New ESF bidding round announced

July 25, 2018
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A new European Social Fund bidding round is due to be announced which will make around £15m ESF funding available to invest in employment and skills and social inclusion in the Marches LEP area.
Tenders are due to be launched over the summer for applications to support projects in three areas:

  • The sustainable integration of young people into the labour market, supporting young people into education, employment and training (Investment Priority 1.2)
  • Management of a Community Grant scheme to support social inclusion towards employment (Investment Priority 1.4)
  • Enhancing equal access to lifelong learning, developing the skills of existing and potential employees and redundancy support (Investment Priority 2.1)

Further details about the tenders and stakeholder events will be published when they become available over the summer.
Projects will be co-financed by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.
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