The Project Support Grant supports the development of high-quality artistic projects

The programme

This strand focuses on the development and production of an artistic project which has innovation, quality and artistic development as a primary aim. This strand encourages projects aiming at boosting artistic development, nurturing experimentation and innovation, engaging and developing audiences as well as attracting new audiences while creating experiences based on principles of excellence.

Who can apply?

The Grant is open to individuals, groups and/or organisations.

Applicants must be Maltese citizens or be in possession of a Malta residence permit or of a Maltese citizenship certificate or of a Maltese passport.


Applications need to be submitted by 12.00 (noon) of the respective deadline. Late applications cannot be accepted.

Selection criteria

Criterion 1: Artistic concept
Criterion 2: Project management
Criterion 3: Audience engagement
Criterion 4: Budget

After you apply

Each project may be allocated a maximum of EUR 20,000. The amount may cover 80% of eligible expenses.

This fund is competitive and will be evaluated according to established criteria. 

Proposals will first be screened in terms of eligibility. Proposals which are not eligible in terms of the procedure stipulated by these guidelines will not be processed further and will not undergo evaluation.

After you submit your application form at Arts Council Malta, an independent evaluation board will evaluate your project. A pitching session will be organised for all candidates. On the day indicated, you will receive your result notification from Arts Council Malta.