Keighley CLLD European Funding - Call 2

1 October 2018

Keighley Community Led Local Development is funded by European Social Fund (ESF) and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

What outcomes are planned?

"Under the ESF strand we will aim to support 600 local people – including 377 unemployed (including long term unemployed), 223 economically inactive, 200 over 50 years of age, 200 from ethnic minority & 118 with disabilities including mental health issues. We hope this Keighley programme will assist at least 155 people into education or training on leaving, 85 people into employment (including self employment) and at least 120 economically inactive people into employment or job search on leaving the programme. All outcomes will need to be evidenced."

"Under the ERDF strand we will aim to support 100 enterprises to receive support of which 75 will be new enterprises, 100 new jobs created (including start ups) and 75 potential entrepreneurs assisted to be enterprise ready."

What contracts are available?

CALL 2 is open for applications. There are four opportunities:

  • ESF 1 - "Improving low level skills amongst young people and adults in the CLLD area including basic skills, language and communication, personal development, employability and ICT and digital."
  • ESF 2 - "Providing pathways for reintegration and re-entry into employment for unemployed / economically inactive CLLD residents, through employer engagement for a range of activities including short work tasters, training facilities, training equipment rental, job clubs, work experience, job / career pathways information and awareness."
  • ERDF 5 - "Small scale business grants scheme to support start-up, growth, and accessing business space and equipment."
  • ERDF 8 - "Tailored business support for start-ups and existing SMEs, including mentoring, coaching, information, advice and guidance, business planning, and signposting and information on skills, productivity and quality improvement support."

The Keighley CLLD Strategy is essential reading for all potential applicants.


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The deadline for all four contracts in Call 2 is 26/10/2018 17:00.


"If you are a local organisation looking to apply for the opportunity to deliver one or more projects and would like more information about how we can assist with single or collaborative applications email"

Further contract opportunities

See the full list of planned activities for the topic of each specification number.

  • CALL 3 is scheduled for late October/early November 2018 and will include specifications ESF 4, 11, 12, 13.

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