The Black Country Technical Assistance Team maximises the take up and impact of the European Structural and Investment Funds Programme. The Team provides technical advisory support, ensuring that quality proposals are designed in accordance with ESIF and national funding requirements. The Team facilitates wide ranging access to the Programme, through stakeholder engagement and capacity building activity, and increases visibility of ESIF funding in the sub-region.
Sandwell Council - 1 Jul, 2011
The West Bromwich Town Centre Public Realm Programme has been under way since 2011 and is now drawing to a close. Supported by £3 million of ERDF funding, the scheme has improved the image and appeal of the town centre to visitors and will stand to help attract fresh inward investment and job opportunities.
The Skills Funding Agency published an Information, Advice and Guidance ESF funding call for Black Country Young People aged 16-24 years. Currently £449,900 is available for the period from August 2016 to March 2018. This may be increased if additional funding becomes available. The Services must provide a focused careers guidance service to young people in the Black Country LEP area to enable them to identify opportunities to move into employment, training or education
The Skills Funding Agency published a new European Social Fund call for the Black Country: Access to Employment - Support for the Unemployed. £1,900,000 is available for the period from August 2016 to March 2018. The aim of the call is to provide bespoke support and training for the unemployed and those economically inactive and seeking a return to the labour market but facing skills related barriers to entering the labour market.
The Black Country ESF Technical Assistance Team is pleased to present a series of European Social Fund Capacity Building Workshops to take place between July-September 2016. The Workshops, available to Black Country organisations, will provide a comprehensive overview of complex European Social Fund rules and regulations and will help build compliant and robust Black Country ESF projects.
Walsall Council wishes to procure an ERDF Training Programme and Capacity Building Service for the Black Country ERDF Technical Assistance Team. Contract delivery will commence 13th June 2016 and will end 31st December 2018.The tender documentation is published on https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil and national contracts finder.
A £500k European Social Fund call to deliver educational and training services to promote Response to Redundancy has been published by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA). The BCLEP developed the Response to Redundancy programme to provide high quality education and training to support individuals (aged 18 and over) who are at risk of redundancy, have recently…
A £10 million European Social Fund call to deliver educational and training services to promote workforce skills development has been published by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA). The call is based on a critical need to strengthen workforce skills at all levels and address skills mismatches particularly relating to the five identified transformational sectors, which…
Walsall Council wishes to procure a European Social Fund (ESF) Training Programme and Capacity Building Service for the Black Country ESF Technical Assistance Team which is funded by the European Social Fund and the four Black Country Local Authorities.
A £7million European Regional Development Fund call to run project's promoting research and innovation in The Black Country has been published by DCLG. Come along and discuss the call at the Black Country Technical Assistance Team's upcoming funding surgery.
Skills and training providers can access over £14million European Social Funding via the Skills Funding Agency to aid workforce skills development, employer support, response to redundancy and access to employment within the Black Country.
The European Commission has launched public consultations in the context of ex-post evaluation of ESF and ERDF during the 2007-2013 programming period.
Zoey West, Team Lead for the Black Country Technical Assistance Team, was invited by Staffordshire University to be the keynote speaker at their November 'EU Funding - Making It Work For You' event.
Jul 11Preparing and Applying for European Social Funds Time: 09:30:00
Jul 21ESF Project Management Workshop (FREE) Time: 09:30:00
Jul 26ESF Financial Management Workshop (FREE) Time: 09:30:00
Aug 04ESF Monitoring, Audit and Document Retention Workshop (FREE) Time: 09:30:00