The Voluntary Organisations Fund within the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector (MCVS), established to assist and support enrolled voluntary organisations through education, management support and financial grants in terms of Article 37(3) of the VO Act is once more launching the ‘Small Initiatives Support Scheme’ or ‘SIS’ to support small initiatives by Voluntary Organisations.
Voluntary Organisations enrolled with the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations can apply under the Small Initiatives Support Scheme for projects costing not less than €1,000 and not more than €3,000. The project should be completed within 12 months of the funding decision. 70% of the approved grant will be given to the promoter on signing of the agreement and the balance of 30% will be given to the promoter on closure of the project, including evaluation of the final report, and confirmation of receipts of declared expenditure and other relevant documentation.
Projects under the Small Initiatives Support Scheme encourages projects in areas such as training courses for volunteers or the public, events such as exhibitions, festivals etc., web sites, publications and other initiatives related to the voluntary sector.
The call for application for the Small Initiatives Support Scheme will open on Wednesday the 15th of October 2014 and will close on Friday the 14th of November 2014 at noon local time.
TheGuide for applications is now available through the link VO Fund – Small Initiatives Support Scheme – Guidelines
The SIS Application Form can be filled through this link
An Information Meeting will be held on Monday 3rd November 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Dar l-Ewropa, St’Paul’s Street Valletta.
For more information kindly contact Ms. Christine Camilleri on Tel: 2590 3893/21240041