Shaw Trust will be bidding for the ESFA ESF Co-Financed activity opportunities and is seeking partners to help support and deliver the following:

1. Support for Individuals Who Are NEET or At Risk of NEET: Sustainable integration into the labour market of Young People, in particular those not in employment, education or training, including young people at risk of social exclusion.

Targeting the following LEP areas:
  • Coventry and Warwickshire
  • Gloucestershire
  • Leeds City Region
  • London (Central)
  • London (North and East)
  • London (South)
  • London (West)
  • Northamptonshire
  • Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire
  • Yorkshire, North Yorkshire East Riding

2. Skills Support for the Workforce: Aims to increase the skills levels of employed people from the existing level to the next level up, to encourage progression in employment, including the basic skills needs of employed people, particularly in SMEs and Micro businesses

Targeting the following LEP areas:
  • Coast to Capital
  • Greater Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • South East

3. Skills Support to the Unemployed: Aims to provide access to employment for job seekers and inactive people, including the long term unemployed and people far from the labour market

Targeting the following LEP areas:
  • Greater Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • South East
If you would like to work with the Shaw Trust Group on any of these programmes please complete this Expression of Interest by COP on Tuesday 4th September.

If you have any queries, please contact the partnership team at