CLOSED Access to Employment: project call in Solent LEP area (OC29S15P0112)

Call to run a project providing Access to Employment in Solent LEP area


This call is to support activity which tackles barriers to labour market entry in a holistic way. It will link to and work in tandem with the activity being taken forward under the Southampton and Portsmouth City Deal agreement to provide a comprehensive programme of support across the entire Solent LEP geography. The combined programme will create a Solent Jobs programme concentrating support in areas of high deprivation and unemployment across the Solent, however the programme will be open to all who meet the criteria for support.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the entire Solent LEP area


Up to £2,000,000 of funding is available.


Outline application deadline: 09-October-2015.

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 31-December-2019.

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline Application form to the following email address 2014-2020.ESFAPPLICATIONS@DWP.GSI.GOV.UK. The guidance provides information to help you complete the form.

You are also advised to read the details in the call documents in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance and the European Social Fund draft Operational Programme can be found from our homepage.

What happens next

If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.

Contact details

If you have a question, contact

Published 21 August 2015
Last updated 12 October 2015 + show all updates
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