Launch of ESFA opt in calls in D2N2

D2N2 ESF Technical Assistance Programme

*link to the post event page*

The ESFA opt in calls for D2N2 are now open and the Invite to Tender (ITT) documents are can be found on Bravo here:

Please note that in order to access Bravo you will need to register.

ITTs close on the 17th of September 2018 with the exception of Community Grants which closes on 19th September 2018.

The calls are for the following programmes to be delivered across D2N2: 

  • Priority Axis 2.1- Skills Support for the Workforce and Redundancy 
  • Priority Axis 1.2 – NEET in Derby, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire (excluding Nottingham City)
  • Priority Axis 1.4 – Community Grants Programme


In order to support LEAD and delivery partner organisations to understand the strategic priorities of the calls, D2N2 LEP will be hosting free workshops across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

The events will be held at the following locations and dates:

  • Wednesday 5th September –  The Riverside Centre, Riverside Court, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8HY
  • Thursday 6th September – Nottingham Mechanics, 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham, NG1 4EZ
  • Friday 7th September – Chesterfield Football Club, Proact Stadium, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield, S41 8NZ

All workshops will commence at 10am and close at 2pm.

A free networking lunch will be available at all events.

The workshops are designed to allow potential LEAD and delivery partner organisations to:  

  • understand current and emerging skills, youth employment and inclusion priorities in D2N2   
  • develop high quality applications and provide opportunities for clarification
  • develop rigorous and effective delivery partnerships
  • network with strategic partners and providers to further sophisticate applications

Follow this link to view the agenda for the events.

To book your place at the Derby event 5/9/18, please follow this link:

To book your place at the Nottingham event 6/9/18, please follow this link:

To book your place at the Chesterfield event 7/9/18, please follow this link:

For more information about the workshops, please contact Sandra Casey at

For further information regarding the D2N2 ESIF programme please visit the D2N2 TA website at or contact Richard Kirkland D2N2 LEP at

Article uploaded 17/8/18

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