EDUCATION – PROFESSIONAL TRAINING – SOCIAL INCLUSION
LOCAL DEVELOPMENT/EMPLOYMENT – CULTURE – YOUTH
INSTITUTIONS >> NON-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS & PRIVATE SECTOR COMPANIES
2014-2020: A NEW GENERATION OF EUROPEAN FUNDING PROGRAMMES
CONSULTANT - TRAINER
How a company of artists make musical instruments from recycled materials, and use them to create music, alongside local residents. France –Italy – Belgium
How to facilitate techniques & experience sharing between European craftwork professionals and promote business opportunities. France – Spain – Italy : see craftnetwork.fr
How to assess the social impact of participative creative arts projects on different social groups and regions. France – UK – Croatia – Belgium – Italy : Visit the socialartsculture website here
Taking inspiration from economic and participatory governance models in Europe to develop sustainable social economic activity.
UK – Belgium –Sweden. Visit the CLAIE website here
Helping organise a series of meetings between representatives of the European cultural
sector, from London, Brussels, Zagreb, and Cetona in Italy.
The project involved working in close collaboration with cultural agency Iddac, the Gironde General Council, and non-profit organisations "N'a qu'un oiel" and "L'Atelier de Mécanique Générale Contemporaine".
I was also asked to speak at a symposium on "Cultural rights and participative artistic projects – transnational coordination".
FOUR MAIN SKILL SETS
What programme best suits your organisation? What funds to apply for?
I help you ask the right questions when preparing a funding application. European projects can exert genuine leverage on your organisation.
I can help you :
Mobilise your internal resources.
Form alliances to spur innovation.
Understand procedures, deadlines, contact networks, etc.
Set medium and long-term strategies & milestones, and measure your local impact.
Advising you how to write funding applications or subsidy requests - either on a one-to-one basis or in groups (training sessions) – all the way through to application submission.
Helping you identify/seek European partners and build contact networks. Assisting in writing the application to ensure it includes key words, such as: "European value added", assessment, capitalisation and results dissemination.
Budget building advice (eligible expenses, co-financing initiatives, etc.).
Helping you deploy European cooperation projects.
Organising "kick-off" meetings to present the programme framework and review programme rules.
Hosting European seminars. Introducing project assessment methodology. Organising events to enhance project value.
Optimising innovative projects and scaling up projects results.
Instant access to my network of European contacts, covering a host of organisations from the cultural, social entrepreneurship and creative economy sectors.
A portfolio of contact details stemming from 14 years of European cooperation.
Experience working in all European Union member states and related countries.
Specific partnerships with the following EU countries, including: UK, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Croatia, Portugal and Poland