CLOSED Technical Assistance: call in England

Call to run a local or national Technical Assistance project in England.

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.

Important Notice for this Call

The process for applying under this call outlined below is the normal route to apply for funding. However we are aware that some users have been having issues with the IT system LOGASnet. A Word version of the application form is available here. If you wish to apply in order for an application to be considered at the stated review points below and are unable to submit your application on the IT system, we will accept a Word version as a temporary measure for this specific call. This must be submitted to the email address in Section 6 in the call specification by the deadline specified in the call. Applications submitted after this deadline cannot be accepted


This is a local and national Technical Assistance call looking for projects which will deliver support for the development of projects, capacity building and publicity activities.

For more information, download the call specification .


The call is open to all areas in England.


There is a total value of £60 million of funding available for Technical Assistance projects through this call.


Outline application deadline: 30 October 2015

Review points:

  • First review of applications received: 27 April 2015.
  • Second review of applications received: 30 June 2015.
  • Third review of applications received: 1 September 2015.

Completion date

It is anticipated that funding from this call will be awarded for up to 3 years.

How to apply

Step one: register

Register by sending an email to

Put ‘Register to apply for ESIF’ in the subject line.

In the email, include:

  • your full name
  • full name of your organisation
  • email address
  • phone number (including extension)

If you’re already registered, you can make your outline application right away.

Step two: make an outline application

We’ll register you on our system within 10 working days. Then we’ll contact you and tell you how to make your outline application.

You can start preparing your application while you wait. Download the instructions on how to apply.

You are also advised to read details on the selection and assessment of projects and the guidance and requirements on key areas of the funds that a successful applicant will need to comply with. The latest draft version of the European Regional Development Fund operational programme is also available to refer to.

In London, the Greater London Authority discharges many of the functions of the Managing Authority and applications for projects which cover London will be dealt with by the Greater London Authority. Information will be shared with the Greater London Authority for the purpose of carrying out the functions.

What happens next

If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.

Contact details

If you have a question, contact

Call reference number:

  • OC00R15P 0027: European Regional Development Fund
  • OC00S15P 0028: European Social Fund
Published 20 March 2015
Last updated 2 November 2015 + show all updates
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