The Millennium
bcp Foundation

assumes itself as an agent of value creation in society, in the various areas of its intervention, assuming a clear commitment to support the development of the communities in which it operates.

In this sense, it seeks to support initiatives of cultural, scientific and social interest that align with the values of Millennium bcp and simultaneously satisfy some of the main needs identified in these three areas of activity, in Portugal and in other countries where Millennium bcp develops its activity.

The Millennium bcp Foundation considers the preservation of the Cultural Heritage as one of its most important strategic areas of action.



Support to museological activities, promotion and protection of Artistic and Historical Heritage, initiatives in the field of music, promotion of Portuguese language and culture, promotion of other cultural, artistic and civic initiatives. The Foundation is also responsibility for the conservation and dissemination of Millennium bcp’s artistic heritage.

Science and

Support of scientific research projects and projects in the field of basic, secondary and higher education. In this area, the Millennium bcp Foundation also maintains a scholarship program for higher education available to students from PALOP and Timor.

Social Solidarity

Support to initiatives of social action in situations of social and economic deprivation and support to initiatives of social action in the PALOP.

Regarding the preservation of cultural heritage, besides supporting projects for the Promotion and Recovery of Artistic and Historical Heritage, the Foundation is responsible for the management and maintenance of the Archaeological Center of Rua dos Correeiros, classified as a National Monument, and is also responsible for organizing visits.

Regarding the promotion and diffusion of Art, especially in relation to Fine Arts, the Foundation signed a partnership agreement with the DGPC – Directorate General of Cultural Heritage and the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. establishes the promotion and diffusion of artistic heritage and cultural activities in the National Museum of Contemporary Art. This protocol provides for exhibitions by the Millennium bcp Foundation in a space of this National Museum.