East Lothian charities or social enterprises have the chance of accessing funding that could help support people in East Lothian back into work.
East Lothian Council has been awarded funding from the European Social Fund to administer a local Challenge Fund which will take forward projects in the East Lothian area to support jobless people and improve their employability skills.
The Challenge Fund will provide match funding for projects which will support those clients experiencing the most difficulty in gaining employment for a range of reasons.
These can include:
• unemployed males over 50 years old
• criminal justice background
• mental health issues
• long term unemployed (both male and female)
• those who have come through the care system
We are seeking proposals from eligible organisations that have funds available to match with ESF funds.
The deadline for applications is 4pm on Friday 9th November 2018. For further information or to request an application pack please email: [email protected]