IL-PREMJU TAL-PRESIDENT GĦALL-KREATTIVITÀ

Provides recognition and support at the highest level of the State to organisations, especially those working with disadvantaged groups.

Closing Date:
Wed 15th Jul 2020
12:00:00 PM

IL-PREMJU TAL-PRESIDENT GĦALL-KREATTIVITÀ


The programme provides recognition and support at the highest level of the State for collaborations between organisations active in the sector of Arts and Culture and in the Social Sector respectively – especially those working with disadvantaged groups, to engage the groups in creativity and arts-driven projects and increase their level of integration and engagement in society. The Award is managed by the Office of the President and Arts Council Malta.


The Award aims to:

Support organisations and institutions that target the social needs and well-being of the community, especially disadvantaged and hardly-reached groups – with a special emphasis on children, youth, senior citizens, hardly-reached groups, disabled people, people with different ethnic backgrounds – through cultural participation and creative expression

Provide disadvantaged groups with accessibility to to a wide range of quality art experiences and art-engagement activities, as well as acting as a platform for young promising talent and intergenerational as well as intercultural dialogue

Incentivise the contribution of organisations active in the arts and culture sector towards community development and collaborative arts projects.


The Programme is divided into two strands:

Strand 1 | Capacity Building and Development

Strand 1 is aimed at supporting capacity building and development, of organisations active in the field of Arts and Culture in line with the aims of Il-Premju tal-President għall-Kreattività, as established earlier on in Section 1 of the Guidelines and Regulations.

Strand 2 | Projects / Programmes

Strand 2 is aimed at supporting projects or programmes that target the aims of Il-Premju tal-President għall-Kreattività, as established earlier on in Section 1 of the Guidelines and Regulations. The application may seek support for a pilot initiative, or for the development of an initiative that the Organisation has already tried and tested.

Who can apply?

Organisations, entities and institutions – having a legal framework, and based and operating in Malta – working in the field of social or community development, or active in any cultural and creative field, are all eligible.

Individuals are not eligible.

Eligible organisations may be:

Schools and higher education institutions, public institutions, organisations, or entities

Private organisations active in the non-governmental social or voluntary sector and registered with the Commissioner for Voluntary Organisations (CVO)

Private organisations active in the arts and culture sector (arts, heritage, media, creative businesses), having an officially recognised legal status (CVO registration, Foundation, Association, Company, Partnership, Cooperative, etc.)


The Award supports organisation development and collaboration between organisations active in the field of arts and culture and organisations active in the field of social and community development.

Deadline

Applications must be submitted by 12.00 (noon) of the respective deadline. Late applications cannot be accepted.

Selection criteria

Strand 1 | Capacity Building and Development

Criterion 1 – The objectives of the Programme

Criterion 2 – Realistic and Sustainable Outcomes

Criterion 3 – Quality Improvement

Criterion 4 – Management of the Investment

Strand 2 | Projects / Programmes

Criterion 1 – Sustainable community development and well-being

Criterion 2 – Widening of participation in cultural life

Criterion 3 – The quality of the project

Criterion 4 – Project Management

After you apply

Under Strand 1, a project may be allocated a maximum of EUR 45,000. The amount may cover up to 80% of eligible expenses. 

Under Strand 2, a project may be allocated a maximum of €30,000. The amount may cover up to 100% of eligible expenses. 

The fund is competitive and will be evaluated according to the established criteria.

Proposals will first be screened in terms of eligibility. Proposals which are not eligible in terms of the procedure stipulated by the guidelines will not be processed further and will not undergo evaluation.

After you submit your application form at Arts Council Malta, an independent evaluation board will evaluate your project. A pitching session will also be organised. During the session, applicants have the opportunity of presenting clarifications and the latest insights relating to the written proposal.

On the day indicated, you will receive your result notification from Arts Council Malta.


Guidelines

Application