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In addition to our usual cultural programmes in the fields of art, music, literature and history, the Foundation was entrusted with the management of Banco Santander’s documentary archive and created a grant programme for research into the works that make up its art collection.

Social outreach

We have improved the scope and efficiency of our social outreach programmes, introducing Santander BEST Africa in Mozambique and giving Santander Ayuda the more specific goal of reducing poverty among children and adolescents.

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Higher Education and Entrepreneurship

In 2023, we joined the bank and several institutions of higher learning in their invaluable efforts to facilitate access to quality education and ensure that young university students have a bright future in the working world.

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Environment and research

We stepped up our contributions to science with the sponsorship of new projects led by the Spanish National Research Council and the Spanish National Centre for Cardiovascular Research.

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Other partnerships

We tell you about some of the most representative institutions and organisations which we collaborate with.

   The Spanish version of this Annual Report is certified by the Real Academia Española.