About Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Charity, arts, education, and science are the four-fold purpose of this Portuguese foundation. Its work takes the form of projects and programs organized by the foundation (direct activities) or subsidies awarded to external initiatives (grant giving). The foundation's general objectives for education sector development are: promote sustainable development; contribute to international programs for the reduction of poverty; and encourage participation of the wider community. The main focus of their activity in this domain includes: human resources training; cultural and educational projects; preparation and production of educational materials; and analysis and discussion of educational matters.