CLOSED: Active Inclusion: project call in the South East Midlands LEP Area (OC31S18P1081)

Call to run a project which delivers integrated wrap-around employment support activities for individuals who present with severe and/or complex challenges to work, in the SEM LEP Area.

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.


This call for proposals is for projects to help people who are more distant from the labour market, facing multiple complex barriers to move towards or into employment or progress within work.

Successful applicants will deliver targeted and specialist interventions to address the multiple factors that contribute to social exclusion and deprivation, impacting economic growth to one or more of three stands of activities listed below:

  • Employment support for those with protected characteristics

  • Employment support for offenders and ex-offenders

  • Support for individuals who are homeless and families in temporary accommodation to move closer to the employment market.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Area.


Approximately £3,000,000 of funding is available.


Outline application deadline: 7 September 2018.

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 3 years and 6 months after the proposed start date.

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

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 15 June 2018
Last updated 10 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Active Inclusion: project call in the South East Midlands LEP Area (OC31S18P1081) is now closed.
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