Date: 20th July 2017
Time: 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm
Venue: Selnet, Preston Technology Centre, Marsh Lane, Preston, PR18UQ
Book Via Eventbrite: This event is now fully booked, due to popular demand we are planning a second event soon. Watch this space!
Who should attend: Anyone delivering or considering applying for European Funding.
This event will provide a comprehensive update on ESF and ERDF, 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 Sector.
Existing projects, including the Lottery supported BBO.
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
Measuring what is being delivered.
The new ERDF Summative Assessments for each project, and the guidance to be issued. Counterfactuals!
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. http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/vcse-brexit-project