Youssef Bey Karam Foundation Overview

Youssef Bey Karam Foundation

Youssef Bey Karam Foundation is a private, charitable and non-profit foundation. It was notified by 1756/ad in 2008. It began to work officially in 2011. Miss Rita Karam, daughter of the Minister Salim Bey Karam, is the president of the foundation.


  • Spread the history of Lebanon’s Hero Youssef Bey Karam and his achievements on the national, cultural and social levels and conserving his heritage.
  • Put spotlight on Karam’s big role in historical books, through the coordination with the committees of the Ministry of Culture
  • Realize a special museum for “Youssef Bey Karam”.
  • The members of the foundation should help one another in every possible way on the moral and material level in different fields, especially in the scientific, sanitary and social fields.
  • Contribute in what really raises the level of the General Assembly’s members and the awareness among them to the social, cultural, environmental, sanitary and moral questions.
  • Strengthen humanitarian and social relations between members and friends of the foundation regardless of their affiliation.
  • Hold different congresses, seminars, conferences, projects, publications, expositions. In addition to educational, cultural and patrimonial activities and competitions related to the historical path of Youssef Bey Karam in Lebanon and abroad. These events facilitate the achievement of all the foundation’s goals.
  • Create an office for youth and students.
  • Communicate with the Lebanese Diaspora and trying to incorporate emigrants to the national, economic cultural Lebanese life.
  • Create a website for the foundation
  • Spread culture through books, plays and different arts


  • Annual Dinner
  • Annual Calendar
  • Communication with the Diaspora
  • Academic Support
  • Familial Support (by giving the priority to health and hospitalization)
  • Participation in public activities