Workshop “Making crowdfunding more accessible to creative professionals and cultural organisations: overcoming fragmentation at national and EU level” (participation Collab)

This workshop takes place in the context of a project carried out by IDEA Consult in partnership with
the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) and Ecorys on behalf of the European Commission, Directorate-General
for Education and Culture (DG EAC).
The objective of this project is to “kick-start” the Cultural and Creative Sectors’ Crowdfunding (CCS Crowdfunding)

The Action Plan and this Workshop. This workshop is the first step in our ambition to present a validated Action Plan towards the European commission to further improve the integrating of crowdfunding
in CCS financing:
• As a result of the study carried out in the context of this project, a number of ke y a r e a s w er e i de n ti f ie d
th a t n e e d a c ti on to further support the development of a stronger CCS Crowdfunding Community. We
refer to the attached ppt for a summary and our suggested areas for action.
• The upcoming expert workshop is organised to c om e to a dr a f t of Ac ti on Pl a n. These actions can
target support organisations, such as for instance the European Commission and/or European Member
States and regions, but also the CCS and crowdfunding platforms sector.
• The result of the workshop – the draft Action Plan – will then be put online for a c r ow d-ba s e d
c on s u l ta ti on on D IS CUT O (see further).
• At the end of the consultation, our team will integrate the conclusions of the crowdsourcing exercise as to finalise the Ac ti on Pl a n and submit it to th e European Commission. ecn-logologo