Fourth Round of Black Country ESF Community Grants Programme – Now Open

March 6, 2017 9:48 am

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Walsall Council have successfully been awarded the ESF Community Grants Programme 2016-2018 and are pleased to announce the launch of the fourth round of funding.

ESF Community Grants are part of the European Social Fund (ESF) programme which is distributing small grants in the Black Country region. The aim of the fund is to help unemployed people progress towards employment through access to learning and training opportunities.  The programme is benefitting from investment through the Black Country European Structural and Investment Funds allocation.

This is the fourth round of grants of between £5,000 and up to £10,000 being made available. For further details click here or contact Inderjit Nijjer, External Funding and Community Grants Manager on 01922 654351 or

The deadline for applications is 17:00pm on 24th March 2017.

Application support is available from the Community Grants Team so please get in touch.

Please note the Black Country ESF Community Grants Programme is part funded by the European Social Fund and Skills Funding Agency.