A4U Scheme - Assistance for you

The A4U scheme was developed to provide financial support to organizations or youth groups. The main objective behind this call for application is for Aġenzija Żgħażagħ to provide assistance to youth groups who wants to grow, develop their own goals and have the opportunity to actively participate in the community. Youth groups are invited to come up with initiatives aimed at strengthening and developing their goals, mission and identity. In this regard, among other things youth groups can present initiatives which aim to;


1. Improve their facilities
2. Increase their resources 

Financial assistance for each initiative can be granted up to a maximum of € 1,500. Youth Organizations/ groups have to be registered members of Agenzija Zghazagh, enrolled and compliant Voluntary Organizations with the Office of the Commissioner of Voluntary Organizations.

Applications will be evaluated in relation to the following criteria:

  1. Relevance to the yearly activity plan of the youth service or organization
  2. Coherency and flow of proposal
  3. Impact, Multiplier effect and Follow-up
  4. Visibility
  5. Link to the National Youth Policy Towards 2020
  6. Realistic budget
  7. First time applicants 

Applications open yearly during the month of September through the online portal www.vofunding.org.mt

For more information about the A4U scheme, please contact Aġenzija Żgħażagħ on 22586700 or via email on agenzija.zghazagh@gov.mt