The Marches region was allocated approximately £95 million EU funding for the budget period 2014-2020 to support investment in research and innovation, SME competitiveness, the creation of a low carbon economy and employment, skills and social inclusion.
The Marches LEP benefitted from the following European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF):
Information on Marches projects funded under the ESIF programmes may be found within the Project Update December 2019.
The ESIF committee was appointed to oversee the programme and prioritise investments. It includes representatives from the business, education and skills, rural and voluntary and community sectors, the three local authorities and a representative from the LEP.
The European Social Fund (ESF) works to help people improve their lives by learning new skills and finding better jobs, whilst promoting social inclusion. If you’re a businesses looking to access workforce training, visit the Marches Work & Training Tool here.
The Marches LEP area has been allocated around £42m from the ESF for 2014-2020 and has developed a range of priorities to put the money to best use.
Those priorities – drawn up in line with national guidelines – are:
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