The Foundation "Pro Physica" was registered in 1991 as an independent, non-governmental, non-profit institution.

Its basic mission is to support the development of research, education and publishing activities in physics.

"Pro Physica" operates on the basis of the Law on Foundations and its own statute. Accordingly to the Polish Law on Foundations the Minister of Education and Science supervises its activities.

"Pro Physica" implements its statutory goals by supporting investment initiatives which facilitate the development of physics in Poland. By the end of 2006, its total contributions towards sponsoring of physics in Poland exceeded 450 000 PLN.