Lancashire EU Funding Event - 20th July 2017

Fri, 01/04/2016 - Sun, 07/10/2018

Network for Europe/SELNET EUi Funding Event in Lancashire 20th July 2017 Preston


Date:              20th July 2017

Time:              1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

Venue:           Selnet, Preston Technology Centre, Marsh Lane, Preston, PR18UQ


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Who should attend: Anyone delivering or considering applying for European Funding. 


This event will provide a comprehensive update on ESFi and ERDFi, together with an opportunity for questions and discussion, Including:


  • European money for Lancashire - what’s happening?

Despite Brexit, Britain has guaranteed local European Funds (ESF and ERDF) until 2022. Find out what is happening here in Lancashire, and how it affects the Third Sectori.

  • Projects

Existing projects, including the Lottery supported BBOi.

Live calls - the three ERDF calls.

Possible future calls.

  • Changes in Current Programmes

Proposed changes to the ESF and ERDF Programmes, the restructuring of ESF staff, latest on outputs and results

  • Evaluation

Measuring what is being delivered.

The new ERDF Summative Assessments for each project, and the guidance to be issued. Counterfactuals!

  • Simplification

Delivery is most important, not collecting receipts.

How Europe’s focus on simplification and cutting bureaucracy can benefit our projects.

  • What's Next

What will be available to support Inclusion projects once the current ESF funding is complete? Get an update on the latest discussion, and find out how to stay involved. Learn more about the VCSE Brexit Project in The North.