Author Archives: Sara Stephens

About Sara Stephens

Sara was the European Social Fund (ESF) officer, responsible for supporting the delivery of 'Civil Society Active for ESF'.

EU funding round-up – September 2015

A round up of EU funding news in September Continue reading

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The European Social Fund – how charities can make the most of new opportunities

If you work to support social inclusion, you could be eligible for funding. Find out if you qualify, how much funding is available and how to get started. Continue reading

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Charities across England can apply for £630,000 from Big Lottery Fund to help the sector access EU funds

Voluntary organisations can apply to the Programme Development Fund now, and should get ready to apply to European Structural and Investment Funds programme. Continue reading

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LEPs and the future of EU funds

EU funding delivery is changing. For 2014-2020, LEPs will be key in determining how EU funds will be spent locally. Continue reading

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EU Open Days blog: ‘largest event in Europe devoted to regional and urban development’

Sara Stephens reviews the tenth EU Open Days event. Continue reading

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Future of EU funding: A major opportunity for the voluntary sector

NCVO's attention is now focused on influencing the next round of European funding to ensure that the sector receives the best possible deal. Continue reading

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Small Charity week – big funding opportunities

EU funding is a lot easier than you think, and can really promote innovation and a new way of working in the sector. Continue reading

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