EU Funding Application Training (Europe for Citizens): Dublin - 17 January 2018

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
17 Jan 2018 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
The Wheel, 48 Fleet Street (entrance on Parliament Row), Dublin 2
Price details: 
This is a free event for nonprofits – but closed to those serious about making an application to Europe for Citizens in 2018.
EU FundingAppTrainingDublin17Jan2018
This workshop is geared towards those interested in making an application under the Europe for Citizens programme in time for the 1 March 2018 deadline – Civil Society Projects.
The call will open in early January with an application deadline of 1 March. 

This event is open to all nonprofits. Book your place here.

Course details: 

The workshop will address the following topics to enlighten attendees of the special requirements of applying for EU funding:

  • Do’s and Don’ts of EU proposal writing
  • Programme objectives and priorities of the Europe for Citizens programme
  • The evaluation and selection process
  • Feedback on draft project ideas 
  • Working through the application form questions

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the day, workshop attendees will have:

  • Explored previous experiences of funding
  • Familiarised themselves with the application process for Europe for Citizens
  • Using draft concepts, organised their thoughts to answer the form’s main questions
  • Increased their capacity to make a winning proposal.

Facilitator: Deirdre Finlay, The Wheel

Deirdre Finlay Finlay joined The Wheel in August 2015 as its dedicated European Programmes Coordinator.

Deirdre Finlay

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.  

With over 13 years' international work experience spanning the public, private and voluntary sectors, Dee holds particular specialisms in institutional funding and public engagement. 

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

Who Should Attend: 

Statutory Fundraisers, Programme Funding Managers, Institutional Fundraisers, Senior Fundraisers. Preferably those with some previous experience of institutional fundraising.

How to Register: 

Registration for those already pre-booked will start on the day from 9:15am and the event begins at 9:30am.

This event is open to all nonprofits. Book your place here.

Course contact details

01 454 8727