fi-compass news

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
10.10.2016
New factsheet on Personal Loans published by fi-compass
A new fi-compass advisory publication explains how financial instruments can support Member State objectives for inclusion and ... Read the full story
07.10.2016
Two EaSI TA Workshops during the 3rd European Microfinance Forum, 19-21 October 2016, Rome
The 3rd European Microfinance Forum (3rd EMF) will provide public institutions, private sector operators and non-profit organisations with ... Read the full story
01.10.2016
New fi-compass case studies available soon
A number of new case studies will soon be published by fi-compass. These include information and experiences from financial ... Read the full story