Greater Manchester has an allocation of £356 million of European Structural Funds for the 2014-20 programme. The European Structural Funds overall are designed to reduce economic inequalities by targeting additional resources at developing skills, jobs and enterprise for those people and areas which need extra help.
There is also clear acknowledgement of the importance of social inclusion and social innovation as necessary conditions of economic inclusion.
Read our briefing European Programme 2014-20 – Opportunities for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to deliver the Greater Manchester ESIF plan
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