The Programmes promoted by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation reflect on themes of contemporary society, looking for innovative answers to the problems of the current world.

Active Citizens

Strengthening Civil Society by supporting Portuguese NGOs that compete for the EEA Grants Active Citizens Fund.


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Armenian Communities

Supporting and developing initiatives that preserve and value Armenian culture and language.


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Qualifying citizens through the development, throughout life, of personal, intercultural and social skills.


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Supporting contemporary creation in the fields of Literature, Performing Arts and Cinema.


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Sustainable Development

Supporting and developing commitments to future generations and to an environmentally responsible, economically viable and socially just society.


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Future Forum

Identifying, studying and conveying knowledge on the great challenges of the future.


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Partnerships for Development

Supporting health care (including research), education, arts, and the strengthening of civil society organizations in the PALOP (Portuguese Speaking African Countries) and Timor-Leste.


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Previous programmes

Know more about the previous programmes held to promote knowledge, sustainability of natural resources and of social systems.

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