CLOSED: Lancashire Developing Leadership and Management OC19S17P0833

Call to run a project focusing on succession leadership and management skills in SMEs and the progression of females to those roles in priority sectors, particularly STEM sectors.

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 entitled Developing Leadership and Management Skills for Succession looks to tackle the issue of replacement demand, due to an ageing workforce, and the issue of under-representation of females (particularly in STEM sectors).

The focus of the call is on - Support for progression in work, tackling disadvantage and support for wider careers choices. Activity should be targeted at Lancashire’s priority sectors.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership area.


Approximately £4,950,000 of funding is available.


Outline application deadline: 10th 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 13 October 2017 + show all updates
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