The Heart of the South West Technical Assistance Project supports implementation of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme for England across Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay.

It aims to:

  • Raise awareness, understanding and take-up of European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and European Social Fund (ESF) bidding opportunities in the Heart of the South West;
  • Promote networking, collaborative-working and exchanges of best practice in relation to ERDF and ESF funding opportunities and activities in the Heart of the South West; and
  • Showcase ERDF and ESF activities and achievements in the Heart of the South West.

The project runs from 1 February 2016 to 31 January 2019 and is receiving up to £101,495 of funding from the England European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.

Activity is led by a local consortium including:

  • Somerset County Council;
  • Devon County Council;
  • Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership;
  • Plymouth City Council; and
  • TDA

For further information on ERDF and ESF in the Heart of the South West, including activity through the Heart of the South West Technical Assistance Project, please click here