London 2014-2020 ESF Programme – Update (Invitation to tender)

Skills Funding Agency launches NEW Invitation To Tender   Basic English Language for the Unemployed The SFA has launched a further round of procurement in London covering the ESOL strand of the ESF 2014-20 Programme. The programme aims to provide bespoke support and pre-entry ESOL training for the unemployed and those economically inactive and seeking [Read more]

Department for Work and Pensions Invitations To Tender – Deadline Extended

Employment Support for Troubled Families The DWP has extended the deadline for submitting applications for the Employment Support for Troubled Families programme. The new deadline for applications is 10 am, 15th July 2016. This programme forms a part of the London Enterprise Panel’s (LEP) comprehensive package of ESF employment support provision for unemployed or inactive [Read more]

Skills Funding Agency launches NEW Invitations To Tender

Modern Skills for Construction & Sector Skills The SFA has launched a further round of procurement in London covering the construction and sector skills strands of the ESF 2014-20 Programme. The programmes aim to support unemployed and economically inactive people into jobs created by growing and significant sectors in London by giving them the skills [Read more]

Skills Funding Agency launches NEW Invitation To Tender

London 2014-2020 ESF Programme – Update Gang Prevention Programme The SFA has launched a further round of procurement in London covering the gang prevention strand of the ESF 2014-20 Programme. The programme aims to deliver innovative provision focused on identified learners in Pupil Referral Units (PRUs)/Alternative Education Provision (AEPs), who are vulnerable to becoming involved [Read more]

Redbridge CVS: seeking EOIs for London Councils ESF Poverty Programme

Redbridge Council for Voluntary Service (RedbridgeCVS) will be submitting lead bids for the London Councils European Social Fund Poverty Programme launched on May 25th. We are looking for voluntary sector organisations to partner with us for these bids to deliver: Project 5: £938,847 Enfield, City of London, Hackney, Islington, Tower Hamlets, Camden Project 6: £983,871 [Read more]

London Councils launches the new Pan-London Poverty Programme

London Councils has just launched the London Councils European Social Fund programme for 2016-18. Funded by the London Councils Grants Committee and ESF, this round will provide funds to voluntary sector organisations only. The tender specifications have been designed following public consultation by London Councils grants committee and will provide £5.6m of funding for voluntary [Read more]

Networking for ESF 10th May 2016: A VCS Assist Event

About this event Aimed at those organisations interested in bidding for DWP SFA ESF programmes this half day event provided an opportunity for networking and discussion. Over the course of the morning we heard from the EPMU Unit at the GLA who gave a brief update on the ESF programme and from London Councils who [Read more]

London 2014-2020 ESF Programme – Update IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Department for Work and Pensions launches first ESF Tendering Round Today, the DWP launched its first ESF 2014-20 tendering round in London for employment provision for Older People 50+. This programme forms a part of the London Enterprise Panel’s (LEP) comprehensive package of ESF employment support provision for adults and will look to address a [Read more]

Next funding round of the GLA’s ‘FreeSport’ initiative about to launch

Looking to run a new activity this summer? Want to engage more participants at your local club? Funding is available! FreeSport in association with Coca-Cola Zero ParkLives is part of the Mayor of London’s sport legacy programme. It enables organisations and community groups of all shapes and sizes to apply for grants of between £400 [Read more]