Subsidy Scheme for upgrading projects regarding leisure centers


Programme Category

National Grant Schemes

Programme Name


Programme Description

In this section you can find information on all National Grant Schemes which are being published by the Deputy Ministry of Tourism.

Programme Details

Identifier Code

No. Proclamation 1-2021  


Subsidy Scheme for upgrading projects regarding leisure centers


The main Objective of the Plan is to encourage the improvement and upgrading of the existing approved dining and hygiene areas of the Restaurant / Tavern category Leisure Centers which operate in all areas of Cyprus and are proven to offer exclusively traditional Cypriot cuisine. Restaurants / Taverns that advertise or offer any kind of foreign cuisine will not be sponsored.

Detailed Call Description

Grant Scheme of part of the cost of the expenditure for:

  • Complete renovation of existing approved customer sanitary facilities
  • Replacement of cheap furniture (chairs and tables) in the approved indoor and outdoor dining areas. The new furniture should not be plastic and should be approved in advance by the Ministry of Tourism.
  • Renovation works in the licensed interior of the common dining room and specifically:
    • Floor replacement
    • Repairs / masonry investments / oil painting
    • Door window replacement / maintenance
    • Installation / replacement of curtains / roller blinds
    • Installation / replacement of heating / air conditioning appliances
    • Installation / replacement of luminaires
  • Purchase / replacement of isothermal wine cellar.

Applications can be submitted until Tuesday 31 August 2021.

Deadline for completion of proposed interventions in this call: Friday 29 October 2021

Call Total Budget


Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

For this call the amount of the grant amounts to 75% of the total cost of the eligible interventions before VAT.

Thematic Categories

  • Small-Medium Enterprises and Competitiveness
  • Tourism

Eligibility for Participation

  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Eligibility For Participation Notes

Please check the Greek version of the call.

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date


National Contact Point(s)

Deputy Ministry of Tourism 
Tel: +357 22 691 100