CLOSED: Digital Skills North East (OC25S17P0809)

Call to run a project to address the digital skills challenges and opportunities - Digital Skills for Digital Jobs and Activity to support wider digital skills development across industries.

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.


Proposals will be expected to support digital skills development within the digital /tech sector and/or across the general workforce where this enhances opportunities for job progression and development.

Proposals should focus on addressing the specific digital skills gaps experienced by employers.

Proposals can either deliver one or both elements.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the North East LEP area including the Transition area of Durham and the More Developed area of Northumberland, Tyne & Wear.


Approximately £20,000,000 of funding is available.


Outline application deadline: 23 October 2017.

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 30th April 2021.

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 27 July 2017
Last updated 24 October 2017 + show all updates
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