CLOSED: Agri Tech Skills call in York, North Yorkshire & East Riding and Humber LEP areas OC50S19P1310

Call to run a project to deliver activities within farming businesses to allow them to develop new processes and systems in the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding and Humber LEP areas.

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.

Details

Activity is sought under both Investment Priority 2.1 and Investment Priority 2.2 for both the - York, North Yorkshire and East Riding (YNYER) and Humber LEP areas.

Projects will be expected to demonstrate how they will develop mechanisms to identify and engage with rural businesses who have the ambition to increase profitability and resilience.

Examples of activities include:

  • Delivery of or referral to packages of learning which enable farm managers to:-develop the leadership, management and business skills necessary to support their businesses development and resilience, assist the early adoption and full utilisation of new technologies and processes such as those funded through DEFRA Countryside Productivity grants and the Rural Development Programme for England Growth Programme.

  • Support farmers in identifying and evaluating new ideas, technologies and farming systems, identifying their skills barriers to adapting new ideas, technologies and systems and co-designing new projects/activities to meet those needs.

Applicants are encouraged to put forward new or innovative solutions aligned to the ESF Operational Programme criteria for Investment Priority 2.1 and Investment Priority 2.2 and specifically addressing the local needs and priorities in this Call.

For more information, download the call specification.

Location

The project must cover the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding and Humber LEP Areas.

Value

Approximately £800,000 of funding is available.

Deadlines

Full application deadline: 21st May 2019

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 Full 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 Full 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.

Contact details

Contact esf.2014-2020@dwp.gsi.gov.uk 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 26 February 2019
Last updated 22 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Agri Tech Skills call in York, North Yorkshire & East Riding and Humber LEP areas OC50S19P1310 has now closed.
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