No matter if you are managing a NGO, an Institution or a SME: if you have new ideas, probably you need to finance its development.
Feasibility studies, prototypes, implementation phase… each step has its own specific costs, and big ideas, often, have several costs.
If you are searching support to identify funding possibilities, apply to obtain grants or interact with foundations, Beacon is able to help you.
Beacon Fundrasing Unit, or BFU, is specialized in EU funding (both direct and indirect), social impact investing and relationship with foundations.
BFU mainly works with profit-no profit consortia, start-ups and university spin-off, in order to provide high innovation impact to every project.
Beacon’s Fundraising Unit is specialized in EU grants and call for proposals, for Third Sector organizations (Institutions, Governmental and International Organizations, NGOs and Charities), Research Centers and SMEs.
The EU provides funding for a broad range of projects and programmes covering areas such as:
regional & urban development
employment & social inclusion
agriculture & rural development
maritime & fisheries policies
research & innovation
BFU is mainly specialized in the following sectors:
BURST is the software developed and used by the BFU to assess if an organization (both profit or no-profit) has possibilities to be funded.
It is a rating software that provide score on five different elements:
project management capability
proposed aims and goals
relevance of the action / service / product
Analyzing these elements before the application for a call for proposal, will become possible to rapidly intervene to improve the starting condition and strengthen the applicant or consortium capacities.
If you need support to organize your fundraising activity, if you want to understand if your idea could be eligible to be funded or if you would like to participate to a specific call for proposal, please contact us, using the link below
Funding is managed according to strict rules to ensure there is tight control over how funds are used and that the money is spent in a transparent, accountable manner.
BFU is able to not only provide the draw up of the project, but also to follow the entire project management.
Beacon also act as “builder” of consortium and partnerships. It could act as partner or associate – if needed and in line with its mission – and it could identify potential partner among its network or outside.
Building a consortium also means to define priorities, establish relations, define common objectives, criteria, duties… Beacon could act as a bonding agent to avoid conflicts and maximize the efforts.