Artentik is the NFT Marketplace for good causes, where the unique heritage and cultural collections of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa are brought to the world as digital editions.

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With more than five centuries of existence, the Santa Casa has guided its performance in the community by the defense of priceless social values, in a perspective of proximity, respect and advocacy for good causes. Promoting well-being and social inclusion, it drives its mission through innovative responses that create social impact and that contributes to a more sustainable future.

With Artentik, Santa Casa intends to give a voice to other very relevant social causes that stand for a more inclusive society, fighting for dignity and recognition of such different areas as mental health, environmental sustainability, the rights of refugees or social integration through sports.

Since its founding in 1498,
Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa
has been an advocate of
Good Causes.

With over 500 years of history, the institution today assumes itself as a bulwark of equality and respect for the rights of all people, primarily the most unprotected. It is best known for its intervention in the area of Social Action and for ensuring the exploitation of the State’s social games but it also carries out important work in the areas of Health, Education and Training, Culture, Research and Innovation. Also, in the area of the Social Economy of Entrepreneurship, the institution promotes and associates itself with various initiatives in this sector.

At the request of the State or other public entities, Santa Casa may develop other activities of service or public interest.

About Artentik

Artentik is the digital marketplace for Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa, dropping the world’s first religious relics in the form of Non-Fungible-Tokens (NFTs) for the 500 year old social organisation and keeper of the Museum and Church of São Roque in Lisbon. Curated by Santa Casa, this platform will share digital twins of its treasures and encourage living artists to also sell their works as NFTs for Good Causes. This will enable Santa Casa to monetize and promote its unique cultural heritage to the world while continuing its extensive 500-year support to social causes. Artentik is a joint venture with Boloro Global Limited, a New York City based technology company, and it utilizes Polygon Layer 2 Ethereum.

About Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa

With more than five centuries of existence, the Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa is a private institution of public administrative utility that has guided its performance, in the community, by the defense of priceless social values, in a perspective of proximity, respect and advocacy for good causes.
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