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Access to employment: call for the Leeds City Region

Deadline: 08 May 2015 09:00 (10:00 CET) | Value: £500,000 (max) | Area: Yorkshire and The Humber

Match funding restrictions

The maximum European Social Fund (ESF) intervention rate (how much the ESF can contribute to the project) is 50%. The remaining 50% or more must come from other eligible sources. For this call it is pre-matched with funding from CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) and this assessed at the outline application stage.

Geographical area

The project must cover all of the Leeds Local Enterprise Partnership area as detailed in the call specification.

Scope of Activity

This call aims to address the shortfalls above. Under this investment priority European Social Fund will support the Operational Programme objective of: · Access to employment for job seekers and inactive people (Investment Priority 1.1)

See the Operational Programme for the European Social Fund for more information

Note that all projects will need to address the Leeds LEP European Investment and Structural Funds Strategy

How to apply

Register by sending an email to

Put ‘Register to apply for ESIF’ in the subject line and include in the email:

  • full name
  • full name of your organisation
  • email address
  • phone number (including extension)

If you’re already registered, you can make your outline application right away.

Contact details

More information can be found on the GOV.UK website

If you have a question, contact Call reference number OC20S15P0043