Voluntary Organisations Scheme

Online application system is not accepting further application submissions since the funds for the scheme have been provisionally allocated, subject to review and acceptance of submitted applications

The main objective of this Scheme is to support voluntary organisations in reducing their overall energy and water consumption through an increase in energy efficiency, and/or reduction in water use, and/or augmentation of water supply. The assistance is intended to facilitate investment in solutions that contribute directly and tangibly towards these objectives.

Eligible Interventions are:



Category Water Efficiency and Supply Augmentation Energy Efficiency


Water Flow Reduction


Reservoir Restoration


Secondary Network


Water Heating


Equipment Efficiency


Lighting Efficiency


Battery Storage



Beneficiaries shall co-fund the investment in the interventions by financing 10% of the eligible costs.The minimum eligible cost shall be Euro 750 incl. VAT and the maximum eligible cost as described in section 4 of these Rules shall be capped at Euro 30,000 incl. VATThe grant amount shall cover 90% of the eligible cost up to Euro 27,000 (incl. VAT).

The disbursement of the Grant shall be divided into the following stages:

Stage % of Allocated Grant
Pre-Financing 60
Final Claim 40

Downloadable Files

Scheme Rules

Technical Report

Information Session

All interested Voluntary Organisations are encouraged to register here for our Info session happening on the 18th of April at 6pm regarding both VO Schemes.

How to Apply

All the information regarding the Energy and Water Efficiency Scheme for VOs can be found in the “Scheme Rules” downloadable from this webpage or www.energywateragency.gov.mt .

Section 9 of the Rules provide details on the application process.

Where templates are required to be submitted, these can be downloaded from www.energywateragency.gov.mt .

The applicants shall ensure complete compliance to the ‘Scheme Rules’ prior to submission as no deviations or negotiations are allowed after submission. No late applications will be accepted.

The Application are to be submitted online via the link provided on www.energywatragency.gov.mt , which will be active once the application period is open.

Note: As from this call a new criteria has been added under the Energy Efficiency Category and every VO can benefit from the scheme twice across different calls.

For further queries contact us on scheme.vo@gov.mt or 2229 2558

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