An emergency fund for voluntary organisations has been launched to provide assistance to VOs in emergency situations as a direct result of COVID-19.
An emergency fund for voluntary organisation has been launched to provide assistance to Voluntary Organisations (VOs) in emergency situations as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Fund is set to assist registered and compliant VOs by providing financial support in case of predicament or exceptional situations. More specifically, the Fund is aimed at:
(i) aiding VOs whose operations are related to, and essential for, the COVID-19 pandemic
(ii) support VOs which, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, may suffer irreparable damage to their organisation which may result in the closure of the same organisation
(iii) support VOs which, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, may face difficulties to retain and restart the operation at post pandemic stage
The Fund’s budget currently amounts to €125,000 and every voluntary organization may be given a sum of up to €5,000. The Fund is administered by the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector. Applications for funding close on 31 July 2020. The Guidelines and application details are accessible.
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