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Practical Handbook for Companies 2021

List of priority sponsorship activities for the financial year 2021

Regulation:Article 22 Law 49/2002

The General State Budget Law may establish a list of priority patronage activities within the scope of the purposes of general interest mentioned in number 1 of Article 3 of Law 49/2002, as well as the beneficiary entities, in accordance with Article 16 thereof.

For these purposes, the additional provision sixty-six of Law 11/2020, of 30 December, on the General State Budget for 2021, establishes that during the year 2021, the following are considered priority patronage activities :

  1. Those carried out by the Instituto Cervantes for the promotion and dissemination of the Spanish language and culture through telematic networks, new technologies and other media.

  2. Those carried out by the Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional for the fight against poverty and the achievement of sustainable human development in developing countries.

  3. Those carried out by the Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional for the promotion and development of cultural and scientific relations with other countries, as well as for the promotion of Spanish culture abroad.

  4. Those of educational promotion abroad included in Royal Decree 1027/1993, of 25 June, which regulates educational action abroad.

  5. Those carried out by the Museo Nacional del Prado in order to achieve the aims established in Law 46/2003, of 25 November, regulating the Museo Nacional del Prado and in Royal Decree 433/2004, of 12 March, approving the Statute of the Museo Nacional del Prado.

  6. Those carried out by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in compliance with the purposes established by Law 34/2011, of 4 October, regulating the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and by Royal Decree 188/2013, of 15 March, approving the Statute of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.

  7. Those carried out by the National Library of Spain in compliance with the cultural and scientific research purposes and functions established by Law 1/2015, of 24 March, regulating the National Library of Spain and by Royal Decree 640/2016, of 9 December, approving the Statute of the National Library of Spain.

  8. Those carried out by the Fundación Deporte Joven in collaboration with the Consejo Superior de Deportes in the framework of the project "España Compite:in Business and Sport" with the aim of contributing to the promotion and projection of the Spanish SMEs at home and abroad, the promotion of sport and the promotion of the entrepreneur as an engine of growth associated with the values of sport.

    Donations and contributions to the activities indicated in the previous paragraph which, in accordance with section Two of this additional provision, may benefit from the increase in five percentage points of the percentages and limits of the deductions established in articles 19, 20 and 21 of the aforementioned Law 49/2002 will have a limit of 50,000 euros per year for each contributor.

  9. The conservation, restoration or rehabilitation of the assets of Spanish Historical Heritage listed in Annex XIII of this Law.

  10. Those of encouragement, promotion and dissemination of the performing and musical arts carried out by or with the support of public administrations.

  11. Those carried out by the Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes Audiovisuales for the encouragement, promotion, dissemination and exhibition of cinematographic and audiovisual activity, as well as all those measures aimed at the recovery, restoration, conservation and dissemination of the cinematographic and audiovisual heritage, all in a context of defence and promotion of cultural identity and diversity.

  12. Research, development and innovation in the infrastructures that form part of the National Map of Singular Scientific and Technical Infrastructures (ICTS) in force and which, for this purpose, are listed in Annex XIV of this Law.

  13. Research, development and innovation aimed at solving the societal challenges identified in the current Spanish Science and Technology and Innovation Strategy and financed or carried out by the entities that, for these purposes, are recognised by the Ministry of Finance, at the proposal of the Ministry of Science and Innovation.

  14. The promotion of the dissemination, popularisation and communication of scientific culture and innovation carried out by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology.

  15. Those carried out by the Agencia Estatal de Investigación for the promotion and financing of actions deriving from the R&D policies of the General State Administration.

  16. R&D&I in Biomedicine and Health Sciences of the Strategic Action in Health carried out by CÍBER and CIBERNED.

  17. The training and promotion programmes for volunteers that have been subsidised by public administrations.

  18. Those carried out by the Foundation ONCE of the Guide Dog in the framework of the Project 2021-2022 "Advances for the mobility of blind people assisted by guide dogs".

  19. Those carried out by the Fundación ONCE within the framework of the "Oportunidad al Talento" Scholarship Programme, as well as the cultural activities developed by this entity within the framework of the Biennial of Contemporary Art, the "Cambio de Sentido" Cultural Space and the travelling exhibition "El Mundo Fluye" (The World Flows).

  20. Those carried out by the ONCE within the framework of the organisation of the "World Blindness Summit Madrid 2021" to be held from 21 to 26 May 2021.

  21. Programmes aimed at the eradication of gender violence that have been subsidised by Public Administrations or are carried out in collaboration with them.

  22. Those carried out by the Soledad Cazorla Scholarship Fund for Orphans of gender violence "Fundación Mujeres".

  23. Programmes aimed at the eradication of gender discrimination and the achievement of conditions that make real and effective equality between both sexes possible, as well as the promotion of women's participation in all areas of political, economic, cultural and social life, which have been subsidised by the Public Administrations or are carried out in collaboration with them.

Furthermore, article 28 of Royal Decree-Law 20/2021 of 5 October, which adopts urgent support measures to repair the damage caused by the volcanic eruptions and for the economic and social reconstruction of the island of La Palma, establishes that, in accordance with the provisions of article 22 of Law 49/2002, during the financial year 2021, the recovery of the Cultural Heritage of the island of La Palma will be considered a priority patronage activity, .