Lancashire EU Funding Event - 9th August 2017

Thu, 03/08/2017 - Thu, 10/08/2017

Network for Europe/SELNET EUii Funding Event in Lancashire 9th August 2017 Preston


Date:              9th August 2017

Time:              2.00 pm - 3.30 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 ESFii and ERDFii, 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 Sectorii.

  • Projects

Existing projects, including the Lottery supported BBOii.

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.