Skills for Growth: project call in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP (OC05S18P1245)

Call to run a project to help promote and grow Creative industries in the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP Area.


Recognising the growth potential of the creative industries, through this call, the ESF Managing Authority is seeking applicants who can deliver various activities to businesses in this sector. In terms of this Call it is expected that references to business will include social enterprises. Applicants are referred to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) definition of the Creative Industries which identifies industry codes that are classified as ‘creative’. Projects should seek to ensure delivery across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and deliver against all levels of qualification. This includes the sustainability and acceleration of progress in relation to the acquisition and deployment of workplace ready level skills. Cornwall and Isles of Scilly are lagging behind in higher skills related to business and organisations that will drive economic growth forward.

For more information, download the call specification.

Appendix B


The project must cover the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP Area.


Approximately £1,000,000 of funding is available.


Full application deadline: 11 March 2019

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 3 years and 6 months after the proposed start date.

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 will also need to complete the Annex for ESF IP2.2 Calls.

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 Full 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 17 December 2018