COVID-19

This webpage will be updated regularly with resources and information relevant to European funding, including updates on the national reserve, responses by the Managing Authorities (ESF - Department for Work & Pensions; ERDF - Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government) to questions by programme delivery providers on flexibilities to managing programmes and COVID-19 related responses.

European Structural and Investment Funds: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response - keeping you up to date on the latest ESIF developments in response to COVID-19

European Social Fund 2014 to 2020 Programme: Questions and Answers on COVID-19 Response - DWP's response to programme delivery providers on delivering ESF programmes during COVID-19 restrictions

European Regional Development Fund 2014 to 2020 Programme: Questions and Answers on COVID-19 Response - MHCLG's response to programme delivery providers on delivering ERDF programmes during COVID-19 restrictions

Education & Skills Funding Agency ESF Provider Relief Scheme - support available to ESFA co-funded ESF programme delivery providers during the coronavirus outbreak

£50m ERDF Reopening High Streets Safely Fund allocated - local authorities have received funding to support the safe reopening of high streets and other commercial areas

MHCLG letter to Growth Programme Board's in response to COVID-19 (dated 25/6/20) - includes information about the future of the remaining national ERDF reserve fund

£10m Kick-starting Tourism Package announced - the D2N2 Growth Hub will receive an allocation to give small businesses in tourist destinations grants of up to £5,000 to help them adapt their businesses following the coronavirus pandemic

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