Office for the Promotion of Culture Industries and Patronage

It is a unit answering to the Department of Cultural Policy and Industries, carrying out the following activities:

  • It designs culture industries' promotion policies and also develops or co-ordinates these when they fall within the specific responsibility of the other department management centres or public bodies.
  • It designs cultural action and promotion policies and also develops or co-ordinates these when they fall within the specific responsibility of the other department management centres or public bodies; it oversees collaboration with other public or private institutions, entities and persons in order to develop joint cultural action programmes.
  • It stimulates society's participation in creation, cultural invigoration and resource capturing processes through sponsorship, voluntary and cultural tourism programmes, in co-ordination, in the latter case, with the Spanish Central Administration agencies responsible for tourism promotion.
  • It establishes and manages, where appropriate, the system of subsidies and grants that are not the specific responsibility of any other management body, in accordance with the objectives set out in the Ministry's programmes.
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