Closed Calls

Information on previous and closed ESI Funds calls will be posted here.

European Regional Development Fund

First four calls for ERDF applications

Applications for the first four funding rounds have now closed.

The Fifth call is now open. Click here to find out more.

European Social Fund

Employability Support

The European Social Fund (ESF) focuses on improving employment opportunities, promoting social inclusion and investing in skills to help local people get back into work.

This call was for projects to tackle the barriers to employment, helping the most disadvantaged people in the community to find work. It is also designed to deliver tailored, in-work support to help people remain in long-term employment.

Potential applicants can find out more about the funding call here, and access an Invitation to Tender here.

Information on the successful project can be accessed here.

Promoting social inclusion and combating poverty

A call for projects to promote social inclusion and combat poverty under the branding ‘Building Better Opportunities’ closed in August 2015. Building Better Opportunities matches Big Lottery Funding with money from the European Social Fund.

Information on the successful projects can be accessed here.

Skills and vocational training support

The European Social Fund focuses on improving employment opportunities, promoting social inclusion and investing in skills to help local people get back into work. Focusing on the priority business sectors within the GCGP LEP area, this was a £5.7 million call for providers to deliver services to provide individuals with opportunities to develop the skills enabling them to progress in employment.

Information on the successful project will be posted here shortly.

Community Led Local Development (CLLD)

A call to run projects supporting Community Led Local Development in the GCGP area was launched on 2 October 2015.

The call sought applications for community led projects in Wisbech and Peterborough to tackle deprivation. There was approximately £3m available in the call for programmes to be delivered over a 5-year period.

European Agricultural fund for Rural Development

First Call for EAFRD Applications

The 1st call for applications under the European Agricultural Farming and Rural Development Fund (EAFRD) for Business Development grants in the GCGP LEP area closed on 26 August 2016.

Details of the call can be found here:
https://www.gov.uk/european-structural-investment-funds/business-support-call-in-greater-cambridge-greater-peterborough-13rd15bs0001