Small Projects and Equipment funding

Round 2 of the Small Projects and Equipment Fund has now closed and applications for £3.75m funding are now being assessed. 

The Mayor of London is committed to supporting the delivery of skills which help Londoners meet the needs of businesses across the capital.

In launching this new round he wants to support proposals which deliver dynamic, innovative and inclusive learning environments.

To achieve this applicants have been able to request from £25,000 up to £300,000 for capital investment in equipment and small projects.

Who can apply?

To be eligible for funding, you need to be an organisation delivering skills provision in Greater London, registered on the UK Register of Learning Providers. Your organisation must also satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

A. You have been endorsed to enter into a direct contract or grant agreement to deliver education and training with either the Greater London Authority (GLA) for the devolved Adult Education Budget (for learners aged 19 and over), or the Education and Skills Funding Agency (for learners aged 16-18 years) for the academic year 2019/20.

B. You are on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers.

C. You are a sub-contractor on the ESFA List of Declared Subcontractors.

D. You are applying with the support of a lead provider who satisfies either criteria A, B or C above. Further details are available in the Round 2 prospectus.

Projects awarded in Round 1



Organisation Name Project Name Investment award of up to:
Barking & Dagenham College The Heath & Science Industries Hub (ASIh)  £            93,000.00
Big Creative Training Ltd Big Creative Village  £            49,900.00
Bromley by Bow Centre Bromley by Bow Integrated Skills Hub  £            50,651.00
BSix Brooke House Sixth Form College BSix English and Maths Learning Hub  £          177,316.00
Capel Manor College Horticulture Commercial Production Facility  £            98,600.00
City of Westminster Council Sensory Room  £            25,000.00
City of Westminster Council Creche  £            25,000.00
Croydon College Croydon College IT Infrastructure Project  £          107,000.00
Ealing Hammersmith and Fulham College WLC Equipment Bid  £          200,000.00
East London Advanced Technology Training Creative Young Hackney  £            25,000.00
Havering College of Further and Higher Education Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Investment  £          194,000.00
Havering Sixth Form College Digital Arts Studio  £            59,607.00
Lambeth College Multi-media and Digital Equipment  £            25,375.00
London Borough of Brent Virtually Learning  £            25,000.00
London Borough of Croydon London Borough of Croydon - CALAT  £          200,000.00
London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham Community Learning Kitchen  £            60,000.00
London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham Macbeth Arts & Crafts Centre  £          200,000.00
London Borough of Harrow Bringing Mobile Learning into the Community  £            25,000.00
London Borough of Lambeth Getting Lambeth Residents Job-Ready  £            37,153.00
London Borough of Waltham Forest Make Learning Work project  £            72,422.00
London Cactus College Practice Suite for Assistant Practitioners  £            48,984.00
London South East Colleges LSEC Small projects and equipment   £          115,000.00
LTE Group Bad Boys' Bakery and Cafe Equipment Upgrade  £            36,591.00
Mardell Associates Ltd T/A Smart Training Digital Accessibility  £            42,749.00
Mediprospects Ltd Equipment for Classrooms  £            73,750.00
MI ComputSolutions Future Forward Learning  £            40,687.00
Morley College London Advancing Progression Through Digital Inclusion  £          200,000.00
Newham College of Further Education Newham Small Equipment Bid  £          170,466.00
Newham Sixth Form College Transformation of Services for Learners  £          125,000.00
Prospects College of Advanced Technology (PROCAT) Small Projects and Equipment Fund  £            45,000.00
Schools Courses & Career Development (SCCD Training) SCCD Project  £            25,000.00
Skills for Growth Enhancing the learner experience  £          105,000.00
Skills Team Ltd Connected Learning Centre  £            26,325.00
St Dominic’s Sixth Form College Passenger Lift refurbishment  £            68,400.00
Sutton College Wallington Centre  £            48,599.00
The City Literary Institute Inspiring environment to learn- Student experience  £            66,667.00
The City Literary Institute Inspiring environment to learn - Furniture  £            66,667.00
The City Literary Institute Inspiring environment to learn - Classroom improvement  £            66,667.00
Training Skills UK Ltd TSUK  £          200,000.00
Waltham Forest College Waltham Forest College Hospitality & Catering  £          200,000.00
Woodhouse College Making more efficient use of our Main Hall  £            33,258.00
Working Men’s College Small Projects and Equipment Fund   £          200,000.00

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