The Young Talent Fund supports the development and exposure of young Maltese or Malta based artists who are active in the cultural and creative sectors. The fund supports short term training opportunities which enhance, but do not substitute or subsidise, the students’ current formation programme. The grant also supports the participation of young creatives in international platforms; including but are not limited to festivals, competitions, exhibitions and/or performances. The programme is open to all young creatives, including those active in the following fields; backstage, audio-visuals, set design, marketing, management, performing arts and visual arts.

The objectives of this grant are:

  • To support the development and mobility of young creatives through training opportunities, exploration, networking and engagement in international collaborations.
  • To encourage and facilitate young creatives to expand their skills and actively engage in international platforms.
  • To enable the exposure of young talent to international platforms. 

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).


The deadline to apply is Thursday 11th February 2021 at noon. Late applications cannot be accepted.


Click here to download guidelines.

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

To apply for this scheme click here.

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