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ITT- Building links with LEPs

Deadline: 06 August 2013 17:00 (18:00 CET) | Value: £24,000 (max) | Area: Throughout England

NCVO is seeking a high-quality provider to provide expert advice on engagement with the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) that have been identified by Government as the key strategic bodies in the next European Growth Programme.


NCVO therefore seeks to establish a good level of engagement of civil society sector with the 39 LEPs and the main purpose of this tender is the opportunity for the sector to deliver projects across all objectives of the European Structural and Investment Funds in particular social inclusion.

This includes

  • identifying gaps in representation and recommending solutions where gaps exist
  • producing effective engagement material
  • collaborating on events and workshops as well as conducting one to one surgeries with LEPs
  • promoting and supporting the principles on the Compact, and the role of local Compact groups and agreements

Service Requirement

The service provider can be a civil society organisation (charity or social enterprise that is legally formed).

Bids submitted by consortia, limited liability partnerships or informal partnerships will also be considered.

For full details, read 'NCVO European Funding Network Brief 'Civil Society engagement in the European Structural and Investment Funds: Building links with LEPs' (pdf: 442.59KB)

Written applications should be sent to Ingrid Gardiner, ESF Manager at this address.

Please note this work is part-funded by the European Social Fund.

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