The Restoration Funding Scheme aims at providing financial support for the repair i.e restoration, and conservation of internal and external cultural property immovables including but not limited to altars, apertures, architectural décor, gilding and frescoes of churches falling under the confines of a Parish Church under the Archdiocese of Malta and the Diocese of Gozo.

The above need to fall under cultural heritage i.e. of an artistic nature and carry a historical value of 50 years or more as per the Cultural Heritage Act of Malta (updated July 2019) by the Parliament of the Republic of Malta.

Who can apply?

Organisationsregistered with the commissioner for Voluntary Organisations, in cooperation with churches falling under the confines of a Parish Church under the Archdiocese of Malta and the Diocese of Gozo.

Click to download the Official Guidelines, Application form and Budget Template

Submissions may be carried out as follows:

By sending an email or link of an online file transfer service (such as Wetransfer) on applyforfunds@artscouncil.mt till 12.00 p.m. (noon) of the 16th September 2020 with the subject “Proposal for Restoration Funding Scheme”. It is essential that the same email or hyperlink includes all additional supporting documents as required by these guidelines and regulations. Email should also include the signature application form provided.