CLOSED Investing in Young People project call in South East Midlands (OC31S16P0287)

Call to run a project providing help and support to young people enabling them to engage in the labour market in South East Midlands

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


This call invites Outline Applications which support the delivery of Priority Axis 1 Investment Priority 1.2 - Sustainable Integration of Young People into the Labour Market. This call for ESF investment has been issued with a complementary call under ESF Investment Priority 1.1 - Access to Employment for Jobseekers and Inactive People. Applicants can apply against both or individual calls. Applications are invited to develop a project which provides support to young people focussing on disadvantaged individuals preparing them for work and to actively engage in the labour market by: acquiring skills, participation in work experience, traineeships and volunteering. In addition, proposals to address the needs of young people who are NEET or at risk of NEET, providing support in a range of soft skills enabling young people to take up opportunities identified by employers in South East Midlands area.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the entire South East Midlands


Approximately £1,200,269.00 of funding is available.


  • Outline application deadline: 13 May 2016.
  • Full application deadline: 12 August 2016
  • Project start date: 01 July 2016

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 31 December 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 draft Operational Programme can be found from our homepage.

What happens next

If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.

Contact details


Published 3 March 2016
Last updated 16 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. ESF project call in South East Midlands (OC31S16P0287) now closed.
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