ESF case studies: 2007 to 2013 programme

How the European Social Fund helps young people, over 50s, ex-offenders and others throughout England.


  1. Case studies

Read our case studies to find out how European Social Fund (ESF) money has been spent and how it’s improved people’s lives. This includes helping:

  • young people get skills and qualifications
  • over-50s into training and employment
  • lower-paid workers develop their careers through learning
  • young apprentices get globally recognised industry qualifications

Older case studies are on The National Archives

Read more about the European Social Fund 2007 to 2013