CLOSED: Socially Inclusive Self Employment call in Sheffield City Region LEP area (OC28S18P1103)

Call to run a project to provide support to those furthest from the labour market so that they can create their own businesses.

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 for proposals aims to create a bridge from social exclusion to self-employment so that those individuals furthest from the labour market, in the Sheffield City Region LEP area are able to contribute to the labour market. Individuals should be helped to achieve their business growth ambitions and be in a position to benefit from mainstream and ESIF funded support. Proposals should support individuals in starting their own sustainable businesses, whilst supporting them in overcoming their own personal barriers.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Sheffield City Region LEP area.


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


Outline application deadline: 16-Aug-2018.

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 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

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 24 May 2018
Last updated 20 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Project call in Sheffield City Region LEP area on Socially Inclusive Self Employment (OC28S18P1103) is now closed.
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