EU funding applications
Each new project requires a careful concept formulation and securing sources of funding. European Union funding programmes provide a wide range of funding opportunities for public sector organizations, however, if your funding application is to be successful, it must meet all the requirements of the strict administrative EU guidelines. A correctly written project funding application should reflect the actual needs of your local community.
We will write your funding applications, indicate available sources of funding, put together the necessary documentation, and, last but not least, conduct project feasibility research and analysis which is imperative and often decisive in the allocation of EU funds.
Conducting a project feasibility study is one of the methods for minimising project risk. Relevant research allows to determine the potential risk, necessary resources and risk countermeasures with regard to project implementation. The key analysis area concerns the financial aspects of the project and potential advantages resulting from its implementation.
Relying on our extensive interdisciplinary knowledge and experience in project evaluation and management we will conduct the necessary project feasibility study for your organization. We will identify your project’s weaknesses and propose optimal measures to counteract potential risks.
Project evaluation is a systematic and objective examination concerning the relevance and effectiveness of obtained results in terms of meeting the actual needs of a specified target group. The purpose of project evaluation is to raise the quality of future initiatives by identifying their weaknesses and implementing appropriate improvement measures. A correctly conducted evaluation should identify the strengths and weaknesses of the project, help implement project activities in accordance with the original project assumptions, enable the evaluation of the quality of the results and their more effective distribution, and take into consideration the stakeholders’ opinions regarding all project activities.
Our experts will design an evaluation process for your organization’s projects, analyze the results, provide recommendations and train your staff.
Efficient execution of project activities requires the support of information technology. IT tools are indispensable at every stage of project activity, from the preparatory stage of project application writing and submission, through task execution, to project evaluation and closure. With reliable IT tools it is easy to prepare your project application in the required and fault-free format, monitor task execution and accounting procedures, and distribute results.
Our experienced consultants will help you create a streamlined IT environment for the successful project management in your organization. We also offer our expertise with regard to IT tools selection and configuration and provide training to your staff to ensure flawless operation of the new IT tools throughout your organization.
Sometimes public sector organizations lack the human resources equipped with qualifications and experience necessary to guarantee successful project management. In such circumstances, they may turn to SMGC professionals who will act as project managers on their behalf, ensuring that projects are implemented correctly and thus minimize the risk of mistakes which inexperienced project managers might commit.
Our experts have prepared and implemented numerous projects across all public sector areas and possess undisputed well-documented qualifications as project managers. Having one of our experts acting as a project manager at your organization will let you avoid the necessity to employ new staff and also reduce risks with regard to management processes and achievement of objectives.
Project management needs not only a competent leader, but also a competent team, therefore it is imperative to prepare your future project staff for the challenges they are going to face and equip them with skills necessary for a successful project completion. Our project team training not only provides your staff with the indispensable skills and knowledge, but also facilitates team integration and communication.
SMGC team members have an extensive in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge and practical experience in the domain of project management. Our training sessions will prepare your staff for every project team function and are aided by cutting-edge IT tools and solutions.