European Structural and Investment Funds: outputs and results

Guidance and forms relating to the outputs and results for the European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund.

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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 and access documents on this fund.

Published 10 March 2016
Last updated 10 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Revised 'Output and result indicator definitions guidance for the European Social Fund', now version 2.

  2. Updated version 6 published to correct an error in the last version regarding C30 verification evidence box. This has been updated to correct references regarding the need for an independent verification that supports the claim of the manufacturer.

  3. ERDF Output Definitions Guidance updated to version 5.

  4. ERDF Output Indicator Definitions guidance updated to version 4. Details of the changes to the document can be found on the first couple of pages.

  5. ERDF Output Indicators Definition Guidance has been updated to version 3 on 16 December 2016.

  6. First published.