Small Initiatives Support Scheme

DATE PUBLISHED: 18/10/2020

The Small Initiatives Support Scheme (SIS), is an initiative managed by the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector (MCVS). The SIS Scheme is designed to assist applicants looking for funding on small projects that can make a real difference to their local communities.

For more information, please click here.

Deadline: 13th November at noon.


Creative Communities

DATE PUBLISHED: 18/10/2020

Creative Communities is a fund for community-led creative and artistic activities, primarily addressing local communities. It provides the opportunity for training, research and the development of artistic projects led by the community for the community, while celebrating cultural diversity. The Creative Communities fund is addressed to Voluntary Organisations.

More information can be found here.

If you need further assistance, call the Creative Brokers on 2334 7230 or send an email on

Deadline: Friday 23rd October 2020 at noon


Erasmus Accreditation

DATE PUBLISHED: 18/10/2020

Erasmus accreditation is a tool for organisations that want to open-up their activities to cross-border exchange and cooperation and are designed for organisations that plan to implement learning mobility activities on a regular basis. Awarding of the Erasmus accreditation confirms that the applicant organisation has appropriate and effective processes and measures in place to implement high quality learning mobility activities as planned and use them to benefit the youth field. Accredited Erasmus organisations will gain simplified access to Key Action 1 funding opportunities under the future Programme (2021-2027).

For further information visit the Guide to Apply Section 3. Accreditation. Applications can be found here. Kindly note that as for other Erasmus+ applications, an EU Login is required. If you do not have one yet, please create it here.

In view of this, the European Union Programmes Agency would like to invite you for an online info session on Microsoft Teams, scheduled on:

Date: November 5th 2020
Time: 14:00-16:00

Kindly RSVP by sending an email to by October 31st indicating which organisation you will be representing.


The Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme

DATE PUBLISHED: 18/10/2020

The Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme is an initiative which falls under The Ministry for Education and Employment, administered on its’ behalf by the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector, and established. The general objectives establishing the Voluntary Organisations Project Fund are the following:

  • To stimulate co-operation and networking between voluntary organisations.
  • To provide a consultative forum that can effectively address issues related to the Voluntary Sector.
  • To provide a platform from which to develop co-operation between voluntary organisations and the Government.
  • To promote and encourage a culture of volunteering and the participation in volunteer activities among people, especially children and youths, as an aspect of personal and social development.
  • To foster co-operation in the volunteer sector with local and international bodies, entities or other persons for the encouragement and promotion of the development of volunteering programmes, initiatives and activities.
  • To encourage, in furtherance of the principle of subsidiary, non-governmental bodies and private entities or persons and local councils to contribute to the promotion of volunteering in Malta.

For more information on the funding click here.

Deadline: 20th November at noon


Aġenzija Żgħażagħ Funding Schemes 2021 - Information Meetings

DATE PUBLISHED: 08/10/2020

Aġenzija Żgħażagħ is organising information meetings for those organisations interested in applying for funding through its funding schemes. The 2021 A4U and Be Active funding schemes for youth organisations as well as the schemes for band clubs under the initiative Musical Tuition for young people in band clubs have been launched and may be accessed on the portal until the 26th October. Information meetings will be held online via the Teams portal as follows:

A4U and Be Active information meeting
Date: Monday, 12th October 2020.
Register here.

Musical Tuition for Young People in Band Clubs 
Date: Tuesday, 13th October 2020
Register here.


A4U and Be Active Funding Schemes

DATE PUBLISHED: 30/09/2020

The A4U and Be Active Funding Schemes for Youth Organisations have been launched!

Applications may be accessed on the portal and will remain open until Monday, 26th October 2020, noon.

For more information click here.


Il-Jum Ewropew tal-Lingwi 2020

DATE PUBLISHED: 25/09/2020

Kull sena l-Għaqda tal-Malti tiċċelebra b’attività l-Jum Ewropew tal-Lingwi, iżda did-darba, minħabba l-inċertezzi tal-pandemija, kellna nsibu alternattiva differenti. Kellna nipposponu wkoll l-ispelling bee annwali Żanżan Kelma.

Nixtiequ navżawkom li din il-ġimgħa l-Għaqda nediet sensiela ta’ filmati online marbuta mal-lingwi u għandhom jibqgħu għaddejjin sas-Sibt 26 ta’ Settembru. Il-filmati kollha – li tistgħu tarawhom minn fuq il-paġna ta’ Facebook tal-Għaqda – ħadu l-ħajja grazzi għall-kreattività tad-duo komiku Danusan. Nirringrazzjaw ukoll lir-Rappreżentanza tal-Kummissjoni Ewropea f’Malta tal-kollaborazzjoni.

F’dawn it-tliet ħoloq t’hawn taħt tistgħu taraw l-ewwel tliet filmati li tellajna din il-ġimgħa:

L-ewwel filmat – L-użu tal-Malti waqt sessjoni ta’ taħriġ

It-tieni filmat – Il-ħsejjes tal-lingwi li jżewqu l-Belt Valletta

It-tielet filmat – Il-Lingwa tas-Sinjali


Achievers' SCHEME 2020

DATE PUBLISHED: 18/09/2020

Achievers is a funding initiative being launched by the Parliamentary Secretary for Equality and Reforms within the Ministry for Justice, Equality and Governance and is aimed towards Voluntary Organisations.

The initiative will call on young people to propose projects which would at least have one of the following objectives:

  • To enhance young people’s awareness and understanding of the harmful social and health effects of addictive substances
  • To contribute to healthier and safer communities by improving the well-being of young people.

Deadline of submission of e-application is noon, 22nd September 2020.

For more information and to apply kindly click here.


dubji jew id-diffikultajiet fuq l-ortografija Maltija

DATE PUBLISHED: 05/09/2020

L-Għaqda tal-Malti – Università qed tikkollabora mal-Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ilsien Malti b’sejħa għad-dubji jew id-diffikultajiet fuq l-ortografija Maltija. Fuq il-mudelli, fuq il-forom, fuq il-varjanti, ikunu xi jkunu. In-nies huma mitluba jibagħtulna d-dubji tagħhom, sabiex permezz ta’ kampanja li se ssir mill-Għaqda u mill-Kunsill, dawn il-mistoqsijiet jiġu mwieġba. 

Id-dubji jew diffikultajiet jistgħu jintbagħtu fuq

Is-sejħa tagħlaq fil-11 ta’ Settembru.


The Operational Assistance Scheme for VOs

DATE PUBLISHED: 28/08/2020

The Operational Assistance Scheme for VOs is a fund managed by the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector (MCVS) and on behalf of the Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Sports and Voluntary Organisations and supported by the Ministry of Finance.

This Scheme is a one-time budget, which is being allocated to the Voluntary Sector in relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This Scheme expires on the 30th September 2020.

For more information and to apply click here.


UfM Grant Scheme

DATE PUBLISHED: 28/08/2020

With the UfM Grant Scheme for employment promotion, the UfM seeks to help non-profit organizations in the Mediterranean that give people working opportunities in times of the COVID-19. The grant will support projects that encourage entrepreneurship and improve the business climate for Micro, Small and Medium-sized enterprises as crucial providers of employment. 

For more information click here.


Book the office!

DATE PUBLISHED: 28/08/2020

Book the KNŻ office for any meetings or events. Send an email on with the date and time and we will get back to you with our availabilities or Book online here. 

A €30 deposit will be required and refunded after the booking (for KNŻ’s member organisations).


Promote Your work!

DATE PUBLISHED: 28/08/2020

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