European Union (EU) funding

There is a wide range of other EU funding and opportunities for businesses and other organisations in Nottingham.

Current EU Funding Opportunities

The EU provides funding for projects under a wide range of programmes. This page has updates on the programmes of most relevance to the Nottingham area. For a regular update on the latest funding opportunities, please subscribe via the link below.

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Nottingham City Council projects

We currently lead on several projects funded by the EU. These include support for businesses to set up and grow (D2N2 Growth Hub) and people to improve skills and access employment (Nottingham Jobs).

More details on our economic development projects can be found on the Nottingham Insight website

EU Structural and Investment Funds 2014 to 2020

This is the current programme for the distribution of ERDF and ESF funds in the EU. It supports the business growth, innovation, energy reduction, employment and skills. Funds are distributed by the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs): for Nottingham this is Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire (D2N2).

More information is available at the D2N2 Technical Assistance website.

For other EU funding opportunities see the Europa funding website

The UK government has guaranteed that UK organisations, such as charities, businesses and universities, will continue to receive funding over a project's lifetime if they successfully bid into EU-funded programmes before the end of 2020, even in the case of a no-deal departure.