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How LEPs are engaging with the sector

Local Enterprise Partnerships in England are finalising EU strategies to be agreed with government. Below you will find strategies submitted and an overview of how your LEPs are engaging with stakeholders on European Union funding.

Please note that this is not a definitive list. The information was compiled from LEP websites. It does not include previous consultations or events.

We will be updating the list. Please contact us if you have more information we can share.

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Read our blog post on LEPs, Growth and EU funds

More information about Local Enterprise Partnerships

 

Local Enterprise Partnerships

Activity on EU funds

EFN   contact

 

North West

 

 

Liverpool City region

Information leaflet on Liverpool & EU funds 2014-2020

EU stakeholder event 3 September 2013

ESIF draft strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

ESIF Consultation workshops October 2014

Network for Europe

Greater Manchester

Consultation on ESIF draft strategy - closes 16 December 2013

Final ESIF Strategy

Briefing event for voluntary,community faith and social enterprise sector - 1 May 2014

Network for Europe

Lancashire

Third Sector Consultation event 20 August 2013. To register email: communications@onelancashire.org

European funds briefing for Lancashire

ESIF draft strategy

Network for Europe

Cumbria

Consultation on ESIF draft strategy - closes 10 January 2014

ESIF draft Strategy

Network for Europe

Cheshire & Warrington

LEP Stakeholder event 10 September 2013

ESIF draft strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

Network for Europe

North East

 

 

Tees Valley

Joint workshop with Acumen on Social Inclusion – 21 August 2013

Joint workshop with Acumen on Social Inclusion – 3 September 2013

Tees Valley Thematic Task and Finish Groups

ESIF draft strategy - open for consultation until 8 November 2013

Helping to shape the EU Structural Funds 2014-2020 and wider Economic Strategies of the North East LEPs - a Framework for Action

Final ESIF Strategy

Vonne

North East

European funding newsletters

See also Booklet on priorities for SIF funds

ESIF draft strategy

Online consultation  28 October  - 29 November 2013.

Helping to shape the EU Structural Funds 2014-2020 and wider Economic Strategies of the North East LEPs - a Framework for Action

Draft ESIF Strategy - November 2014

Vonne

Yorkshire & Humber

 

 

Leeds City region

Joint event with Voluntary Action Leeds 5 September 2013

Formal EU strategy consultation event 5 November 2013

ESIF draft strategy

Workshops on ESIF strategy in December 2013 - presentations available

Final ESIF Strategy

10 July 2014 event: Implementing ESIF in Leeds City Region

Involve Yorkshire & Humber

York, North Yorkshire East Riding

Online survey on Growth strategy including consultation events in August.

Consultation closes 6 September 2014

Draft ESIF Strategy

Involve Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield City region

Online form on EU programme 2014+

EU Investment Strategy Consultation event 9 September 2013

ESIF draft strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

Involve Yorkshire & Humber

Humber

ESIF draft strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

Involve Yorkshire & Humber

East Midlands

 

 

D2N2

Consultation document on their website and EU survey here which is open until 23 August 2013.

ESIF Draft Strategy

Online Consultation on ESIF strategy- no deadline

Final ESIF Strategy

Local Implementation Plan consultation by 14 November 2014

One East Midlands

Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough

Operational plan – aligning European and other funding sources to GCGP priorities

European Funding Strategy Workshops - 28, 30 August 2013

Board Vacancy for Voluntary and Social Enterprise Sector

ESIF draft strategy

Joint event with NCVO and New Anglia LEP - 28 February 2014

Final ESIF Strategy

EU funding workshops: November and December 2014

One East Midlands

Leicester and Leicestershire

Leicester and Leicestershire Board paper

Invitation to Tender for an organisation to deliver a draft EUSIF strategy on behalf of the LEP - deadline 18 September 2013

ESIF draft programme

ESIF draft strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

European funding workshops in October and November 2014

One East Midlands

Greater Lincolnshire

ESIF draft strategy

Presentation at One East Midlands event

Final LEP Strategy

One East Midlands

Northamptonshire

ESIF Draft Strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

One East Midlands

South East Midlands

EU consultation event on 13 August 2013 in collaboration with Buckinghamshire Thames Valley LEP. Consultation from 16-20 August 2013

ESIF draft strategy

Consultation events on ESIF strategies on 22, 23 27 January 2014

Final ESIF Strategy

One East Midlands

West Midlands

 

 

Greater Birmingham & Solihull

ESIF draft strategy

GBS LEP have commissioned the Digbeth Trust to conduct a survey of social enterprises operating in the area - see survey

