European Social Fund: funding agreements

Guidance and forms relating to the funding agreements for the European Social Fund


European Social Fund funding agreement

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The 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
  • improving farming and forestry competitiveness
  • supporting rural businesses to grow and expand, improve knowledge and skills and get started

Read more information about the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.

Published 19 September 2019
Last updated 23 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated Funding Agreement Sample (now version 8). Page 9, the definition wording for “Guidelines for Determining Financial Corrections” updated to reflect the revised EU guidance issued on 14 May 2019.
  2. First published.