Guidance

European Structural and Investment Funds eligibility documents

Eligibility documents for the 2014 to 2020 European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund.

Documents

Eligibility rules for the 2014 to 2020 European Regional Development Fund

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Eligibility guidance for the 2014 to 2020 European Regional Development Fund

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National eligibility rules for the 2014 to 2020 European Social Fund

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European Social Fund data evidence requirements: eligibility and results guidance

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Details

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.

Published 17 February 2017
Last updated 24 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. ERDF Eligibility Guidance has been updated to version 7. The new version provides clarity on simplified costs options.
  2. Revised version of the national eligibility rules (version 7).
  3. The ERDF Eligibility Guidance has been updated to version 6.
  4. The ESF National Eligibility Rules have been updated to show additional information on small purchases.
  5. ESF national eligibility rules has been updated to version 5, details of what has changed is summarised on the front page of the document.
  6. First published.