CLOSED: Greater Birmingham and Solihull Skills for Growth Hub OC12S17P0800

Call to run a project to support and expand the GBSLEP 'Growth Hub' model of business support that assists companies across the LEP.

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.


GBSLEP put in place a “Growth Hub” model of business support to assist companies across the LEP and surrounding area. The Growth Hub should now be expanded with the design and creation of a GBSLEP Skills for Growth Hub, which is intended to increase apprenticeship, intern and work experience uptake, as well as supporting skills needs identified by employers, particularly in GBSLEP growth sectors.

For more information, download the call specification


The project must cover the GBSLEP.


Approximately £1,310,128 of funding is available.


Outline application deadline: 05 October 2017.

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 10 February 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 10 August 2017
Last updated 9 October 2017 + show all updates
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