7 Sep 2017
A competition has been launched to recognise the success of individuals whose lives have been transformed thanks to EU funding in Wales.
Celebrating 60 years of the European Social Fund
For European Social Fund projects only, nominations will be
shortlisted in the following categories:
Category 1: Best individual achievement (aged
Category 2: Best individual achievement (aged
The Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) would like to hear
about the success stories of individuals who have seized
opportunities presented by the European Social Fund, going above
and beyond to develop new skills, secure a job or find a new career
For all projects (ESF and ERDF)
Category 3: Best application of cross cutting
themes into an EU project
WEFO welcome applications that have successfully embedded the
cross-cutting themes: sustainable development, equality and/ or
gender mainstreaming and tackling poverty into their
For example, if your project has introduced activity which
enhances the natural environment or applied measures which support
a workplace in which everyone has the opportunity to succeed, we
would like to hear from you.
How to apply
To take part, sponsors should complete an application form and
send to: WEFO-Communications@gov.wales
information and to downloand the application form, click here.
It is possible to nominate more than one person per
Closing date for entries is 20 October
Winners will be announced by the Finance Secretary, Mark
Drakeford, at the EU Funds Information Event on 30 November.