European Regional Development Fund 2014-20 – Calls for Proposals launched

From European Programmes Management Unit: Calls have been launched in London for ERDF funding for:   Promoting Innovation & Research (£9.8 million ERDF) Enhancing access to, and use and quality of, Information and Communications Technology £900,000 ERDF) Supporting the shift towards a low carbon economy in all sectors (£12.9 million ERDF)   The Call specifications, [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]

Skills Funding Agency Launches ESF tendering round

Please see message below from the Greater London Authority London 2014-2020 ESF Programme – Update Skills Funding Agency Launches ESF tendering round Today, the SFA has launched its first ESF 2014-20 tendering round in London covering a number of strands under the ESF Youth Programme. The London Enterprise Panel (LEP) has designed a comprehensive package [Read more]

London launches Call 3 of ERDF Programme

From the London Enterprise Panel The UK Government has given the green light to launch a third Call for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Following the closure of Call 2 in London at the end of October 2015, the London European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Committee is launching three Calls under three Priority [Read more]

Access Europe Network: Erasmus + programme seminar

The Erasmus+ programme offers the opportunity for over four million people to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad. Aimed at boosting skills and employability, and modernising education, training and youth work, and with a budget of €14.7 billion, the programme supports: Education and youth mobility projects giving individuals the chance to spend time [Read more]

Access Europe Network: Rights, Equality & Citizenship Programme

The European Commission will shortly publish the last calls for proposals for the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme in 2015. There are still several opportunities for organisations to apply for funding in the areas of antidiscrimination, protection of rights and combating violence against women and children. Some €20 million is available for projects that address [Read more]

ESF partnership opportunities

Updated 22 July 2015 Please see below for a list of current partnership opportunities relating to the ESF programme in London. QED Foundation Expression of Interest (added 22 July 2015) Building Better Opportunities: BAME Women (North and East London) QED Foundation is looking for partners for the BAME Women (North and East London) BBO programme. [Read more]

ESF Roadshows (materials & useful docs available)

  UPDATED ON 29 MAY 2015 As part of LVSC’s Getting London Ready programme, we ran sub-regional roadshows throughout May 2015 to provide information about ESF in London and Big Lottery’s Building Better Opportunities programme, and provide a chance to network. Presentations from the roadshows are available below: Presentation used at all roadshows GLA presentation on [Read more]

SFA Register of Training Organisations will close for application Friday the 23rd Janaury

SFA Register of Training Organisations will close for application Friday the 23rd Janaury • LINK: SFA register of training organisations . The Register is the SFA’s market-entry point for organisations intending to deliver education and vocations skills training services. In order to gain entry on to the Register, organisations must pass the Due Diligence Assurance [Read more]