EU Funding Opportunities Information Seminar & Networking Event
17 Oct 2019

EU Funding Opportunities Information Seminar & Networking Event

EU Funding Opportunities Information Seminar

17 Oct 2019

EU Funding Opportunities Information Seminar & Networking Event

Focus on European Solidarity Corps (ECS) new strand: European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps

Who should attend?

All private-sector companies, non-profit organisations, public bodies and local authorities/municipalities who wish to learn more about EU funding opportunities

Date Tuesday 12th November 6.00pm-9.00pm

Location VC, 8 New Cabra Road, Dublin 7

Agenda

Please click here for full agenda

Opening address and introductions

Shane Halpin, CEO of Viatores Christi, current lead applicant and co-applicant in two EU AVI consortiums will deliver the opening address and introductions

Seminar

Oonagh Aitken former CEO of Volunteering Matters (the leading UK volunteering charity engaging more than 20,000 volunteers each year) and  current President of the international network Volonteurope  and board member of Solidar, the European Civic Forum and European Lifelong Learning Platform will lead a comprehensive seminar aimed at providing key information on access to EU funding sources, particularly the European Solidarity Corps (ECS) new strand: European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps and the application processes involved for private-sector companies, non-profit organisations, public bodies and local authorities/municipalities.

Suzanne Kavanagh, Senior Client Services Officer, Léargas, Ireland will also speak about the European Solidarity Corps and incorporation of EU Aid Volunteering 

Learn: 

  • about the European Solidarity Corps (ECS) inclusion of a new strand in the form of a new European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps will allow people to volunteer outside Europe and work on a diverse range of projects 

  • more about different EU-funding Programmes

Practical:

  • summary on how to develop pilot projects?

  • brief overview of the application process

  • how to access support and assistance resources for your organisation

  • examples of current local projects in receipt of EU funding

Networking:

  • Meet with representatives of local organisations currently involved in EU Aid Volunteering Initiative and Humanitarian Aid projects

Open Q&A Session:

If you are interested in more information then contact Colette Rooney on apply@viatoreschristi.com or +353 (0) 1 8689986

Refreshments provided.  This is a free event.

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