CLOSED: Active Inclusion in Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP (OC12S16P 0391)

Call to run a project which provides tailored support and employability advice to individuals who are furthest from the labour market.

This call is now closed. Please do not submit an application for this call. The information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.


Projects under these priorities will:

  • target individuals at most risk of social and economic exclusion and disengagement;

  • focus on adult residents aged 25+ and young people that are not NEET, who are most excluded from the labour market, including, but not exclusively, those who are homeless (or at risk of becoming homeless), experiencing domestic abuse; ex-offenders needing support to prevent re-offending; recovering from drug or alcohol abuse, those with disabilities, those who need support to live independently.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the GBSLEP area. This call is for the More Developed region (made up of Birmingham, Solihull, Redditch, Bromsgrove and Wyre Forest).


Approximately £6,500,000 of funding is available.


Outline application deadline: 20 December 2016.

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 16 June 2020.

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline Application form to the email address provided in the call document. 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 Operational Programme can be found from our homepage.

Where to send completed applications

Completed Outline Applications must be submitted to 2014-2020.ESFAPPLICATIONS@DWP.GSI.GOV.UK. Failure to send completed applications to this email address by the deadline in the call specification will be ineligible for consideration.

What happens next

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

Contact details

Contact. with queries linked to accessing or using the specification, forms, guidance etc.

No applications are to be sent to this email address. Completed applications must be sent to the email address provided in the ‘Where to send completed applications’ section above / Section 9 of the Call Specification.

Published 25 October 2016
Last updated 21 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Active Inclusion in Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP (OC12S16P 0391) is now CLOSED.
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