EU Funding Information Session for Cultural Organisations: Galway, 7 June 2017

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
7 Jun 2017 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Galway 2020 Community Hub, Unit 15 The Cornstore, Middle Street, Galway, Ireland.
Price details: 
This is a free event for nonprofits. Registration is essential.
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This half-day information session will provide Irish organisations with an overview of Creative Europe, Europe for Citizens and Erasmus+, the EU’s culture, citizenship and youth programmes.
This is a free event and registration is a must. Book your place online here.
Course details: 

Co-organised by The Wheel, the Creative Europe Desk Ireland – Culture Office and Leargas, this event will provide information on the various EU funding strands available to cultural organisations.

An overview of each programme will be provided along with details of how to apply. Representatives from arts organisations who have benefited from EU funding will share their experiences of applying for and rolling out funded projects.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the day, attendees will have:

  • Familiarised themselves with the EACEA’s cultural programmes (Erasmus, Europe for Citizens and Culture) and funding opportunities available
  • Increased knowledge of the requirements in applying for EU funding
  • Learnt about specific areas under which calls will be open (e.g. youth arts, citizenship, remembrance, integration etc)
  • Become aware of the relevant National Contact Points in Ireland (e.g. Creative Europe Desk Ireland – Culture Office, The Wheel, Leargas)
  • Had an opportunity network with your peers.

Facilitator: Deirdre Finlay, The Wheel

Deirdre Finlay joined The Wheel in August 2015 as its dedicated European Deirdre FinlayProgrammes Coordinator. A lively facilitator, she provides advice and training to members on EU funding, with a particular focus on the Europe for Citizens Programme for which she is the National Contact Point in Ireland. She also contributes to business development objectives at The Wheel, supporting EU funding applications.

With over 12 years' international work experience spanning the public, private and voluntary sectors, Dee holds particular specialisms in institutional funding and public engagement. Before working at The Wheel she was Head of Programmes at VSO Ireland, an international development NGO.

This event is supported by:



Feedback from Previous EU Events:

"Excellent in terms of placing the context and in outlining the potential for future source funds. I think it really did empower the audience - it brought all the confusion to a halt and that's a good thing!" - B. Boland, Good Energies Alliance Ireland

About Europe for Citizens Programme

Europe for Citizens funding

Europe for Citizens Programme funds pan-European activities such as town twinning, town networks and civil society projects.

The Europe for Citizens information service is operated by The Wheel and can be accessed online at, through Twitter  and LinkedIn, or by contacting The Wheel at

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Who Should Attend: 
Attendees will preferably those from arts, youth or civil society organisations with some experience of funding and grant management.
CEOs, Programme Funding Managers, Fundraisers, Grant Managers.
How to Register: 
This is a free event for nonprofits. Registration is essential. 

Registration on the day from 9.45am and the event begins at 10.00am.

This is a free event and registration is a must. Book your place online here.

Course contact details

01 454 8727