Fondazione Santagata promotes training projects, proposing and collaborating in the creation of training and international capacity-building programmes on issues related to the management of cultural heritage, cultural production, tourism and sustainable development.

Since June 2023, the foundation is part of the “G20 Network of Cultural Business Management Training Institutions” to strengthen the managerial capacities of cultural professionals and foster culture-driven economic and social development, recommended by the Italian G20 Referente (formed after the Rome Declaration agreed upon on 30 July 2021 at Palazzo Barberini in Rome by all Ministries of Culture of the G20 countries and by the National Referent for the G20 Culture of the Ministry of Culture -MIC-).

    Fondazione Santagata ideates and implements international capacity building programmes to contribute to the achievement of the UN’s 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals, through the advancement of institutional and professional capacities in the cultural heritage field, improving access to knowledge resources and encouraging sharing and discussion of good practices.
    As technical-scientific partner, Fondazione Santagata has been following the organization and teaching of International University Masters’ programs for several years, on various topics about the economics of culture, including: cultural projects for development, protection, enhancement and management of cultural heritage and UNESCO designations, sustainable development, cultural tourism, creative industries.
    Fondazione Santagata is also a partner of the Master in “Cultural Diplomacy”  held by Università Cattolica di Milano and has been partner of the Master in “World Natural Heritage Management” promoted by Provincia Autonoma di Trento, TSM and Università di Torino.
    The training activity is completed with a series of training and capacity building programs, in-person and online, aimed at different targets (institutions, associations, professionals, private and public bodies) to strengthen their skills in the management of cultural projects, with particular attention to relationships with international agencies and bodies.
    Fondazione Santagata also promotes workshops and seminars and regularly collaborates with national and international institutions that promote other training programs.