Guidance

European Regional Development Fund: state aid

State aid documents for the 2014 to 2020 European Regional Development Fund.

Documents

State Aid law guidance

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State Aid list of projects

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State Aid guidance on the COVID-19 Temporary Framework for UK Public Authorities

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Details

View the latest state aid schemes relating to the state aid guidance above.

European Structural and Investment Funds Growth programme is funding for projects that create jobs and supports local growth. The funds include:

  • the European Social Fund
  • the European Regional Development Fund
  • part of the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development

The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development helps with improving the environment and improving farming and forestry competitiveness. It also supports rural businesses to grow and expand, improve knowledge and skills and get started.

Read more information and access documents on this fund.

The ERDF programme continues to invest in projects after the transition period ended on 31 December 2020. All funding must finish by the end of 2023.

Published 19 September 2019
Last updated 19 May 2021 + show all updates
  1. ERDF State Aid list of projects has been updated on 19 May 2021.

  2. ERDF State Aid list of projects has been updated on 17 March 2021.

  3. The ERDF State Aid Law Guidance has been updated to version 4 on 23 October 2020.

  4. Version 3 - updating the guidance following permanent changes to the regulations introduced as a result of COVID response measures (CRE). The changes also take into account Audit recommendations for clarification and simplification of the guidance

  5. State Aid guidance on the COVID-19 Temporary Framework for UK Public Authorities has been added to this page on 24 July 2020.

  6. First published.