Grants

 

NOTICE

The following schemes namely that associated with:

 
  • Weddings/Civil Unions as per Government Notice No 965 dd 23/9/2014 published in the Government Gazette No.19,314
  • Funerals as per Government Notice No 965 dd 23/9/2014 published in the Government Gazette No. 19,314
  • Ordinations to the  Priesthood as per Government Notice No 965  dd 23/9/2014 published in the Government Gazette No. 19,314
  • Musical Instruments as per Government Notice No 204 dd 1/3/2005
  • Bicycle and Pedelec Bicycle as per Government Notice No. 1,231  dd 15/12/2015 published in Government Gazette No. 19,512.
 

Click here for the extract from the Government Notice No. 965 dd 23/9/2014.

 

Click here for the extract from the Government Gazette on Musical Instruments.​​

 

Applications for grants under the schemes announced as per Government Notice No. 38 of the 13th January, 2017, shall, with effect from the 1st November, 2017, be made only via the official electronic portal/s as per Government Notice No. 1204, 1205 and 1206 of the 31st October, 2017.

Click here​ for the extract from Government Notice No. 1204, 1205 and 1206 of the 31st October, 2017.

The links for the online applications are provided hereunder:

  • Click here for the Application Form for the Wedding/Civil Union Grant.
  • Click here for the Application Form for the Funeral Grant.
  • Click here for the Application Form for the Ordination to the Priesthood Grant.
  • Click here for the Application Form for Musical Instruments Grant.
 
 
For any queries and assistance please call 153.​​
 
Assistance to Church and Independent Schools related to Capital Expenditure in the Implementation of Educational reforms for All Children to Succeed
 
As a result of the consultation process undertaken by Government regarding the implementation of the education reforms and with a view to assist Church and Independent Schools to introduce these reforms, thus ensuring that all students can benefit from the changes taking place, the Minister for Finance, together with the Minister of Education and Employment have launched a scheme that aims to assist Church and Independent Schools with regards to capital expenditure related to such reforms in the interests of national educational development, so that learners in these schools may also benefit from the highest quality of educational environment. 
 
  • Click here for a copy of the scheme. 
  • Click here for the Application Form in Maltese. 
  • Click here for the Application Form in English. 
  • Click here for the State Aid Declaration Form in English
  • Click here for the State Aid Declaration Form in Maltese

Applications forms, including the documents that are to be submitted with the application, shall be submitted/addressed to  the Grant Scheme to Church and Independent Schools, Office of the Director General, Directorate for Quality and Standards in Education, Alamein Road, Pembroke, PBK 1773,

 
A Once-Only Grant on the Purchase of a Bicycle and a Pedelec Bicycle
 
In order to encourage the use of bicycles and pedelec bicycles as means of transport that reduce both pollution and traffic and at the same time encourage physical activity, the Minister for Finance has made this scheme whereby a once-only grant of 15.25% on the purchase price of the bicycle, subject to a maximum grant of €85 in the case of a non-mechanised bicycle and a maximum grant of €250 in the case of a pedelec bicycle, is granted to eligible applicants.
 
This grant scheme was published as a Government Notice No. 1231 in  the Government Gazette No. 19,512 of the 15th December 2015.
  
  • Click here for a copy of the scheme. 
  • Click here for the Application Form.
Government Grant on the Purchase of Bicycles and Pedelec Bicycles by Companies that Offer Such Bicycles for Hire
 
 
In order to encourage the use of clean means of transport while, at the same time, encouraging physical exercise, the Minister for Finance has launched a scheme, whereby companies who have purchased a bicycle or pedelec bicycles and that offers such bicycles for hire may apply for a grant of 15.25% on the purchase price of bicycles subject to a maximum grant of 85 euro per non-mechanised bicycle and a maximum grant of 250 euro for a pedelec bicycle. This up to a capping of €7,500 per applicant.
  • Click here for a copy of the scheme. 
  • Click here for the Application Form.

 Grant scheme on the Purchase of Special Equipment for use by Persons with Disability

 
In order for the Government to assist persons with disability that need to purchase special equipment required to live an independent life, the Ministry for Finance issued a scheme, whereby eligible applicants may apply for a grant for expenditure that is incurred on the purchase price of the special equipment, as per applicable rates enclosed in the Government Notice reproduced hereunder.
  • Click here for a copy of the Grant Scheme
  • Click here for the Application Form 
  • Click here for the List of Eligible Equipment (Schedule B)
     
 Government Grant on the Installation of Bicycle Racks/Ancillary Facilities
 
In order to incentivise the use of alternative green means of transport while, at the same time, encouraging physical exercise and a healthier lifestyle the Minister for Finance has set up a fund to cover the expenditure incurred by local councils and enterprises to install bicycle racks and ancillary facilities.
 
Local councils and enterprises can apply for funds by submitting the application form after having consulted the applicable guidelines and submitted the relevant application form to the Board for the Bicycle Rack Fund.  
 
        • Click here for a copy of the Grant 
        • Click here for a copy of the Guidelines 
        • Click here for the Application Form in Maltese
        • Click here for the State Aid Declaration Form in Maltese.
        • Click here for the Application Form in English 
    • Click here for the State Aid Declaration Form in English 
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CONTACT INFORMATION:
 
  Contact Name
Ministry for Finance
30, Maison Demandols,
South Street,
Valletta VLT 1102
 
 Telephone
2599 8259 
 
 Email

Website
http://finance.gov.mt/