Coast to Capital has an ESF budget of £28m. Please see below for information on our calls and contracted projects.

ESF is facilitated in the Coast to Capital area through the "Maximizing the benefit of ESF in Coast to Capital" Technical Assistance project, which is worth £109,392 in ESF. The project is led by Coast to Capital, with Surrey County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council providing support.



Latest News

DWP's newly-published national ESF project case studies booklet for 2018 has now been added to the "Related Resources" section of this page. It features a Coast to Capital LEP area ESF project (Help to Work) along with projects from all of the other LEPs in England. Prospective ESF applicants can now use this document as a reference tool to see what has been successfully funded in the past.


Contracted Projects 

There are currently 14 projects running in the Coast to Capital that total £6.37m in ESF. These projects range from helping people who are furthest away from employment through to up-skilling people who are in employment.


For further in depth information on these projects please click on the ‘ESF Current Projects – Further Details’ document in the related resources section to the right of this page.


Closed Calls

There are currently 6 Calls that have now closed and applications are going through the review process.


Opt-In/Direct Call


ESF Value

Direct Call

1.1 Access to employment for job seekers and inactive people


Direct Call

1.4 Active inclusion including equal opportunities & improving employability


Direct Call

2.1 Equal access to learning for all age groups, upgrading the skills of the workforce, flexible learning, careers guidance, validation of competence



Opt-In (ESFA)

1.1 Skills Support for the Unemployed


Opt-In (ESFA)

1.4 Community Grants


Opt-In (ESFA)

2.1 Skills Support for the Workforce & Redundancy




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