Launch of third call for applications to the NI European Social Fund (ESF) Programme 2014-2020

21 May 2021 Shauna O'Neill    Last updated: 21 May 2021

Economy Minister Diane Dodds pictured with David Babington from Action Mental Health (a member of the NI ESF Programme Monitoring Committee)

The Department for the Economy is launching a new Call for funding for an initial 12 month period from April 2022. This will be the 3rd and final call for funding under the programme.

Applications for the funding will open at 10am on 14 June 2021 and will close at 12 noon on 9 July 2021.

Application forms and Application guidance notes will be available on the Department's website from the beginning of the call at 10am on Monday 14 June 2021.

Applications are welcomed from any organisations that can develop and deliver projects that represent value for money and through innovative targeted interventions.

Information Event

To provide all stakeholders with the opportunity to hear more about the call and understand the costs and targets associated with the programme an Information Event has been organised from 10am to 12 noon on 8 June 2021 via Webex.

The event is open to any organisation which can meet the Call requirements and develop and deliver projects that represent value for money and through innovative targeted interventions.

Please note that admission to the stakeholder information event will be restricted to TWO people per organisation, and only delegates who have registered in advance will be able to attend.

Organisations are able to register interest for this event using the following url:

Queries regarding Call 3 can be sent by e-mail to [email protected]. Queries will not be responded to individually. An FAQ document will be uploaded to this webpage shortly after the Call 3 information event on 8 June 2021.

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by Shauna O'Neill

Communications Officer

[email protected]

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