The Professional Development Grant supports the continuous professional development of artists, cultural operators and students who are active in the cultural and creative sectors and who seek to engage in short term professional training to improve their skills and advance their specialization.

The programme reflects the drive towards further professionalisation of the cultural and creative sector and the promotion of an entrepreneurial culture among creative professionals. It provides opportunities to strengthen the knowledge base and strategies of cultural and creative enterprises. By investing in processes designed to improve the quality that is needed to generate artistic work of excellence, our goal is to support the development of a sustainable creative ecology, providing value added and job opportunities in the sector.

Who can apply?

The grant is open to individual artists; Groups, Collectives and Consortia; Voluntary Organisations; Registered Cooperatives; Entities registered with the Malta Business Registry (including companies, partnerships, foundations and organisations/associations).

Deadline

The deadline to apply is  Thursday 4th February 2021 at noon. Late applications cannot be accepted.

Guidelines

Click here to download guidelines.

Applicants are required to register a new profile as from January 2021. 

To apply for this scheme click here.

To access past applications submitted by December 2020 you need to login on https://www.artscouncilmalta.org/login