Presentation on theme: "European Funding in Greater Manchester 2014-2020 Opportunities for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations. Marie Graham GMCVO."— Presentation transcript:
European Funding in Greater Manchester 2014-2020 Opportunities for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations. Marie Graham GMCVO
GM European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) 2014-2020 ESIF is the aligned programme of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and European Social Fund (ESF). In GM worth £356 million. Managed by GM Local Enterprise Partnership through the GM Local Management Committee
Role of GMCVO Influencing the decision makers VCSE sector support Information Brokerage Potential applicant/ partner
Important notes For each lot there is likely to be only one successful bid covering the whole of Greater Manchester The successful tender is likely to be made up of a lead applicant with a partnership and possibly a supply chain All this information is subject to change!
Skills and Employment Lots Lot A2 (April 2015?)- Early Intervention Programmes for 15- 18 year olds (particularly NEET’s) Lot B2- National Careers Service Lot C1 (April 2015?) Supporting sustainable Employment and promoting work progression
Skills and Employment Lots Lot C3- Increase access to advanced skills for the most disadvantaged. Lot C4- Support for activities to start and grow a business. Lot D1- Ensuring Skills provision is more responsive to the needs of the local economy.
Skills and Employment Lots Lot C2- Skills provision removing the barriers some people face when entering employment Lot E1 (June 2015) - Building Better Opportunities Programme for Marginalised groups to help them to be more socially included Lot E2 - Social Innovation Driver- Support for social Enterprise
How can VCSE organisations get involved? Skills and Employment GM Futures- Key partners group Registration with Skills Funding Agency Mainly accredited training Monitoring requirements Payment in stages Building Better Opportunities
How can VCSE organisations get involved? Building Better Opportunities Pre pre employment support Innovative ideas People with multiple barriers to social inclusion and accessing employment support
What should you do? Make sure you are signed up to receive updates (GMCVO website) –Fill out an Expression of Interest Start to consider now: –What activities you could deliver –For which target beneficiary groups –At what price
For more information www.gmcvo.org.uk/european-programme-2014-20 www.networkforeurope.eu http://neweconomymanchester.com/stories/1950- news_from_euhttp://neweconomymanchester.com/stories/1950- news_from_eu www.agma.gov.uk/gmca/european-funding-2014- 2020/index.htmlwww.agma.gov.uk/gmca/european-funding-2014- 2020/index.html