European Structural and Investment Funds

  • Second round of Aspiring Communities Fund open for applications

    9th April 2018 by

    The second round of Aspiring Communities Fund for projects in the Highlands and Islands area only is now open for applications.  Funding information and all documents can be found here https://beta.gov.scot/policies/regeneration/social-inclusion-and-poverty-reduction/ The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 1 June 2018. If you have any queries please contact the ACF mailbox aspiringcommunities@gov.scot and a...

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  • Lead Partner Event – February 2018

    20th March 2018 by

    Due to the weather on 28 February our lead partner event was cancelled. A copy of the slides and notes from the lead partner event have been issued to all who signed up to attend. For those of you interested you can view the slides and corresponding notes here. Lead Partner Event – 28 Feb...

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  • European Structural Funds Spring Newsletter

    1st March 2018 by

    Welcome to the European Structural Funds newsletter. In this edition you can read our regular topics including important dates to note, updates on Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth as well as: Website and guidance updates An introduction to Noah the project lover EU procurement thresholds EU exit We’d welcome lead partner contributions to the newsletter....

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  • Phase 2 call for applications – 2018 – Managing Authority Approval Panels – January 2018

    1st February 2018 by

    CALL FOR 2018 SUBMISSIONS Lead Partners are invited to submit both new applications and extension requests. Growth teams will be in touch with all lead partners to discuss timescales for these and MA Approval Panels will run throughout 2018. All lead partners are strongly encouraged to submit applications as early as possible in order to...

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  • August Lead Partner events Evaluation published

    22nd December 2017 by

    The full evaluation for our lead partner events held in August has now been published on the European Structural and Investment Funds webpages.  You can read the evaluation itself below or you can download the full report, with the feedback we received, from our European Structural and Investment Funds events evaluations page. Purpose The purpose of these events is to bring together...

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  • European Structural Funds December Newsletter

    12th December 2017 by

    Welcome to our latest European Structural & Investment Funds newsletter. You’ll find a general update from the Managing Authority including news on Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth, a publicity requirements checklist, and our Lead Partner update comes from Glasgow City Council on the 8th City work. If you are not on our mailing list please...

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  • European Structural Funds Annual Event 2017

    6th October 2017 by

    We are pleased to announce that the 2017 European Structural Funds Annual Event will be taking place on 29 November 2017 in the centre of Edinburgh. Venue to be confirmed. The public event is open to all interested parties so come along and see what we’ve been up to. Mr Keith Brown MSP, Cabinet Secretary...

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  • European Structural Funds Lead Partner Events a success

    7th September 2017 by

    The first of our new lead partner events took place last week in Glasgow’s Trades Hall. We intend to have these events on a regular basis. The event was opened by David Anderson, the Head of European Structural & Investment Funds. This was followed by a number of presentations from European Structural Funds and Audit...

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  • European Structural Funds Annual Event postponed

    28th August 2017 by

    Our planned date for the European Structural Funds annual event was the 8 September.  This has now been postponed so that we can confirm a suitable date for a minister to attend.  We now plan to have our event in early October.  We will update our blog once a date is finalised.

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  • Book onto the European Structural & Investment Funds lead partner events

    22nd August 2017 by

    Our European Structural and Investment Funds lead partner events are fast approaching taking place next week. There are still spaces available so still time to sign up. Each event will cover the review and next steps, claims and compliance and publicity and communications. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and the event will...

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