ESF Community Grants

Do you have an idea for a project to help people from your community get back into work? Could your organisation make a real difference with a grant of up to £35k?

Grants are available for constituted voluntary, community and social enterprise organisation based in Merseyside or Halton with a maximum turnover of £500k per year and with no more than 10 full-time equivalent staff.

Funding is available to support such activities as:

  • Initial help with basic skills
  • Taster work experience including voluntary work
  • Training advice and guidance
  • Job search assistance
  • Confidence building and personal development
  • First contact engagement activities

Activities should engage people out of work from at least some of these priority groups:

  • People aged 50 and over
  • People with disabilities and health conditions
  • Single parents
  • People from ethnic minorities
  • Women

Deadline for applications is 12noon on Monday 3 October 2016.

Read more and access the eligibility gateway.

Read more on the ESF Community Grants programme online. Alternatively, email ESFgrants@wea.org.uk or call 0151 243 5340.

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