Skills for Londoners

Skills for Londoners Capital Fund

Round 2 will be launching in August/ September 2018.

More about the Capital Fund

Up to £88m is available for investment into estate and equipment for London's skills providers over the next four years. The aim of this fund is to:

  • respond to current and future skills requirements of employers and learners, improve quality of provision and learner satisfaction, progression and success rates
  • support increased levels of apprenticeship delivery and/or progression to the highest levels of vocational and technical study
  • establish strong and innovative partnerships with employers and local stakeholders

Am I eligible?

To apply for this fund you must be:

  • an FE college or approved training organisation that is on the Register of Approved Training Providers and/or Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers
  • in receipt of funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency to deliver education or training in 2018/19 and/ or expects to hold a contract in future years
What type of projects will be funded?

We want to see projects that show innovation in:

  • partnerships with employers and local stakeholders in the design and delivery of provision
  • approaches to delivery which deliver social, economic and environmental benefits
  • place making and high quality design, strengthening links with local communities

Read our case studies to learn more about best practice and the types of project's we're interested in funding.

How much can I apply for?

Approximately up to £88m is available in the second round.

Funding isn't available for construction skills related projects. Learn about funding to support construction skills projects.

Find out more

Round 1 for this funding has now closed. In the meantime read about funding awarded:

Please contact [email protected] with any questions about the funding.