EU FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES for DISABILITY NGOs

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EU FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
for DISABILITY NGOs
Mark Delmartino, MDM Consultancy bvba
“Gate to Europe”
Project Development Workshop
Budapest, 19 – 20 February 2009
PROGRAMME
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OVERALL FEATURES OF EU FUNDING
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EU FUNDING PROGRAMMES
– LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME
– DAPHNE PROGRAMME
– EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND
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RELEVANT WEBSITES
EU FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
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Most of the EU funding is paid via the national
or regional authorities of the EU member states.
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Some of the EU funding is paid by the European
Commission directly to the beneficiaries like
universities, NGOs, businesses, interest groups.
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Some of the EU funding goes to beneficiaries
outside the European Union, either directly or in
partnership with an EU-based organisation.
TENDERS & GRANTS
CALL FOR TENDERS
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
EC sets specific terms of
reference
Applicants’ proposals are
strictly in line with ToR
EC sets general objectives &
priorities
Proposal reflects own ideas of
applicants in line with O&P
Only the best offer is
selected
Bidders are consortia of
(mainly) for-profit entities
Various offers are selected up
to set amount
Bidders are partnerships of
(mainly) non-profit entities
Budget allows profit without
co-financing
Budget allows no profit, but
requires co-financing
FEATURES OF EU PROJECTS
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EU OBJECTIVES AND PRIORITIES
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NEEDS ANALYSIS AND RELEVANCE
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RESULTS ORIENTED PROJECTS
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FOCUS ON NEW APPROACHES
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MULTI STAKEHOLDER PARTNERSHIP
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IMPACT AND SUSTAINABILITY
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ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLIANCE
LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME
Managed by DG Education & Culture
 Budget: nearly €7 billion (2007-2013)
 LLP integrates various educational and training
initiatives:
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Comenius for schools
Erasmus for higher education
Grundtvig for adult education
Leonardo da Vinci for vocational education and training
– Jean Monnet for teaching on European integration
LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME
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Relevant Lifelong Learning programmes:
– Leonardo da Vinci enables VET organisations to work with
European partners, exchange best practices, increase the
expertise of staff and respond to the teaching and learning
needs of people.
– Grundtvig focuses on the teaching and study needs of those in
adult education and alternative education streams, as well as the
institutions and organisations delivering these services.
– Comenius focuses on the development of school education
systems, in particular the education and training of teachers,
language learning, ICT, maths, science and technology, etc…
DAPHNE PROGRAMME
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Managed by DG Justice and Home Affairs
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Budget: € 109 Mn (2007-2013)
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Objective: to contribute to the protection of children,
young people and women against all forms of violence
by facilitating trans-national and multisectoral action;
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Violence is understood in a wide sense, from sexual
abuse to domestic violence, from commercial
exploitation to bullying in schools, from trafficking to
discrimination-based violence against people with
disabilities, minorities, migrants or other vulnerable
people.
DAPHNE PROGRAMME
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Priorities for 2007:
– Treatment programmes for perpetrators of violence
against children, young people and women;
– National legislation in Europe relating to violence;
– Targeted awareness raising, education and info;
– Studies, mapping and research;
– Indicators and related data collection;
– Extraction of policy issues from work achieved by
Daphne-funded projects;
– Exchange, adaptation and use of existing good
practices.
EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND
Managed by DG Employment & Social Affairs
 Budget: over € 76 billion (2007-2013)
 2 Objectives:
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– Convergence: help the least-developed Member
States and regions catch up with the EU average by
improving the conditions for growth and employment;
– Regional competitiveness and employment:
anticipate economic and social changes, promote
innovation and entrepreneurship, and develop
inclusive labour markets in the rest of the EU.
EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND
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Priorities for ESF:
– Adaptability of workers and enterprises;
– Access to employment, prevention of
unemployment and support to active ageing;
– Social inclusion of disadvantaged people;
– Enhanced human capital through the reform
of education and training systems;
– Promotion of good governance and the
involvement of social partners.
WEBSITES
EU portal
 http://europa.eu/index_en.htm
 http://ec.europa.eu/index_en.htm
 http://ec.europa.eu/policies/index_en.htm
EU grants and tenders
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http://ec.europa.eu/grants/index_en.htm#
http://ec.europa.eu/employment_social/emplweb/tender
s/index_en.cfm
http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/work/funding/index_en.ht
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WEBSITES
Lifelong learning programme
 http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-programme/doc78_en.htm
 http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-programme/doc82_en.htm
 http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-programme/doc84_en.htm
 http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-programme/doc86_en.htm
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/education_culture/calls/index_en.html
 http://ec.europa.eu/education/llp/doc848_en.htm
Daphne
 http://ec.europa.eu/justice_home/funding/daphne3/funding_daphne3_en.ht
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European Social Fund
 http://ec.europa.eu/employment_social/esf/index_en.htm
 http://ec.europa.eu/employment_social/esf/discover/participate_en.htm#me
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