In this section, we are providing information, advice and funding updates around our European Structural Investment Funds Programme (ESIF). These are funding programmes for supporting growth and jobs across the EU.

The LLEP has been allocated an indicative €124.4 million of ESIF funding to support activities in Leicester and Leicestershire.  The LLEP’s ESIF strategy is designed to improve economic growth, business competitiveness, employment opportunities and social well-being and is split into 3 different funding streams:

  • European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
  • European Social Fund (ESF)
  • European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD)