Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme 2017

Designed to assist applicants looking for funding on projects that can make a real difference to their local communities.

Closing Date:
Fri 1st Dec 2017
12:00:00 PM

The Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme is an initiative which falls under The Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, administered on its’ behalf by the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector, and established in 2015.

The Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme is an allocated fund of €700,000.00.

This call for proposals is being issued by The Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties under the Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme herein referred to as VOPS. The guidelines for the VOPS are published on the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector website (www.maltacvs.org). The Guidelines constitute an integral part of the call for proposals.

The general objectives establishing the Voluntary Organisations Project Fund are the following:

  • To stimulate co-operation and networking between voluntary organisations.
  • To provide a consultative forum that can effectively address issues related to the Voluntary Sector.
  • To provide a platform from which to develop co-operation between voluntary organisations and the Government.
  • To promote and encourage a culture of volunteering and the participation in volunteer activities among people, especially children and youths, as an aspect of personal and social development.
  • To foster co-operation in the volunteer sector with local and international bodies, entities or other persons for the encouragement and promotion of the development of volunteering programmes, initiatives and activities.
  • To encourage, in furtherance of the principle of subsidiary, non-governmental bodies and private entities or persons and local councils to contribute to the promotion of volunteering in Malta.


The Call for Applications for 2018 shall open in October 2017.

INFORMATION MEETINGS (MALTA) – To be announced       

Venue: To be announced       

INFORMATION MEETING (GOZO) – To be announced       

Venue: To be announced   

Guidelines VOPS 2018

VOPS Guidelines 2018

Results VOPS 2017
VOPS Results 2017 – FINAL