Coast to Capital has an ESF budget of £28 million. 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.

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Contracted Projects 

20 ESF projects have been contracted in the Coast to Capital area totalling £12.4 million ESF, 15 of which are currently delivering. 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 Listing 2019’ document in the related resources section to the right of this page.

 

Upcoming Calls

The following direct calls are planned for publication in Autumn 2019. The Calls are for applications under ESF investment priorities 2.1 and 2.2.

 

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

Investment Priority 2.2: Improving the labour market relevance of education and training systems.

 

Investment Priority

Call

ESF Value

Scheduled Launch Date

Scheduled Close Date

2.1

Digital Skills

£1,590,000

7 October 2019

30 December 2019

2.2

Digital Skills

£509,000

7 October 2019

30 December 2019

2.1

Skills for the mature workforce

£2,000,000

14 October 2019

6 January 2020

2.1

Skills for the future of your workforce

£2,000,000

4 November 2019

27 January 2020

Please note the Call schedule is subject to change.

 

Guidance on how to apply can be found in the 'Related Resources' section of this page, including full guidance on how to submit an application through the new ESF Eclaims one stage application process.

 

An event will be held on Wednesday 16 October which will be an opportunity for prospective applicants to hear more about the Direct Calls, ask eligibility and match funding questions, make contact with potential partners and develop project ideas.

 

An agenda for the day will be circulated to all confirmed delegates closer to the event date. To register, please click here

 

Closed Calls

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

 

Opt-In/Direct Call

Call

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

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

 

Claire Witz

Skills Manager

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