CLOSED Technical Assistance: national call (OC00S15P0265)

Call to run a 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 only.


The objective of this national Technical Assistance call is to support the efficient and compliant management and implementation of European Social Fund Programmes, as well as support robust governance, accountability and partnership engagement.

This call has a particular focus on developing, encouraging and promoting partnership engagement, to ensure Civil Society national representation and coordination through the European Social Fund.

Applications are sought from the Voluntary & Community (Third) Sector to ensure Civil Society national representation and coordination through the European Social Fund.

For more information, download the call specification.


The call is open to all areas in England.


Funding available: up to £1 million.


  • Deadline for OUtline Application 05 February 2016
  • Deadline for Full Application: 05 May 2016
  • Project start date: no later than 05 August 2016

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 05 August 2019

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.

What happens next

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

Contact details

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