FCS Associates

ESF Community Grants

Grants between £5,000 – £20,000 available to voluntary sector organisations and small businesses, to help unemployed people to progress towards employment, with funding from the ESFA and ESF meaning no match-funding is required.

Awards will be processed on a rolling basis so you can apply at any time and you will know within six weeks if you have been successful.

To be eligible to apply you must be:

  • Third Sector organisations, or small organisations fewer than 49 full-time equivalent staff, and a turnover or balance sheet equal to or under 10 million Euros (currently approximately £8.6M).
  • Organisations can apply for more than one grant, but can only be in receipt of one grant funding agreement at one time.

Activities can include:

  • Engagement activities – for e.g. visits to colleges etc. to raise awareness and increase participant familiarity with more formal settings.
  • Activities to improve confidence, motivation and social integration (for example, sports, gardening, music and so on).
  • Development of local groups and networks to support people to get a job or access learning (e.g. Jobs Clubs).
  • ‘Soft’ Skills Development – for e.g. anger management, assertiveness or motivation.
  • Innovative approaches to attract under-represented groups into learning.

Click here to find out more.  

Location: West Yorkshire

Value: up to £20k

Deadline: Open Now

Date Added: 25 Jan 2021

Our success rate

Need help applying for this grant?

Yes, Please help me write a winning applicationNo, just keep me up-to-date with the latest grants
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ESF Community Grants - FCS Associates

ESF Community Grants

Grants between £5,000 – £20,000 available to voluntary sector organisations and small businesses, to help unemployed people to progress towards employment, with funding from the ESFA and ESF meaning no match-funding is required.

Awards will be processed on a rolling basis so you can apply at any time and you will know within six weeks if you have been successful.

To be eligible to apply you must be:

  • Third Sector organisations, or small organisations fewer than 49 full-time equivalent staff, and a turnover or balance sheet equal to or under 10 million Euros (currently approximately £8.6M).
  • Organisations can apply for more than one grant, but can only be in receipt of one grant funding agreement at one time.

Activities can include:

  • Engagement activities – for e.g. visits to colleges etc. to raise awareness and increase participant familiarity with more formal settings.
  • Activities to improve confidence, motivation and social integration (for example, sports, gardening, music and so on).
  • Development of local groups and networks to support people to get a job or access learning (e.g. Jobs Clubs).
  • ‘Soft’ Skills Development – for e.g. anger management, assertiveness or motivation.
  • Innovative approaches to attract under-represented groups into learning.

Click here to find out more.  

Location: West Yorkshire

Value: up to £20k

Deadline: Open Now

Date Added: 25 Jan 2021

Our success rate

Need help applying for this grant?

Yes, Please help me write a winning applicationNo, just keep me up-to-date with the latest grants
ESF Community Grants - FCS Associates

ESF Community Grants

Grants between £5,000 – £20,000 available to voluntary sector organisations and small businesses, to help unemployed people to progress towards employment, with funding from the ESFA and ESF meaning no match-funding is required.

Awards will be processed on a rolling basis so you can apply at any time and you will know within six weeks if you have been successful.

To be eligible to apply you must be:

  • Third Sector organisations, or small organisations fewer than 49 full-time equivalent staff, and a turnover or balance sheet equal to or under 10 million Euros (currently approximately £8.6M).
  • Organisations can apply for more than one grant, but can only be in receipt of one grant funding agreement at one time.

Activities can include:

  • Engagement activities – for e.g. visits to colleges etc. to raise awareness and increase participant familiarity with more formal settings.
  • Activities to improve confidence, motivation and social integration (for example, sports, gardening, music and so on).
  • Development of local groups and networks to support people to get a job or access learning (e.g. Jobs Clubs).
  • ‘Soft’ Skills Development – for e.g. anger management, assertiveness or motivation.
  • Innovative approaches to attract under-represented groups into learning.

Click here to find out more.  

Location: West Yorkshire

Value: up to £20k

Deadline: Open Now

Date Added: 25 Jan 2021

Our success rate

Need help applying for this grant?

Yes, Please help me write a winning applicationNo, just keep me up-to-date with the latest grants