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Education & Employment Friday May 31st, 2019

Awarded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) under their Community Grants scheme via European Social Fund (ESF) funding and administrated by CXK; new grants of between £10,000 to £20,000 are available for VCSE and small organisations supporting unemployed or inactive adults who are furthest from the job market improve their skills and/or get into work or training.

Grants are intended to enable locally targeted support consistent with the challenges set out in the South East LEP Skills Strategy which are to:

  • Develop the capacity of the community and to meet local needs.
  • Undertake activities that promote social inclusion.
  • Build employment and enterprise skills through the voluntary and community sector.
  • Provide intensive support to help up-skill individuals and move towards and enter work.
  • To engage those individuals who are the hardest to reach through innovative approaches.

Deadline: Friday 31 May 2019

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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