Agenda item

European Social Fund Project - Business Education Alliance (Cab.11.12.2019/12)




(i)        that agreement be given to accept the European Social Fund (ESF) grant of £1,599,693 for the ESF Business Education Alliance project and contribute £149,506 in match funding which will be sourced from existing staff roles;


(ii)       that a contract be entered into with the Department of Work and Pensions for BMBC and partners to draw down the grant funding to deliver the BEA project; and


(iii)      that to undertake the responsibilities of lead partner managing a city region project this will be executed through contracts with :


·         Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

·         Doncaster Chamber of Commerce

·         Sheffield City Council

·         Derbyshire County Council.

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