supports its members through professional activity and collaboration with renowned national and international professionals. While they are with the orchestra, members are paid for their services.

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The Federació de Pilota Valenciana (FPV) and Bankia present the final of the Women's Raspall League

The first act of the final of the most important tournament of the female raspall will be played next Saturday, June 15, in the street of Beniparrell ball, at 19 hours.
 

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10 June 2019 - 18:15

The Federació de Pilota Valenciana (FPV) and Bankia inaugurated the Bankia Elite Raspall League 2019 in a ceremony held at the Assembly Hall of Bankia's headquarters in Valencia.

The event was attended by the chairman of the FPV, José Daniel Sanjuán; the councillor of Sports and Equality, Isabel García; the commercial manager of Bankia in Valencia and Castelló, Rosa Piqueras, and the coordinator of Valencian pilota of the Generalitat Valenciana, Sebastià Giner, as well as representatives of the finalist teams, Bicorp and Beniparrell.

The first event of the final of the most important women's raspall competition. This will take place on Saturday, 15 June, at Calle de Pelota in Beniparrell, at 7 pm, filmed by À Punt Mèdia.

The president of the FPV, José Daniel Sanjuán, has highlighted the importance of women in sport. "From the Federation we are trying to position women's sport in the place it should occupy. The players are a role model for today's Valencian pilota, complementing this sport with their spirit of self-improvement and sacrifice. Institutions such as Bankia, together with the Provincial Council and the Generalitat Valenciana, increase the visibility of women's sports and that is something we will always be grateful for".

Rosa Piqueras, a Bankia representative at the event, assured that "at Bankia we are very proud to be able to support the practice of this sport among women, which is already unstoppable". "It is a great satisfaction to sponsor and take part in women's championships this season, such as the League and the Individual, along with the men's competitions. Of course, today we must congratulate the Bicorp A and Beniparell teams, Victoria, Mar, Aida, Ana and Noelia for their great performance in this competition and for deservingly reaching the grand finale of this Saturday", she said, and assured that "Bankia will continue to collaborate with pilota".

The councillor for Sports, Isabel García, thanked Bankia "for joining us in the promotion of women's pilota; we have found an ally in you. This growth women's pilota in Valencia, which has been fast and significant, has been possible thanks to our cooperation with the Federation these last four years", while the representative of the Generalitat Valenciana, Sebastià Giner, remarked that "the Bicorp team is back at the finals one more and will prove itself against Beniparrell. These are two very high-level and coordinated teams that will ensure a great show that is taking place thanks to the sponsorship of Bankia, which maintains its commitment to our sport, and once again this year, filmed by À Punt Mèdia.

Lastly, the finalists, Victoria and Mar from Bicorp, together with Ana and Noelia from Beniparrell, closed the ceremony with the traditional choosing of the balls for the grand finale on Saturday.

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Bankia and the Ávila Foundation provide 80,000 euros to support the social programmes of 23 associations in the province

The selected entities will develop projects in the fields of training and orientation aimed at employment, the development of the rural environment or the improvement of the quality of life.
 

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By  Communication Bankia

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12 June 2019 - 15:15

  • A total of 37 proposals have been submitted to the first edition of the call for proposals ‘Aid to Social Action Projects 2019’
  • The associations selected will develop projects focused on training and guidance actions aimed at employment, rural development or improving quality of life for disabled persons, together with other groups at risk of social exclusion

Bankia and the Ávila Foundation will provide 80,000 euros in support of 23 associations in the province of Ávila that have submitted their initiatives to the call for proposals ‘Aid to Social Action Projects 2019’.

The associations selected, from a total of 37, will develop projects focused on training and guidance actions aimed at employment, rural development or improving quality of life for disabled persons, together with other groups at risk of social exclusion in the province of Ávila.

The projects may be financed from a minimum of 2,000 euros and up to a maximum of 8,000 euros and, in no event may the amount received exceed 70% of the total cost of the project.

