Groundwork South is part of the Groundwork federation
The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the European Social Fund (ESF) are funding Groundwork London and Groundwork South to award Community Training Grants. The focus of these grants will be to fund projects which support individuals who are either unemployed or economically inactive.
Successful applicants are expected to be able to help move individuals either into employment, or establish a route towards employment, by helping individuals through education and training opportunities, advice, guidance and information.
We will be administering and implementing Community Training Grants within four Local Enterprise Partnership* (LEP) areas.
Please click on following areas to find out more infomation about the grants in these locations:
*LEPs are voluntary partnerships between local authorities and businesses, set up to help determine local economic priorities and lead economic growth and job creation within the local area.
Third sector and small organisations can apply for grants between £5,000 and £20,000. Applicants must be from either third sector organisations or small organisations (less than 49 employees, and must also have an annual turnover of less than €10 million Euros, please see link to currency convertor).
If you wish to apply for funding, and have a project based in one of the mentioned location areas, then please select your Operation Area below to be taken through the application process.
The deadline for your application to be considered in our second round of decision meetings is 9am, 12th August 2019.
For additional support, if you are able to submit your application by 9am 5th August, we are able to review and alert you to any large omissions, which you can then resolve prior to the deadline above.
Please note we are expecting competition to increase as the programme continues, so we recommend applying as soon as possible.
The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) is accountable for funding education and skills for children, young people and adults.
The European Social Fund (ESF) invests in opportunities across the European Union, with a focus on improving employment and education.
ESFA and ESF are co-financing Community Training Grants to offer skills, training and employment opportunities for individuals who are unemployed or out of education.
Groundwork London delivers this programme which is funded by the European Union Social Fund and the Education and Skills Funding AgencyIf you have any questions about the grants, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 239 1390
Groundwork South is the trading name of The Groundwork South Trust Ltd, a company limited by guarantee and registered in England. Registered Office: Colne Valley Park Centre, Denham Court Drive, Denham, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB9 5PG
Company Registration No. 1982077 | Charity Registration No. 293705
We provide training and create jobs, reduce energy and waste, re-connect people with nature and transform whole neighbourhoods.
Step by step we’ll go on changing places and changing lives until everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong enough to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential.