CLOSED: Higher Level, Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Management Skills OC22S19P1426
Call to run a project to improve Higher Level, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership and Management skills, in the Liverpool City Region LEP area
This call is now closed. Please do not submit an application for this call. The information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.
The Liverpool City Region comprises the local authority areas of Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens, Wirral (Transition Region) and Halton (More Developed Region).
Projects must deliver one of three activities which directly contributes to the objectives of Priority Axis 2, Investment Priority 2.1 of the Operational Programme, and which meets the local development need expressed in the Call specification:
- Approximately £1m ESF – Promoting access to Higher Education delivering Higher Level Skills
- Approximately £1.5m ESF – Improving entrepreneurial skills
- Approximately £2.5m ESF – designed to provide improved leadership and management
Proposals for all three areas should identify how they will be inclusive, particularly for: people with learning; difficulties and disabilities; people without English, Maths, IT qualifications at Level 2; people from black and ethnic minority backgrounds; people returning to the labour market following parental or caring responsibilities; and people with experience of the care system.
This Call is open to all ESF eligible participants – irrespective of their employment status.
For more information, download the call specification.
The project must cover the Liverpool City Region LEP Area.
Approximately £5.19m of ESF is available.
Full application deadline: 12 August 2019
Projects must be completed no later than 3 years and 6 months after the proposed project start date, however the ESF Managing Authority reserves the right to vary the maximum duration in exceptional circumstances. All ESF Projects must be completed by 31st December 2023. Project costs cannot be incurred beyond this date.
Full Application Submission
To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and submit your Full Application via the ECLAIMS IT System.
Full Applications submitted in the ECLAIMS IT System after the call closing date shown above and on the call specification will not be appraised.
If you do not already have access to the ECLAIMS IT system, please request an ‘ECLAIMS External Access Form’ by emailing [email protected]
You will need to request an External Access Form for each person in your organisation who requires access.
It is your responsibility to ensure you request and activate your ECLAIMS access in sufficient time. We strongly advise that you obtain and activate your ECLAIMS access at least 2 weeks prior to the advertised call closure date, if not sooner.
You are also advised to read the details in the call specification in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the ESF Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance and the European Social Fund Operational Programme can be found from our homepage.The published ESF Online Full Application Guidance also provides step-by-step advice on how to complete your Full Application using the ECLAIMS IT system. ESF Online Full Application Guidance.
If you encounter any technical difficulties completing or submitting your Full Application via the ECLAIMS IT system, please send an email to[email protected]
The technical support operating hours are Monday to Friday, from 8am to 6pm and it is your responsibility to ensure you seek and technical advice in sufficient time to complete and submit your Full Application before the published call closure date.
The Managing Authority reserves the right to reject applications which are incomplete or not submitted in a timely and compliant way.
If you have any questions about the Call Specification or ESF Online Full Application Guidance, please contact [email protected]. This address should not be used to request technical support.
Published 28 May 2019
Last updated 3 September 2019 + show all updates
- Higher Level, Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Management Skills OC22S19P1426 project call is closed.
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