The beneficiary entities in this third edition are as follows:

  • Down Ávila
  • Pronisa
  • Aspace Ávila
  • FAEMA Salud Mental Ávila
  • Asociación Española contra del Cáncer (AECC)
  • Asociación de Familiares de Enfermos de Alzheimer de Ávila
  • Espávila, Formación y Desarrollo Social
  • Centro de Desarrollo Rural Almanzor
  • ADISVATI
  • Asociación Autismo Ávila
  • Centro Educación Especial Santa Teresa
  • Fundación Asociación de Misericordia
  • Casa Social Católica
  • Cruz Roja Española en Ávila
  • Fundación Randstad
  • Cáritas Diocesana de Ávila
  • FUNDABEM Fundación Abulense para el Empleo
  • Asociación Aredis
  • Respirávila
  • Fundacion Aspaym Castilla y León
  • APAVI
  • ALCER- ÁVILA
  • Adema- Asociación de Esclerosis Múltiple Abulense

The grants will be awarded to the associations at an event held in Autumn at the Ávila Foundation headquarters, which will be attended by representatives of the selected projects.

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Bankia consolidates and reinforces its commitment to society through five priority lines of social action: employment and training, housing, local and rural development, disability and the environment. The financial institution focuses its social investment on these areas and maintains its commitment to society through the involvement of its entire structure and professionals. The Corporate Social Responsibility policy is all-encompassing and approachable, as it links the social actions of the bank with its business in the areas in which the professionals themselves find socio-economic problems and vulnerable groups.

Fundación Ávila

The Ávila Foundation is a private, non-profit organization that carries out its activities in the province of Ávila with the goal of creating, maintaining and executing of social, cultural and charitable actions, either by itself or in collaboration with other companies, preferably focused on research, education, culture, health care and social care, at the service of the general interests of the province.

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Bankia and the Cajamurcia Foundation support a total of 63 social projects in the Region with 200,000 euros

This call is part of the collaboration agreement maintained by both institutions in terms of social action.
 

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By  Communication Bankia

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07 June 2019 - 11:30

  • The call for proposals 'Social Action 2019', launched by both entities, almost triples the aid from the previous edition and has over 18,000 beneficiaries
  • The entities receiving the funding will run programmes aimed at improving the quality of life of people at risk of social exclusion, as well as boosting local development and employment

Bankia and the Cajamurcia Foundation allocate 200,000 euros to support a total of 63 social projects in the Murcia Region, selected within the 'Social Action 2019' call promoted by both entities. The call, which will benefit more than 18,000 people in the region, almost triples the financial amount of the previous edition.

The contributions, ranging between 2,000 and 12,000 euros, are aimed at projects whose purpose is to foster local development and employment -through training and guidance- and, especially, to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities or other groups at risk of social exclusion.

In this call, which is part of the collaboration agreement signed by Bankia and the Cajamurcia Foundation for social action in the Region of Murcia, a total of 82 entities submitted their proposals, of which 63 were selected.

All recipients of this aid are private, non-profit organisations with social purposes that originate from citizen initiative and have their headquarters or a permanent office in the Region. Such organisations must be at least two years old, and their purposes must be socially-oriented or be of general interest; as stated in the terms and conditions of the call.

The selected projects are focused on the creation of new jobs, with special attention to people who struggle to find a job, young people and the long-term unemployed; as well as careers advice, job training, support for families and attention to their basic needs.

Initiatives that are run in the area of social rehabilitation and reintegration in the fight against poverty and inequality have also be positively valued, as well as prevention, early care and therapy initiatives.

Similarly, priority has been given to programmes for people with disabilities, dependent people and projects that promote autonomy and universal accessibility.

The ceremony to announce the selected entities will take place next July 2nd at the headquarters of the Cajamurcia Foundation.

