CLOSED: Lancashire - Widening Participation OC19S17P0912

Call to run a project that provides help to people to increase higher level skills in Lancashire LEP area.

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 aims to enhance equal access to and progression through lifelong learning for all age groups, and to improve engagement in learning which will increase higher level skills in the Lancashire workforce. 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: 8th December 2017.

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 30th June 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 13 October 2017
Last updated 11 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. The Lancashire - Widening Participation OC19S17P0912 call is now closed.
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