The Foundation offers a large group of possibilities in the form of patronage schemes to all companies that would like to collaborate in the project of recovery, redevelopment and promotion of relevant historical places, namely battlefields. In this context, the patrons take on an important role as active members contributing to the country’s cultural development, fostering partnerships orientated towards the defence and popularization of historical heritage. The patrons contributions significantly influence the Foundation’s financial stability and implementation of its important investment plan and safeguarding assets.
The Fundação Batalha de Aljubarrota has recognized the Public Utility status regarding significant advantages for both individuals and legal entities who support the Foundation’s activities (namely through multi-annual agreements) associated to the fiscal benefits of Patronage Statute – reduction of Taxation on Collective Earnings (IRC) and on Personal Income Tax (IRS). Furthermore, patrons also benefit as they are recognized as being associated to cultural activities that are of great importance and interest.
According to the nature and the total ammount attributed to the Foundation, there are the following types of sponsoring:
- Main Patrons
- Patrons of Honor
- “Condestável” Patron
- “Campo de São Jorge” Patron
For each type of patronage scheme, different types of benefits are attributed in the following areas:
- Benefits regarding image and promotion
- Tax benefits
- Benefits in services for the actual company
- Other benefits
Several entities, companies and individuals alike, have developed partnerships with the Fundação Batalha de Aljubarrota.
The partnerships established with these entities have fostered the valorisation of the Military Camp of São Jorge, highlighting a specific historical fact or in the recovery of a specific part of the cultural heritage.
Sr. Antônio Sommer Champalimaud
Patrons of Honor
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
Aprígio de Jesus Ferreira dos Santos
REN - Rede Eléctrica Nacional, S. A.
Grupo Nelson Quintas
C. Santos VP
Sr Jansen Haji Albaker
SOSTATE Property Investments
“Campo de São Jorge” Sponsor
Oliveira S. A.
HCG - Horto do Campo Grande
Dr. Francisco Capelo
Dr. Adalberto Neiva de Oliveira
Dr. Paulo Cartucho Pereira
Sra. Olympia Alvares Pereira Guerrand
Jorge Jardim Gonçalves
Any contributions given to the Fundação Batalha de Aljubarrota benefit from the regime established in the Statute of the Fiscal Benefits – benefits regarding patronage schemes, approved by Decree-Law no. 215/89, of July 1, under the terms provided in Law no. 53-A/2006, of the 29 December and the Regimes foreseen for cultural patronage, foreseen in Law no. 74/99, of the 16 March, with alterations introduced by Law 160/99, 14 of September.