European Funding Strategy Consultation

Final ESIF Strategy

RAWM

Black Country

ESIF draft strategy

Consultation on ESIF strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

RAWM

Coventry & Warwickshire

ESIF draft strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

RAWM

Stoke & Staffordshire

Final ESIF Strategy

RAWM

The Marches

European Funding Breakfast Presentation - 17 September 2013. Telford

ESIF draft strategy

Social Inclusion workshop 14 January 2014

Consultation on ESIF draft strategy - closes 22 January 2014

Final ESIF Strategy

ESIF wider group event - May 2014

RAWM

Worcestershire

ESIF draft strategy

RAWM

East of England

 

 

New Anglia

New Anglia EU investment strategies consultation

Background to EU funds

ESIF draft strategy

Inviting comments on draft ESIF strategy

Joint event with NCVO and Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough LEP - 28 February 2014

Final ESIF Strategy

Community Action Dacorum

Hertfordshire

Consultation event 12 September 2013 - info@hertfordshirelep.co.uk

ESIF draft strategy

Inviting comments on draft ESIF strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

ESIF event with BIG and VCSE sector - 13 November 2014

Community Action Dacorum

South West

 

 

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

Draft framework strategy of EU funds - consultation continues until 23 September 2013

There will be a further opportunity to comment on a draft strategy document at end of August 2013.

Response to Government preliminary guidance – priorities incl. ‘institutional capacity building for voluntary sector’

4 priority WGs with contact lists

ESIF draft strategy

Non Executive Directors positions for Voluntary Sector - deadline 20 January 2014

Final ESIF Strategy

South West Forum

Dorset

Online form on EU funding / LEP strategies

Consultation events on ESIF draft strategy on 18/19 September 2013

SELP annual European Conference 04 October 2013

ESIF draft strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

ESIF Update events October 2014

South West Forum

Gloucestershire

SIF briefing, feedback required by 16 August 2013

Calling for experts - email: eufunding@gfirst.co.uk

Gloucestershire priorities

Final ESIF Strategy

 

South West Forum

Heart of South West

EU funding prospectus

ESIF draft Strategy

South West Forum online consultation ESIF strategy

Inviting comments on ESIF draft strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

South West Forum

Swindon & Wiltshire

Final ESIF Strategy

ESIF Executive Summary (August 2014)

South West Forum

West of England

LEPs Strategic Plan Workshop 10 October 2013

Final ESIF Strategy

South West Forum


South East

 

 

 

Solent

SOLENT LEP EU Structural Funds online Survey

Consultation event 12 September 2013

ESIF draft strategy

Feedback form on draft ESIF strategy - until 31 January 2014

Inviting project ideas for EU funding

Final ESIF Strategy

Raise

South East

Undertaking an extensive programme to engage with businesses, voluntary and community groups and environmental organisations and will continue this over the summer with the support of the consultants.

Consultation and local events

ESIF draft strategy

European and Big Lottery funding in the South East Local Partnership area-have your say event for the voluntary sector - 27 May 2014

Final ESIF Strategy

Survey on social inclusion priorities for South East LEP

Rural Kent

Enterprise M3

Enterprise M3 are currently working with a ‘group of 5’ on European funding (Thames Valley Berkshire; Thames Valley Berkshire; Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire).

Consultation event 24 October 2013, Woking, Surrey.

ESIF draft strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

Raise

Coast to Capital

Consultation document on the draft ESIF strategy

Third Sector Consultation event - 09 December 2013

ESIF draft strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

Forum event 27 March 2014 - on wider activities of LEP

Raise

Thames Valley Berkshire

Consultation on ESIF draft strategy - open until 29 November 2013

ESIF draft strategy

Final ESIF Strategy

Raise

 

Buckinghamshire Thames Valley (overlaps Oxfordshire and South East Midlands)

Joint events with SEMLEP

ESIF draft strategy

Inviting comments on draft ESIF strategy

Final ESIF strategy

Raise

Oxfordshire

EU funding briefing to Board

ESIF draft strategy

Social Inclusion workshop 28 November 2013

Consultation on ESIF strategy until 7 January 2014

Final ESIF Strategy

Raise

London

Consultation event on European Structural and Investment Funds 2014-2020.   14 October 2013.

ESIF draft strategy

Consultation on ESIF draft strategy open until 15 November 2013

Final ESIF Strategy

Q&A on ERDF and ESF in London 2014-2020

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