Funding for Community & Cultural Groups Workshop

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 9 Aug 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Sligo Library
Location: Event Centre

Event Description

Where:  The Glasshouse hotel, Sligo from 10am to 1.30pm on Thursday 9th August 2018

With: Europe for Citizens National Contact Point and European Programmes Officer at ‘The Wheel’, Ms. Emma Murtagh.

For: Local groups that carry out events fostering appreciation of culture and history, active citizenship, debate, volunteering, and inclusion, including town twinning committees, local festivals, historical and cultural groups, volunteering initiatives, etc.


This informative session will equip you with everything you need to know to make an application, including:

  • The background of the programme
  • Programme objectives and priorities
  • Project design
  • Partnership building
  • Application process
  • Practical tips and advice

There will also be a section on ‘Introduction to EU funding’. This will provides an overview of the funding opportunities available to the sector, along with an explanation of how EU funding works, the characteristics of EU funding, and formulating an EU development strategy for your organisation.

Note: you must be a legal entity and have a bank account to apply.

This event is free (light lunch provided) but registration is essential. Don’t miss out: book your place now!

  • Do you have any specific questions you would like answered? Why not send them to us ahead of the time! Email our trainer Emma Murtagh, at to ask your questions and she will address them during the session.
  • We are eager to accommodate volunteers or others for whom day-time training is an obstacle. With enough demand, we can organise a condensed version of the workshop later in the day or Emma can work with groups individually. Email Emma at the address above for one-to-one advice or if you would like to register interest in an evening info session.