CLOSED: Leeds City Region - NEET Programme (OC20S18P1047)

Call to run a project to be delivered within the Bradford, Leeds and Kirklees districts of the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership area focusing on those who are NEET or at risk of becoming NEET.

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.


Projects must deliver activity which meets the local development need and focusing on the priority groups specified for each local authority area.

Examples include: robust initial assessment and needs analysis for all young people, meet the needs of young people in both rural and urban locations, effective use of enhanced and impartial, intensive and high quality personalised Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) at all stages of a young person’s learning programme.

Should provide individual and continuous mentor/key worker support, personalised transition or ‘moving on’ plan.

Should be delivered in a range of settings and times.

Range of opportunities, raising awareness of the world of work and development of employability skills potentially through a work pairing, work placement, volunteering programme, work tasters and enterprise.

Provide individualised wrap-around programmes of support focusing on English and Maths and skills programmes that are not funded through mainstream.

Provide vocational training linked directly to job opportunities and non-accredited and accredited learning up to Level 2.

Provide extra support on study programmes for 16-19 year olds at risk of becoming NEET and young people from vulnerable groups.

Support small and medium sized enterprises to build their capacity to take on young people from the NEET group.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Bradford, Leeds and Kirklees districts of the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership area.


Approximately £2,500,000 of funding is available.


Full application deadline: 21 May 2018

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Full 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

Failure to send completed applications to this email address by the deadline in the call specification will be ineligible for consideration.

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 26 March 2018
Last updated 22 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Leeds City Region - NEET Programme (OC20S18P1047) project call is now closed.
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