APRIL-JUNE DATES NOW AVAILABLE: LEEDS, LONDON (2 dates), EXETER, LEICESTER.
The latest round of the popular CulturEuro seminars will focus on the new EU funding programmes from 2014 and will provide the latest information on these and guidance as to what you need to do to start preparing for the first calls which are expected in late 2013 or early 2014. The seminars will cover:
- The new Creative Europe programme;
- The new Erasmus for All programme (covering all aspects of education, training, youth & sport);
- Likely new programmes for the environment, citizenship, tourism, and research;
- Likely new programmes supporting projects involving countries outside Europe;
- Likely “European Years of…”;
- European Capitals of Culture 2014-2019;
- The new Structural Funds;
- The new Interreg programme.
The seminars will also give you the latest information on the final deadline for the current EU Culture programme – the May 2013 deadline for strand 1.3.5 which supports projects with 3 European partners plus one in either Australia or Canada.
Previous delegates have said:
- ‘This course de-mystified the process and language of EU and opened up new funding possibilities!’;
- “Thank you for making a lot of information digestible in a lively way”;
- “An excellent overview/introduction to European funding maze”.
The standard rate for the seminar is £80. However, the cost can be as low as £35 as there are several discounts available:
- There is a £20 early bird discount if you pay before 19 April for Leeds and London (30 April) and before 17 May for London (4 June), Exeter and Leicester;
- Connexus members receive a further £25 discount – Connexus members have been e emailed a discount code to receive this discount when booking – see below for details of the range of Connexus membership benefits.
All seminars start at 1.30pm, and end at 4.30pm, with registration and tea & coffee from 1.00pm. The new dates and venues are as follows:
- 29 April – Leeds
- 30 April – London
- 4 June – London
- 5 June – Exeter
- 6 June – Leicester
To book a place, select the date from the list in the right hand column. Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.
These seminars will be led by Geoffrey Brown, the UK’s leading expert in EU funding for the arts and culture sector. Geoffrey is Director of Euclid International which ran the UK Cultural Contact Point (CCP) for 11 years (1999-2009). Geoffrey has led dozens of EU funding seminars in the UK and in a number of countries across Europe. He also provides individual advice and support to EU funding applications and EU funded projects.
Connexus membership offers an online opportunity to share international news and information – you can share news of your activities and events – and let the world know that, for example, you are looking for partners or people to work with, or that you’ve just published information or a report relevant to thosewho are also interested in international news, developments and resources. Specific member benefits include:
- access to all posts from Euclid and members – news, events, funding, opportunities, jobs, resources, research
- the opportunity to submit your own posts
- a weekly Digest of posts and events added in the previous week
- access to ConDos (Connexus Documents) of ConFas (Connexus Facts) to view or download – recent ConDos have covered the dire situation of the arts in Hungary, opportunities from crowdfunding, a directory of EU funded projects from strand 1.3.5 of the Culture programme, an analysis of the mismatch in the regional priorities of the UK Heritage Lottery Fund, and the recent World Cities Culture report
- access to ConGas (Connexus Gatherings) – free or discounted access to events
- the opportunity to participate in Connexus forums
Visit www.culture.info to subscribe to Connexus – annual membership is just £18