The Big Lottery Fund has announced that the Building Better Opportunities Fund has re-opened for applications within six Local Economic Partnership (LEP) areas of England.
Through the Building Better Opportunities Fund BIG is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 to invest in local projects tackling the root causes of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth. A total of £13,995,400 is available to support a variety of projects, ranging from those improving employability for the most disadvantaged, helping those with multiple and complex needs, to improving financial literacy.
The six LEP areas with funding for the third round are:
- Coast to Capital
- Enterprise M3
- Greater Lincolnshire
- Leicester and Leicestershire
- Thames Valley Berkshire.
The funding is available to any type of organisation and the LEPs are especially interested in supporting partnership applications.
For further information and links to the individual LEPs please click on the link below.