The London 2007-13 ESF programme has £370m available for projects focused on ‘extending employment opportunities’ and ‘developing a skilled and adaptable workforce’.
Although there is a real opportunity for London’s boroughs to access funding from this programme, the specifications that are advertised are now often very large and it can be difficult for boroughs to access ESF.
GLE provides intensive support to help boroughs take full advantage of the ESF funds available in London, including help to:
Borough officers can view and download detailed briefings on all ESF programmes by visiting the ESF Technical Assistance page of the London Councils European Service website. We also have a blog on ESF which provides the latest information on current provision, alerts to new funding opportunities and discussions on the future of EU Structural Funds from 2014 onwards.
Visit the London Councils European Service website at www.londoncouncils.glegroup.co.uk.
Visit the ‘ESF in London’ blog at http://esflondon.com.
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