The beneficiary entities in this first edition are as follows:

  • Cruz Roja Española Región de Murcia
  • Fundación Solidaridad y Reinserción (Proyecto Hombre Murcia)
  • Cáritas Diocesana de Cartagena
  • Fundación Cepaim
  • Fundación RAIS
  • Fundación FADE
  • Fundación Acción Contra el Hambre
  • Fundación Patronato Jesús Abandonado de Murcia
  • Plena Inclusión Región de Murcia
  • APANDIS. Asociación de Padres con Hijos con Discapacidad Intelectual de la Comarca de Lorca
  • CEOM
  • Federación Salud Mental Región de Murcia
  • ASIDO Cartagena
  • Astrapace
  • Fundación Síndrome de Down de la Región de Murcia, FUNDOWN
  • Fundación Tienda Asilo de San Pedro
  • Radio ECCA Fundación Canaria
  • Asociación Proyecto Abraham
  • Asociación para la Integración Comunitaria de Enfermos Psíquicos de Cartagena y Comarca
  • Asociación de familiares y personas con enfermedad mental - Asociación Salud Mental Cieza y Comarca. AFEMCE
  • Asociación Intedis. Integración de la Discapacidad
  • Fundación Sierra Minera
  • Fundación Diagrama Intervención Psicosocial
  • Asociación de Padres de Niños con Problemas de Audición y Lenguaje-Aspanpal
  • ASSIDO
  • Fundación Secretariado Gitano
  • Asociación ASPAYM MURCIA
  • AFACMUR Asociación de Familiares de Niños con Cáncer de Murcia
  • Asociación PUPACLOWN
  • Asociación de Enfermedades Raras Dgenes
  • Asociación Murciana de Padres e Hijos con Espina Bífida (AMUPHEB)
  • ASPAJUNIDE
  • ASTEAMUR
  • Federación de Asociaciones de Parkinson de la Región de Murcia
  • Asociación Regional Murciana de Hemofilia
  • Asociación de Familiares y Personas con enfermedad mental de Águilas y Comarca
  • Asociación Aidemar
  • On Off Parkinson de Murcia
  • Federación de Personas Sordas de La Región de Murcia-FESORMU
  • Asociación Tutelar de la Persona con Discapacidad (ASTUS)
  • AMDEM - Asociación Murciana de Esclerosis Múltiple
  • Asociación de Anorexia Nerviosa y Bulimia Región de Murcia Adaner Murcia
  • Asociación Colectivo La Huertecica
  • Asociación T.P.Cartagena MM
  • Asociación Beto
  • Asociación Murciana de Rehabilitación Psicosocial
  • Fundación Hospitalidad Santa Teresa
  • Asociación Lorquina de Enfermos de Parkinson (ASLEP)
  • Asociación de Hogares para Niños Privados de Ambiente Familiar, Nuevo Futuro Murcia
  • Asociación de Familiares de Enfermos de Alzheimer y otras Demencias de Alcantarilla (AFADE-Alcantarilla)
  • Obra Social Marista Alcantarilla
  • AFAL Cartagena y Comarca (Asociación de familiares y enfermos de Alzheimer y otras patologías neurodegenerativas)
  • Asociación Comarcal de Padres y Protectores de Minusválidos Psíquicos A.S.C.O.P.A.S
  • Asociación para la Atención de Personas con Diversidad Funcional Urci
  • Arzheina
  • Asociación Murciana Neri por los Inmigrantes
  • Fundación Acción Franciscana
  • APAT Lorca
  • Fundación ROCAMUR
  • Asociación Templarios de Jumilla
  • Fundación Murciana de Salud Mental
  • Federación de Asociaciones de Discapacitados Psíquicos de la Comunidad Murciana, FADIS
  • +Más Mujer Murcia, Asociación de Mujeres con Discapacidad Física y Orgánica de la Región de Murcia
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Bankia consolidates and reinforces its commitment to society through five priority lines of social action: employment and training, housing, local and rural development, disability and the environment. The financial institution focuses its social investment on these areas and maintains its commitment to society through the involvement of its entire structure and professionals. The Corporate Social Responsibility policy is all-encompassing and approachable, as it links the social actions of the bank with its business in the areas in which the professionals themselves find socio-economic problems and vulnerable groups.

Fundación Cajamurcia

The Cajamurcia Foundation is deeply committed to the Murcia Region, where it plays an active role in initiatives aimed at fostering social and cultural development. Its two main objectives are to foster actions that are clearly beneficial to society, particularly those that assist vulnerable groups (elderly people and people with disabilities, children, low-income families, immigrants...) and which support initiatives that further social and economic development, primarily projects in the areas of art, culture, education and research, and recovery of historic and natural heritage.

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Bankia and the Caja de Canarias Foundation allocate 150,000 euros to the social projects of 35 associations in the islands

These grants are part of the call for 'Aid for Projects of Social Action 2019', promoted by both institutions and which celebrates its sixth edition.
 

Communication Bankia

By  Communication Bankia

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13 June 2019 - 17:30

  • The presentation ceremony of the joint call for proposals 'Aid for Social Action Projects 2019' was held at the headquarters of the Caja de Canarias Foundation
  • The objective is to boost local development, employment, support sectors of the population at risk of social exclusion and improve the quality of life of more than 12,000 Canarians

Bankia and the Caja de Canarias Foundation will contribute €150,000 to social programs from a total of 35 Canarian associations that have submitted their initiatives to the 'Aid to Social Action Projects 2019' call which will benefit 12,000 Canarians.

The event took place at a ceremony held at the headquarters of the Caja de Canarias Foundation and was attended by the chairman of the Foundation, Blas Trujillo; the corporate manager of Bankia in the Islas Canarias, Federico Navarro; Bankia's Director of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), David Menéndez, and representatives of the selected associations.

According to the chairman of the Caja de Canarias Foundation, "with this event we are launching 35 projects that undoubtedly contribute to energising our society through special dedication and effort with the less fortunate made by these groups, the real protagonists of the calls, thus taking a step towards a more equal society".

The corporate manager of Bankia in the Islas Canarias has highlighted "the commitment of the entity, one more year, with the associations that work every day to improve the Canarian society" and "the pride that is for Bankia to collaborate with the Caja de Canarias Foundation to benefit the most underprivileged groups in the Islands".

This sixth consecutive edition of the projects has seen 75 proposals, 17 more than last year. The objective of the call for proposals is to boost employment and local development, support sectors of the population at risk of social exclusion, the elderly, people with disabilities and improve the quality of life of people on the islands.

The selected associations will focus on supporting the sectors of the population at risk of exclusion through programs that improve the quality of life of people with disabilities, the elderly and other socially vulnerable groups, as well as boosting local development and fostering employment between certain groups of the population. In total, these programs will directly benefit more than 12,000 Canarians from the islands of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and La Palma.

The list of projects that will receive this aid is as follows:

  • Asociación Nuevo Futuro.
  • Fundación Adsis.
  • Asociación ADEPSI.
  • Randstad Foundation.
  • Fundación Canaria Yrichen.
  • Asociación Afedes.
  • AFES Salud Mental.
  • Médicos del Mundo.
  • Comisión española de Ayuda al Refugiado (CEAR) in Canarias.
  • Charity and development project.
  • Asociación Mararía.
  • Coordinadora Arciprestal Cáritas del Sur.
  • Adisnor.
  • Agrupación para la Defensa del Paciente Psíquico El Cribo.
  • Fundación Diagrama Intervención Psicosocial.
  • Asociación de Personas Sordas de Gran Canaria.
  • Proclade Canarias.
  • Asociación de Niños con Cáncer Pequeño Valiente.
  • CIVITAS Centros especializados en personas con discapacidad intelectual.
  • Proyecto Hombre Canarias, Fundación Canaria C.E.S.I.C.A.
  • Asociación Cultural Orquesta Clásica Bela Bartok.
  • Asociación Mensajeros de la Paz-Canarias.
  • Plataforma Palmera de Atención Integral a la discapacidad.-indispal.
  • APADIS.
  • Asociación Síndrome de Down de Las Palmas.
  • Asociación Mojo de Caña.
  • Asociación Domitila Hernández.
  • Asociación Tinerfeña de Trisómicos 21 Down Tenerife.
  • Cáritas Diocesana de Canarias.
  • Congregación Oblatas del Santísimo Redentor.
  • Diócesis de Canarias- Secretariado Diocesano de Pastoral Penitenciaria.
  • Fundación Canaria Main. 
  • Instituto de Religiosas Oblatas del Santísimo Redentor.
  • ASOMASAMEN Asociación Majorera por la Salud Mental.
  • Asociación Cultural para el Derecho a la Educación (ACUDE).

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