CLOSED: Enhancing equal access to lifelong learning - Develop Sector Growth project call in D2N2 LEP area (OCO8S16P0485)

Call to run a project Encouraging and delivering successful employer led partnerships which will be instrumental in bringing about new jobs, skills and growth.

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.


The D2N2 LEP have identified a distinct need for provision across the D2N2 area to be demand-led, and for employers and sectors to lead on the skills and employment agenda to provide skills solutions to enable job creation. Innovative projects will be procured which are aligned to the Skills for Growth Strategy, which will complement the D2N2 offer to meet the Needs of Key Sectors, and in particular Micro businesses and SMEs.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the D2N2 LEP Area


Approximately £653,019 of funding is available.


Outline application deadline: 15/01/17.

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 31/12/2019.

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 22 November 2016
Last updated 16 January 2017 + show all updates
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