The project must prioritise areas identified as being within the 20% most deprived by reference to the Index of Multiple Deprivation (2010) within the North East Local Enterprise Partnership area.
Up to £14,400,000 European Structural and Investment Funds are available through the call with the 1st stage (the preparatory) stage being limited to up to £40,000 per individual Local Action Group area and potential Community Led Local Development strategy.
Full application deadline for the preparatory stage: Monday 30 November 2015
It is anticipated that funding for the implementation stage of Community Led Local Development will be awarded for up to 5 years.
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 Community Led Local Development Application guidance provides information to help you complete the form. The form and guidance can be found here.
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 Regional Development Fund Operational Programme and the European Social Fund Operational Programme can be found from our home page.
What happens next
Applications that are successful under Stage 1 (preparatory) will be invited to progress to submit a Full Application for Stage 2 (Implementation)