The RAP Foundation is based in Dumfries, Scotland and is formally registered as a charitable company under the Companies Act 1989 (Registration No. SC234981). The RAP Foundation has developed direct links with hospitals, government departments and social services organisations in Bucharest, Romania.

The RAP Foundation evolved from the Dumfries Hospitals Romanian Support Group, which was initially set up to act as a fundraiser for amenities and comforts for the children of Camin Hospital Number 8 (Formally known as an Orphanage), in Bucharest and in support of a country General Practitioner.