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European Social Fund community grants - North West

Deadline: 07 July 2014 09:00 (10:00 CET) | Value: £13,500 (max) | Area: North West

European Social Fund (ESF) Community Grants are small grants of up to £13,500 to fund organisations in the North West who are running community projects that enable people to take that step further towards employment.

There are no match funding requirements.

Round 6 of the Workers' Educational Association ESF Community Grants is now open.

The grants can support a wide range of activities including:

  • Initial help with basic skills

  • Taster work experience, including voluntary work

  • Training, advice and counselling

  • Job search assistance

  • Confidence building and personal development

  • Support to individuals to overcome barriers to learning or employment

How to Apply

The best place to start for more detail is with the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) download, which you can find at the bottom of our How to Apply page.

For all information about eligibility and how to apply, please go to the European Social Fund Community Grants coordinator website in the North West - Workers' Educational Association or contact

Further rounds

There will be one further round from

01/09/2014 - 27/10/2014

All funding awarded must be spent by 31st May 2015.