Guidance

ESF funding rules

Sets out the rules for funding the 2014 to 2020 European Social Fund (ESF) programme.

Documents

ESF: funding and performance-management rules 2014 to 2020

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ESF specifications deliverables evidence requirements - 2014 to 2020 ESF programme funding rules

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ESF: 2014 to 2020 funding rules for November 2015 to March 2019 (version 4)

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Details

These documents contain the rules for funding and the evidence required from providers who have a contract with the Education and Skills Funding Agency for the 2014 to 2020 ESF programme. They apply from November 2015.

Published 10 March 2017
Last updated 16 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. We have published the ESF: 2014 to 2020 funding rules for November 2015 to March 2019 (version 4).
  2. We have updated the ESF: funding and performance-management rules 2014 to 2020 and the ESF specifications deliverables evidence requirements - 2014 to 2020 ESF programme funding rules.
  3. We have published version 4 of the ESF specifications deliverables evidence requirements - 2014 to 2020 ESF programme funding rules.
  4. Updated ESF funding rules.
  5. Updated ESF specifications deliverables evidence requirements.
  6. Updated ESF specifications deliverables evidence requirements - 2014 to 2020 ESF Programme funding rules.
  7. First published.