European Social Fund (ESF)

European Social Fund logoEuropean Union funding has been secured by Aberdeenshire Council and the Aberdeenshire Community Planning Partnership for projects which support employability and financial inclusion services throughout Aberdeenshire.  Organisations can bid for support through the Community Planning Partnership’s Tackling Poverty and Inequalities Group, using the attached form.  Please refer to the guidance document for further information.  Information on deadlines can be obtained from the contact person indicated.

View a summary of all the projects (pdf 322KB) that are currently receiving ESF fund. 

Aberdeenshire Employability Pipeline

The Aberdeenshire Employability Pipeline provides an integrated, cross-agency approach to the delivery of employability services throughout Aberdeenshire.  Funds are available for projects which support people into sustainable employment at any point on their employability journey.

Aberdeenshire Employability Partnership: European Structural Fund Application Form 2016-18

European Social Fund - Supplementary Guidance (v2 Feb 16)

Aberdeenshire Employability Pipeline - Extract from SI Application

Aberdeenshire Employability Pipeline - Participant Registration Form

Aberdeenshire Employability Pipeline - Participant Registration Form - Guidance

Contact:        esf@aberdeenshire.gov.uk 

Inclusive Aberdeenshire

The Inclusive Aberdeenshire initiative aims to address poverty and social inclusion throughout Aberdeenshire.  It provides support to financial inclusion projects and augments the existing Fairer Scotland Fund grants scheme.

European Social Fund - Supplementary Guidance (v2 Feb 16)

Assessment of Tackling Poverty & Inequalities bids – Guidance Sheet for applicants

Aberdeenshire Tackling Poverty & Inequalities Fund Application Form 2014-17

Inclusive Aberdeenshire - Extract from SI Application

Inclusive Aberdeenshire - Participant Registration Form

Inclusive Aberdeenshire - Participant Registration Form - Guidance 

Contact:       esf@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

 

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