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European Funding

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European Funding

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European Funding

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European Funding

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European Funding

European Funding

The South East Midlands was allocated £117million* from the 2014-20 European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) Growth Programme. The Growth Programme provides investment to projects that promote growth, jobs and social inclusion. ESIF comprises three different funds detailed below. For more information about European funding available, including the latest updates on grant-funding calls, sign-up to our funding e-blasts.

European Regional
Development Fund (ERDF)

Read about the funding programme and learn about open calls

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Social Fund (ESF)

Read about the funding programme and learn about the open calls.

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European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD)

Read about the funding programme available to rural businesses.

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European Structural Investment Fund

Government departments manage and administer European funds. SEMLEP is responsible developing the local ESIF strategy. This identifies local priorities that help to determine where funds are invested. Please note that the ESIF Implementation has been updated as of May 2018.  

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The two brochures below feature projects available to local businesses and communities across the South East Midlands, that are part-funded through the European Structural Investment Fund programme. They highlight offer of each project and shows the value and impact each project has made, told by the local businesses and people who have benefitted themselves. 


Driving innovation, productivity and

competitiveness through ERDF

European Social Fund programme

delivering for communities

ERDF Impact brochure

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ESF Impact brochure Download here

South East Midlands
ESIF Implementation

The implementation plan sets out priorities for ESF and ERDF spending for the second part (2017-2020) of the programme.

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Key Publications

Read key publications about the ESIF growth programme in the South East Midlands, including the ESIF strategy and information about funding calls.

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