European Structural and Investment Fund calls

ESIF funding calls

North East Employment Support for Young People 18- 29 (OC25S17P0608). £3m European Social Fund (ESF). (Northumberland, Tyne and Wear area only)

Applications are currently sought to provide support to increase employment for young people aged 18-29 in the Northumberland, Tyne and Wear area only.

Further information on this call can be found here.

The closing date for this call is 25 September 2017.

 

North East Specialist Support for Unemployed/Inactive (OC25S17P0599). £6m European Social Fund (ESF)

Applications are currently sought to run a project which supports unemployed and inactive residents with health conditions, with an additional focus on those aged 50+.

Further information on this call can be found here.

The closing date for this call is 23 October 2017.

 

 


Digital Skills North East (OC25S17P0809).   £20m European Social Fund (ESF)

Applications are currently sought to run a project to address the digital skills challenges and opportunities. This includes supporting the development of Digital Skills for Digital Jobs and also activity to support wider digital skills development across industries.

Further information on this call can be found here.

The closing date for this call is 23 October 2017.

 

North East Ambition Pilot – Strategic Framework (OC25S17P0808). £3m European Social Fund (ESF)

Applications are currently sought to run a project that brings together educators, businesses and local communities to transform the education system. Applications must align with the linked 2.1 NE Ambition Pilot Part 2: Tailored Training Call below. It is anticipated that only one proposal will be selected from this call to cover the whole of the North East LEP area.

Further information on this call can be found here.

The closing date for this call is 23 October 2017.

 

North East Ambition Pilot – Tailored Training (OC25S17P0807). £3m European Social Fund (ESF)

Applications are currently sought to run a project providing leadership, management and technical skills development for employees in education establishments. Applications must align with the linked 2.2 NE Ambition Pilot Strategic Framework Call above.

Further information on this call can be found here.

The closing date for this call is 23 October 2017.

 

Information event associated with the calls:

Tuesday, 5 September

9.00am – 12.00noon

Hilton, Newcastle Gateshead, NE8 2AR

The North East LEP is holding a free information event to give local partners more details on the focus of the newly opened calls, what areas they will address and how a potential application for funding should be approached.

Please note that places at the event will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Book your place here.


Local information events:

Northumberland area:

Northumberland County Council will be running an information event on Thursday, 17 August 2017. For further information and to book your place, click here.

Sunderland area:

Sunderland City Council is running two events:

Monday, 21 August 2017, 1.30pm

North Tyneside area:

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 1.30pm

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 1.30pm

 


Further information:

Download a presentation from the local information events including background detail and further guidance on submitting a response to the call.

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