The EU Connects project is a dedicated resource primarily for local authorities, the voluntary sector and Local Enterprise Partnerships, to improve access to and take up of EU funds in the East of England.
EU Connects provides hands on assistance for project development and applying for EU funding, whilst at the same time building capacity within the public and voluntary sectors to bid for further EU funding in the future. The service includes:
- Detailed information on specific programmes;
- One to one advice;
- Support from a secondee; and
- Help with building partnerships
Please note that we are not resourced to take on the writing of bids.
EU Connects is delivered by 2 Project Associates:
Michelle Armstrong - email@example.com or 07709 483445
Nick Burfield - firstname.lastname@example.org or 07799 415720
Associates can provide one to one support, or liaison with relevant officer groups, strategic bodies etc. as appropriate.
EU Connects is funded by Improvement East for from August 2011 to end of March 2014 and is managed by the East of England Local Government Association in partnership with Communities and Local Government and the East of England Brussels Office.