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Funds and Programmes Division

The Funds and Programmes Division (FPD) was set up in July 2011 as part of an administrative structure required to handle the management of EU Funds (with the exception of Structural Funds and the Cohesion  Fund) and other Funds  allocated to Malta and to provide guidance and support to the focal points of the EU and other Programmes that are managed directly by the European Commission or other EU institutions. The Funds and Programmes Division is made up of two Directorates namely the Fisheries, Home and Direct Funds Directorate,and the Agriculture Funds Directorate​​​. A Direct Funds unit within the FPD has also been set up with the aim to increase participation of direct management funds in Malta.

The FPD fulfills a number of main functions:
     National Focal Point for the EEA and the Norwegian Financial Mechanisms;
     National Co-ordinator of the Swiss-Maltese Cooperation Programme;
     National Contact Point for the European Territorial Cooperation Programmes (ETC) 2014-2020;
     National Contact Point for the Italia Malta Cross Border Programme 2014-2020;
     National Co-ordinator for TAIEX and Twinning;
     National Contact Point for the European Globalisation Fund (EGF) and the European Solidarity Fund;
     National Authority for the ERASMUS+ Programme;
     Responsible Authority for the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) 2014-2020 and Internal Security Fund (ISF) 2014-2020;
     Managing Authority for the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD);
     Managing Authority for the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF);
     Coordination and guidance to focal points of the various EU and other Funds and Programmes.
     National Contact Point for the Innovation Fund
  1. EEA Norway Grants 2014-2021:
  2. Swiss:
  3. Italy-Malta Programme2014-2020 :
  4. Interreg MED Programme 2014-2020:
  5. Interreg Europe Programme 2014-2020:
  6. ENI CBC MED Programme 2014-2020:
  7. Interact III Programme 2014-2020:
  9. European Globalisation Adjustment Fund:
  10. European Solidarity Fund:
  11. EU Educational Programmes:
  12. Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-2020:
  13. Internal Security Fund 2014-2020:
  14. European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2014-2020:
  15. European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 2014-2020:
  16. EU Direct Management Funds and Programmes:
  17. Innovation Fund 2020 -2030:​
Manage to highest standards European Union and other funds to achieve the best results.
Ensuring the efficient absorption and management of European assistance, both EU and bilateral, through effective coordination across Government Departments, Authorities, Agencies and other stakeholders. Additionally, maximum visibility, awareness and transparency in relation to the management of the funds is ensured through the organization of information and publicity activities targeting potential applicants for funding and also the general public, together with communication with the media.  
Funds & Programmes Division Values
Integrity and Accountability
We value professional performance and believe in achieving our goals with due integrity, transparent honesty, diligent probity and personal accountability.
We proudly commit to work together as a collaborative team in order to provide a service of excellence to all our customers whom we equally treat with courtesy, fairness and equity.
Efficiency and Effectiveness
We aspire to continuously improve on our efficient and effective delivery in a spirit of respect, harmony and humility.


Inġ. Anthony Camilleri
Director General

Inġ. Anthony Camilleri is a warranted mechanical engineer by profession who joined the Public Service in 1989.  During his career spanning over more than 30 years, he has been assigned top management positions (as Head of the Consumer and Industrial Goods Directorate within the Malta Standards Authority (MSA), Chief Executive Officer of the same MSA, Director General of the Technical Regulations Division within the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA), Permanent Secretary (EU Funds) within the Office of the Prime Minister and Head Coordinator within the Ministry for European Affairs and the Implementation of the Electoral Manifesto.  The foregoing experience in such positions has been periodically backed-up and supplemented over time by sharpening his negotiating/technical skills at each and every time he represented Malta in EU fora since 1997.  Furthermore, he kept attending targeted/specialized training sessions both locally and abroad, thus keeping abreast of a changing and fast evolving Public Administration.  Inġ. Camilleri assumed the responsibility of Director General (Funds and Programmes) as from 1st April 2020.

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Contact Information:
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Funds and Programmes Division
The Oaks Business Centre, Block B
Triq Farsons,
Ħamrun, HMR 1321

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2555 2634

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