Groundwork - ESF Community Grants

Groundwork is working in Coventry & Warwickshire and West Yorkshire to deliver ‘ESF Community Grants’ – a programme offering funding pots of between £5,000 to £20,000 to small and voluntary organisations to help unemployed people advance towards employment, education and training.

The programme opens April 2019 and applications will be open until October 2020, with a rolling schedule of grant panels throughout.

ESF Community Grants is funded by the European Social Fund, commissioned by the Education and Skills Funding Agency, and are being managed by Groundwork in Coventry & Warwickshire and West Yorkshire with delivery from local Groundwork Trusts.

To apply for a grant you must first register an account. Please register an account by clicking here

Once you have completed registration and are logged in to your account you will be able to access our online eligibility checker. This short quiz will ensure that your project meets the basic requirements to be eligible for an ESF Community Grant. If you are successful, you will be given a link to the application form where you can submit your application.

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To apply for an ESF Community Grant, you must register your details here.

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