The Social Capital Foundation (TSCF) is a sovereign non-profit institution that pursues the promotion of social capital and social cohesion. The Social Capital Foundation’s orientation emphasizes the necessary social dimension of the market economy, the pivotal role of the middle class in modern society, the necessity for social cooperation and participation, the development of civil society vs. government, and the preservation of cultural identity for community integration. The Social Capital Foundation is an independent institution, free of any established political or economic interest. Its policies and decisions are sovereign and with no recourse. It does not receive support from governments, nor does it contribute to their funding. It is not for profit. Created in 2002, it is based in the Brussels area, Belgium.