The Black Country ESF Technical Assistance Team have produced 'A Practitioner's Guide to ESF Project Management' for organisations applying to deliver Black Country ESF projects. The Guide contains best practice tips, common error's, and acts as a handy checklist for applicants. You can download here. Please contact the team with any queries.
The Black Country Impact Project Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) has been set up by Dudley MBC, Sandwell MBC, Walsall MBC, The City of Wolverhampton Council and Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council ("the Impact Partners").
Small Black Country third sector organisations and not for profit groups that help improve the skills and job prospects of local residents now have the chance to benefit from assistance being offered by the European Social Fund (ESF) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA).
ESIF application guidance notes have been updated on GOV.UK to include greater clarity on simplified cost options and what information applicants should and shouldn't provide.
Black Country ESIF projects may wish to note an update of the ESIF Publicity Guidance which may have an impact on your delivery has now been published on GOV.UK