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European Funding

The European Funding Team has responsibility for the management and administration of over £305m worth of European Social Fund grant allocated to the whole of Yorkshire and The Humber from European Structural Fund Programmes for 2007 - 2013.

The European Union supports poorer regions of Member States by providing funds to help them regenerate their economies and create new jobs. There are three funding programmes known collectively as structural funds: More information on the national picture

For the 2007 - 2013 period the European Union supports EU regions under three programme headings: Convergence, Territorial Co-operation and Regional Competitiveness and Employment programmes:

Yorkshire Forward is managing the regional ERDF Competitiveness and Employment programme.
Government Office is managing the regional element of the national ESF Competitiveness and Employment programme.

The European Funding Team also has responsibility for the closure of a number of European Structural Funds in Yorkshire and The Humber for the 2000 - 2006 programme period. These are the Objective 1 (South Yorkshire), Objective 2 (ESF and ERDF), Objective 3 (ESF) programmes and the Urban ll (Halifax) Community Initiative.

See also on our website

European Funding: the National Picture (2007-13)

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