European Funding Opportunities

EUROPEAN STRUCTURAL AND INVESTMENT FUNDS

Tees Valley has received an allocation of £197m of European Structural and Investment Funds for the programming period 2014-20.

  • £111.4m ERDF
  • £84.5m ESF & YEI (Youth Employment Initiative)
  • £1.1m EAFRD

The Tees Valley European Structural and Investment Funds Strategy sets out the key priorities for the investment of the European Funds. It is available to download here.

 

TEES VALLEY ERDF CALLS ARE NOW CLOSED

 

TEES VALLEY ESF CALLS ARE STILL OPEN – DEADLINE MONDAY 4 NOVEMBER 2019

Two Tees Valley ESF calls are live to support access to employment and lifelong learning in Tees Valley.

The closing date for both calls is Monday 4 November 2019. Full specifications can be accessed via the gov.uk website, click here and here.

This is a one stage application process with Full Applications to be submitted via EClaims.  If you do not already have access to the system please request access by emailing E.CLAIMSUPPORT@dwp.gov.uk as early as possible.

Investment Priority 1.1 – Access to employment for job seekers and inactive people

Call to run a project to support access to employment for job seekers and inactive people, including the long term unemployed and people far from the labour market, also through local employment initiatives and support for labour mobility.

£4.76m of ESF funding is available. Open Call applicants are required to bring forward their own match funding of 40%.

Investment Priority 2.1 – Enhancing equal access to lifelong learning for all age groups

Call to run a project to support enhancing equal access to lifelong learning for all age groups in formal, non-formal and informal settings, upgrading the knowledge, skills and competences of the workforce, and promoting flexible learning pathways including through career guidance and validation of acquired competences. £9.75m of ESF funding is available. Open Call applicants are required to bring forward their own match funding of 40%.

A number of Information Events took place during August and September to inform partners of the opportunities available.

The presentation for investment priority 1.1 is available here

The presentation for investment priority 2.1 is available here

If you have any questions or require any further support please email Sue Donnelly.