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HEART OF THE SOUTH WEST ERDF INFO EVENT - March 2017
Thu 30 March 2017, 13:30 – 16:00 BST
New ERDF funding opportunities for the Heart of the South West are expected to be launched on or around 17th March. In support of these ERDF calls for project proposals, the Heart of the South West LEP is holding a free 'ERDF Info Event' from 13.30 to 16.00 (registration and refreshments from 13.00) on Thursday 30th March at Westpoint, Exeter. The event aims to help prospective applicants understand the latest funding opportunities and what is needed for a successful ERDF application. The event will feature speakers from the Department of Communities and Local Government who manage the ERDF programme.
The session will particularly focus on the following ERDF calls for proposals due to be published here on or around 17th March 2017:
Enterprise Coaching – £2 million ERDF for the transition area of Devon, Plymouth and Torbay only for activity to promote and support enterprise creation in recognised areas of deprivation and among under-represented groups.
Opening New Market Opportunities - £1.45 million ERDF (£1,000,000 for the transition area of Devon, Plymouth and Torbay and £450,000 for the more developed area of Somerset) for provision of support to enable SMEs to access opportunities around key growth sectors in the Heart of the South West.
Inward Investment - £1.35 million ERDF (£900,000 for the transition area of Devon, Plymouth and Torbay and £450,000 for the more developed area of Somerset) for activity to promote the Heart of the South West as a prime location for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and to attract more FDI businesses to the area
Who is the event for?
The Heart of the South West ERDF Info Event is aimed at potential ERDF applicants from across the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Please note that, to be eligible for ERDF, applicants must be a legally constituted body and not an individual or sole trader.
What will be covered?
The event will include:
- An overview of ERDF activity in the Heart of the South West;
- Details of the latest ERDF funding opportunities;
- Information on ERDF application processes & requirements; &
- Opportunities to network and to identify potential partners.
Please book your place at the event ASAP, as registrations will close at noon on Tuesday 28th March or when full - whichever is the sooner.