CLOSED: Women in the Workforce IP 2.1 & IP 2.2 project call - York, North Yorkshire & East Riding LEP area OC39S18P1169

Call to run a project to seek to address inequalities between men and women in the workforce and to support women to prosper in the local economy.

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.


The project should include support for SME’s around - Gender pay Gap Analysis, Organisational transformation, sponsorship programmes, Women Returner initiatives, and tackling gender stereotypes etc. In addition projects should provide - Women leadership training, support for women returners, creating women support networks, raising aspirations for young women aged 19-30, influencer training in schools, colleges & universities, creating networks of Women Ambassadors and Women Entrepreneurs.

Applications are encouraged from consortia or other similar types of partnership arrangements.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the York, North Yorkshire & East Riding LEP Area.


Approximately £1,500,000 of funding is available.


Full application deadline: 11/02/2019

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 19 November 2018
Last updated 12 February 2019 + show all updates
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