Helping the VCS get ready to access the European Funding 2014-20 Programme – Post event page

Taking place on Wednesday 11 September at Nottinghamshire Deaf Society, this free event focused on providing funding advisors’ with the skills and knowledge to better support VCS organisations who have innovative projects to developing and contributing to the local economy and who may be eligible for ERDF funding or other European Funding streams. 

The session will prepare funding advisers to plan ahead for the next 2014-2020 ERDF programme of funding and be ready to support the VCS tap into these resources. Delegates at this sell-out event gained:

  • An understanding of the changes ahead and what the new programme of funding will look like;
  • An understanding of economic outcomes and the measurement of economic impact;
  • An overview of the key elements of delivering an ERDF project; and
  • An understanding of how can the VCS prepare for these opportunities.

Presentations and resources from the event are available to download below, alongside details of local VCS contacts for leads taking LEP/SIF engagement forward:



Local VCS contacts

Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham & Nottinghamshire

Rob Crowder

Rural Community Action Nottinghamshire

01623 727600

Leicester & Leicestershire

Simon Jenner

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire

0116 257 5009


Karen Parsons

Children’s Links

01507 528307


Jane Roemer / Jane Carr

Northants ACRE / Northampton Volunteering Centre

01604 765888 / 01604 637522 /