European Structural and Investment Funds

  • Lead Partner event on 20 February 2019

    18th March 2019 by

    On 20 February 2019, eighty representatives from Lead Partners gathered in the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow for our first engagement event of the year.

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  • 2019: year at a glance

    11th January 2019 by

    We hope that all lead partners, delivery agents and stakeholders enjoyed a pleasant festive break. To help us all plan activity through 2019, the ‘year at a glance’ below sets out activities and important dates on a month-by-month basis. Included are some key European Commission dates as well as planned dates for MA Approval Panels...

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  • 2018 Annual Event for European Structural and Investment Funds

    19th December 2018 by

    On Thursday 29 November, representatives from lead partners and other ESIF stakeholders came to Eden Court in Inverness for the 2018 Annual Event to pay tribute to the success of structural funds in Scotland. Upon entering the venue, attendees might have spotted

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  • Survey results from June 2018 lead partner event

    31st August 2018 by

    On 19 June 2018 we held a lead partner event – in case you missed it or would like a reminder of what was discussed, the slides and Q&A transcript are available. After the event we sent out a survey to get your views on how it went. The feedback was valuable and we’d like...

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  • Update on Phase 2 Applications

    17th August 2018 by

    Phase 2 Strategic Intervention approvals have reached almost £170 million since its launch earlier this year. Over £50 million in Operation approvals have also been made. This is good progress, although since almost half of the programme remains to be committed towards new or extending existing operations, lead partners are encouraged to submit proposals for...

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  • Lead Partner event slides and Q&A published – June 2018

    17th July 2018 by

    The slides for our lead partner event held in June 2018 have now been published and can be viewed below. Questions and answers from the day have also been published. Continue to follow our blog and read our newsletter for details on the next lead partner event and the 2018 annual event. If you have...

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  • Update for Lead Partners: Eumis issue resolved

    9th July 2018 by

    The issue with uploading ESF results on EUMIS has now been resolved. For any Lead Partners who have tried to upload results and couldn’t, can you please upload your participants results.

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  • European Structural Funds Summer Newsletter

    31st May 2018 by

    Welcome to the European Structural Funds Summer newsletter. In this edition you can read our regular topics including important dates to note, website updates and team updates on Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth as well as articles on Europe Day and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Important Dates Lead Partner Event 19 June 2018, 10:30-16:00...

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  • GDPR  – a change to data protection law

    24th May 2018 by

    The General Data Protection Regulations comes into force on May 25, 2018, giving individuals more control over their personal data, and ensuring that organisations collect and process that information properly and securely. To find out more about GDPR, visit the Information Commissioner’s website.

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  • 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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