European Structural and Investment Funds performance of projects

Documents relating to the performance of projects for the 2014 to 2020 European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund.


European Structural and Investment Funds performance management strategy guidance

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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.

ERDF and ESF programmes continue to invest in projects after the transition period ended on 31 December 2020. All funding must finish by the end of 2023.

Published 17 February 2017
Last updated 19 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. ERDF and ESF documents moved to specific Performance of Projects pages

  2. The ESF Underperformance Policy has been updated to version 5.

  3. European Regional Development Fund project underperformance approach process note for grant recipients updated to version 3 on 11th April 2017.

  4. Published a revised version of the ESF underperformance methodology (version 4).

  5. First published.