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Grant Scheme for the creation, upgrading and supplementation of athletic infrastructure/ facilities for the development and promotion of Sports Tourism (DE MINIMIS)

Competent Body: Deputy Ministry of Tourism

Application Submission Deadline: Until Further Announcement



  • Creation of new or upgrade existing athletic facilities for the improvement of sports tourism.
  • The plan aims for the attraction of foreign athletes/ teams for preparation.
  • Development of athletic tourism and specifically of the winter season between November and May.
  • Emphasis is given to sports that take place in open space such as football, swimming, triathlon, cycling, athletics etc.
  • Priority is given in places close to the sea.



  • Non-governmental organisations
  • Hotels
  • Associations


Eligible costs

  • Building and other work related to the creation of the sports area to be used by athletes,
  • Purchasing technological/ technical and other equipment.
  • Purchasing services for landscaping of external spaces.
  • Infrastructure maintenance.

Sponsorship Amount

  • Sponsorship: 40% of the total cost.
  • Maximum amount: €100,000.
  • The total amount of de minimis aid granted to a single undertaking shall not exceed €200.000 over any period of three (3) fiscal years.