fi-compass news

November 2019
15.11.2019
Survey on financial instruments under the European Social Fund (ESF): Final report is online
Published on 15 November 2019. The results of the fi-compass Survey on financial instruments under the European Social Fund (ESF ... Read the full story
September 2019
30.09.2019
The fi-compass MRA-IFISE project: creating social impact through ESIF financial instruments
IFISE is the short title of the ‘Innovative Financial Instruments in support of the Social Economy’, a fi-compass Multi-region assistance ( ... Read the full story
30.09.2019
Social innovation workshop held in Lisbon
Almost 100 participants took part in the fi-compass Thematic Workshop on social innovation and social entrepreneurship, which took ... Read the full story
July 2019
16.07.2019
Registrations open for the ESF thematic workshop on Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Lisbon, 10 September 2019
Registrations are now open for the ‘Thematic workshop on Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship’. The workshop, which is the next event of ... Read the full story
June 2019
06.06.2019
Extended deadline: 21 June 2019 - Survey on financial instruments under European Social Fund (ESF). Reflections at present and ideas for future
fi-compass, European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion together with the European ... Read the full story
April 2019
09.04.2019
ESF update – New survey planned for ESF practitioners
The ESF work stream of fi-compass features a number of new activities in 2019. To help develop future fi-compass actions, both in the short ... Read the full story
December 2018
11.12.2018
Advances with European Social Fund financial instruments
Three new fi-compass publications covering European Social Fund (ESF) topics are now available in our website’s library. These ... Read the full story
October 2018
02.10.2018
Supporting social investment: venture philanthropy perspectives
Opportunities exist for financial instruments to support social investment by working alongside venture philanthropy. This topic was ... Read the full story
02.10.2018
Showcasing financial instruments for the European Social Fund
Our advisory services for European Social Fund (ESF) stakeholders have already involved a number of events this year as well as the release ... Read the full story
December 2017
18.12.2017
Exploring the scope of European Social Fund financial instruments
October saw the fi-compass advisory services for European Social Fund (ESF) financial instruments focus on opportunities for ' ... Read the full story
June 2017
01.06.2017
European Social Fund financial instruments supporting self-employment and entrepreneurship
Vienna saw the first thematic fi-compass workshop on European Social Fund (ESF) financial instruments supporting self-employment ... Read the full story
April 2017
06.04.2017
New advisory services for European Social Fund financial instruments
The fi-compass European Social Fund (ESF) work stream has recently published new language versions of the handbook on using ESF ... Read the full story
March 2017
22.03.2017
Slovenian financial instrument offers integrated package of business support sources
Slovenia's experiences with a financial instrument that offered investment support from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and ... Read the full story
December 2016
21.12.2016
Outreach services from fi-compass: Social Platform and European Microfinance Network seminars
Outreach services from fi-compass include our experts participating at external events to present information about financial ... Read the full story
21.12.2016
Participant perspectives from the fi-compass ESF seminar in Rome
fi-compass organised a special advisory seminar for European Social Fund (ESF) managing authorities in Italy on 1 December 2016 ... Read the full story
November 2016
08.11.2016
Workshop on EU instruments for microfinance in Sofia, Bulgaria
The Bulgarian association of credit cooperatives and microfinance organisations (BACCOM) together with fi-compass is organising the ... Read the full story
October 2016
19.10.2016
EC annual summary of data reinforces the potential of financial instruments in implementing Cohesion Policy
By the end of 2015, a total of almost EUR 16.9 billion of 2007-2013 Operational Programme (OP) resources was paid to more than 1000 ... Read the full story
19.10.2016
Selection of bodies implementing financial instruments: fi-compass event series continues
A new round of knowledge sharing events is underway through fi-compass to help Member States and regions implement financial ... Read the full story
19.10.2016
New advisory services from fi-compass
The new 2016-2018 work programme has been launched by fi-compass. The new advisory services build on the achievements of the ... Read the full story
11.10.2016
Microfinance in action: a practitioner's perspective from France 
Helping Member States and their regions to advance with microfinance is an important part of fi-compass activity. This includes ... Read the full story