iSE | Support Available to Access Latest ESF Opportunities

iSE are Technical Assistance Providers for the ESIF programmes and are able to offer organisations and groups in the GBSLEP (Greater Birmingham Local Enterprise Partnership) area fully-funded technical support with applying for ERDF and ESF funding.


ESF calls 


New European Structural Fund Call Announced

Improving the labour market relevance of education and training systems in the GBSLEP Area.

This ESF call can potentially include (but are not limited to):

Conversion training and work experience opportunities; students and graduates training internships and work placements, entrepreneurial and sector specific skills training, joint business / academia training development, higher level apprenticeship schemes, non-formal learning, collaborative learning, peer and eco-system learning projects and focused technical training to allow local people to compete for job opportunities in key growth sectors.

If you are potentially interested in this particular call you can find more info on the European Structural and Investment Fund Page including the call specification which details all suitable activities, project size, required outputs and results.

Link to the open call Improving the labour market relevance of education and training systems in the GBSLEP Area (OC12S19P1364)

ESF guidance can be accessed here

Closing date for applications is 3rd July 2019.

iSE are actively seeking organisations who would like more information, technical assistance or who are interested in delivering in a third sector partnership. If you have any queries please email


iSE also has access to pipeline opportunities through the GBSLEP. We are pleased to say there will be opportunities for the sector around employment for people with disabilities as well as NEETS. Please get in touch if you would like further information on pending ESF calls. 


If you are interested in investigating a partnership opportunity to access this funding please contact 0121 771 1411