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A call is now open for European Social Fund (ESF)projects to deliver the 'INSPIRE Local' programme.
People facing significant barriers to finding employment will receive tailored support to develop their work skills from a 4.5million programme.
The INSPIRE Local programme will aim to help those having trouble finding work due to disabilities or health conditions, having little or no work experience (young and older), living in isolated or rural areas, or living in areas with high levels of social exclusion. See the D2N2 website for more details.
Applications can be made by those looking to deliver the programme within D2N2s area of Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Deadline for applications is 14 June 2016. Further information is available on the Gov.uk website.
Calls are also still open for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) until 27 May 2016:
ERDF Priority Axis 5: Promoting climate change adaptation, risk prevention and management (Please note that the main priority for this is the Lower Derwent valley area in Derbyshire).
ERDF Priority Axis 6: Preserving and Protecting the Environment and Promoting Resource Efficiency
Erasmus+ is the EU Programme for
lifelong learning. It supports activities in education, training, youth and
sport across all sectors including Higher Education, Further Education, adult
education, schools and youth activities. The aim is to boost skills and employability
as well as to modernise education, training and youth work across Europe.
Various calls are open from now until October:
- Policy Reform - Social inclusion through education, training and youth: deadline 30 May 2016
- Capacity Building: 1 July 2016;
- Mobility of Individuals: 4 October 2016;
- Strategic Partnerships: 4 October 2016;
- Meeting Between Young People and Decision-Makers: 4 October 2016
For more information see the Erasmus+ website.
Creative Europe is the European Union's programme to support the cultural, creative and audiovisual sectors. From 2014-2020, 1.46 billion is available to support European projects with the potential to travel, reach new audiences and encourage skill sharing and development. The Culture sub-programme promotes the creative and cultural sectors
The next deadline for cultural cooperation projects is 5 October 2016. Further details can be found on the Creative Europe Desk UK.
The MEDIA sub-programme of Creative Europe supports the EU film and audiovisual industries financially in the development, distribution and promotion of their work. Current open calls (with deadlines) for:
- Support for the transnational distribution of European Films: 14 June 2016;
- TV Programming: 26 May 2016;
Links to calls here.