European Funding


ESIF Committee

Our European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF) Committee, chaired by LEP Board member Adam Starkey, has overseen more than €41 million contracted or committed in European funding, as laid out in our ESIF Strategy, in the following areas:

  • Broadband £363K
  • Innovation £1.9M
  • Business support £9M
  • Environment £3.8M
  • Employment £3.6M
  • Rural tourism £2M
  • Low Carbon £4.3M
  • Skills £11.7M
  • Social Inclusion £3.2M

Committee Members:

  • Adam Starkey (Chair), Green Gourmet Ltd
  • Ashley Green, Gloucester City Homes
  • Simon King, Royal Agricultural University
  • Matt Lennard, Gloucestershire VCS Alliance
  • Tim Littler, Harrison Clark Rickerbys LLP
  • Steve Lydon, Stroud District Council
  • Roger Morlock, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust
  • Richard O'Doherty, University of Gloucestershire
  • Shaun Parsons, Gloucestershire County Council
  • Bob Watters, Forest Local Action Group
  • Andy Bates, Gloucestershire College

European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD)

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European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

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European Social Fund (ESF)

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