Events

Welcome to the Events Page, where the heart of microfinance beats to the tune of innovation and collaboration. Dive into a lively mix of leading thinkers and the latest advancements shaping the future of social finance. Stay in the loop, get inspired, and stay connected as we explore this ever-changing landscape together.

Featured events and webinars Early Bird Registration Now Open for MFC 26th Annual Conference Embracing Diversity for Inclusive Finance 

Early Bird Registration Now Open for MFC 26th Annual Conference Embracing Diversity for Inclusive Finance 

May 14-15, 2024 

Register now at https://2024mfc.org/ for the upcoming MFC 26th Annual Conference Embracing Diversity for Inclusive Finance and take advantage of special rates.  Dates: May [...]

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Events and webinars Watch the Webinar: Funding opportunities with Horizon Europe for microfinance and social finance providers 

Watch the Webinar: Funding opportunities with Horizon Europe for microfinance and social finance providers 

16 November 2023

https://youtu.be/_9Us-ZOosPM Horizon Europe is the biggest research and innovation programme worldwide with an overall budget amounting to EUR 95.5 billion for the 2021-2027 [...]

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Events and webinars Watch Webinar: Unlocking the funding opportunities with Interreg Programme (for EU, accession and 18 neighbouring countries)

Watch Webinar: Unlocking the funding opportunities with Interreg Programme (for EU, accession and 18 neighbouring countries)

24 October 2023

https://youtu.be/exdaeLN64YI Interreg is a key granting instrument playing a major role in promoting regional development, cohesion, and reducing economic disparities across [...]

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Archive Watch SIFTA Webinar: ESG as a new reporting standard (continuation)

Watch SIFTA Webinar: ESG as a new reporting standard (continuation)

12 October 2023

https://youtu.be/xt4OsmGZJKA After the webinar “All you need to know about ESG as a new reporting standard” on June 29 2023, where tools and approaches on ESG [...]

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Events and webinars Watch SIFTA Webinar: Digital Marketing

Watch SIFTA Webinar: Digital Marketing

3 October 2023

https://youtu.be/7AYavOJqtRs Join our webinar as we demystify the world of digital transformation and its critical role in shaping the future of businesses. Discover how fostering [...]

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Archive Watch SIFTA Webinar: All you need to know about ESG as a new reporting standard

Watch SIFTA Webinar: All you need to know about ESG as a new reporting standard

29 June 2023

https://youtu.be/7hGKw7XG_u0?si=yn70wLhKOqamxTpF Many microfinance providers are already well experienced and equipped to talk about social performance management, monitoring and [...]

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Archive Watch SIFTA Webinar: Leaders in Sustainable Agriculture

Watch SIFTA Webinar: Leaders in Sustainable Agriculture

21 June 2023

https://youtu.be/34wFfwwFaeM The webinar targets microfinance providers which finance the smallholder farmers and support rural communities. We will discuss approaches and [...]

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Archive Watch SIFTA Webinar: MFI good practice in financing social economy: TISE, Poland and AFIN, Romania

Watch SIFTA Webinar: MFI good practice in financing social economy: TISE, Poland and AFIN, Romania

7 June 2023

https://youtu.be/MKVGoEeLFTs?si=4XtjCFDpiXtkwL_7 The social enterprises cover a variety of businesses, organizations, and different legal entities. They represent a successful [...]

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Archive Watch SIFTA Webinar: Financial planning, modelling and stress test

Watch SIFTA Webinar: Financial planning, modelling and stress test

30 May 2023

This is another opportunity to advance knowledge of risk management for microfinance providers. In this webinar you will learn about financial planning, modelling, and different [...]

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EU Microfinance Join the webinar – Microfinance in Europe: key results from the EMN-MFC Survey Report    

Join the webinar – Microfinance in Europe: key results from the EMN-MFC Survey Report   

23 Februar 2023

The MFC and EMN are pleased to invite you to a joint webinar on February 23 at 11:00 (CET), to explore together the key findings from the 10th edition of their core [...]

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EU Microfinance Join the SIFTA webinar: Sustainable Development Goals – measuring and reporting the progress    

Join the SIFTA webinar: Sustainable Development Goals – measuring and reporting the progress   

15 December 2022

Introduction Microfinance and social economy finance providers (“MF/SE providers”) in Europe can contribute significantly to the social, economic and environmental impact [...]

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Events and webinars Join MFC Webinar: Decoding Pact for Skills for MFIs 

Join MFC Webinar: Decoding Pact for Skills for MFIs 

20 October 2022

INTRODUCTION Learn about opportunities for upskilling and reskilling of staff in MFIs. Digital literacy and other key skills of today’s workforce are in focus of EU to be [...]

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EU Microfinance Join the SIFTA Webinar:  Building the visibility of the Social Finance sector – #EMD2022, Erste Group Campaign case study

Join the SIFTA Webinar: Building the visibility of the Social Finance sector – #EMD2022, Erste Group Campaign case study

13 October 2022

IntroductionSocial Finance is an important tool for addressing finance gaps for inclusive entrepreneurship. MFC network members: MFIs, Social Investors, Ethical/Social Banks, [...]

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EU Microfinance Join the Microfinance Centre Webinar: Capacity building for microfinance sector – call for consultants

Join the Microfinance Centre Webinar: Capacity building for microfinance sector – call for consultants

12 October 2022

IntroductionAre you an expert in microfinance? Have you been providing or you are considering providing capacity building services to microfinance institutions in Europe? Join our [...]

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Events and webinars Explore Funding Opportunities – Erasmus Plus for MFIs Webinar Series

Explore Funding Opportunities – Erasmus Plus for MFIs Webinar Series

21 and 27 September 2022

INTRODUCTION Surprisingly to many, Erasmus+ project might be a great opportunity for Microfinance Institutions, to finance practical training or exchange of experience for their [...]

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EU Microfinance Digital Era: A fresh perspective on change 

Digital Era: A fresh perspective on change 

7 September 2022

INTRODUCTION What does it need to become a digital leader in the microfinance space? Apart from introducing the technical infrastructure and effective processes and operations, [...]

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EU Microfinance Join the Microfinance Centre Webinar: Exploring Social Economy Action Plan  

Join the Microfinance Centre Webinar: Exploring Social Economy Action Plan  

5 September 2022

IntroductionAdoption of the Social Economy Action Plan (SEAP) by the European Commission in December 2021 can be seen as a herald of changes in thinking about the economy. In [...]

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EU Microfinance Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar: Capital for microfinance growth: which social, environmental and governance criteria are important for social investors?    

Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar: Capital for microfinance growth: which social, environmental and governance criteria are important for social investors?  

27 June 2022

Introduction The purpose of the webinar is to acquaint the EU microfinance practitioners with new ESG (“Environmental, Social, Governance”) – related regulations and [...]

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EU Microfinance Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar: Digital identity and opportunities for MFIs.   

Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar: Digital identity and opportunities for MFIs.  

23 June 2022

Introduction Pandemic boosted development of digital services in finance ecosystem. MCPs try to keep up with the growing offer of commercial banks but they don’t have as much [...]

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EU Microfinance Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar:  InvestEU – Boosting Social Investment in the EU.  

Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar: InvestEU – Boosting Social Investment in the EU.  

22 June 2022

Introduction EU microfinance institutions need constant updating with regards to the EU funding available for microfinance. As InvestEU is a new EU investment programme, necessary [...]

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