The aim of this document is to support European Social Fund (ESF) authorities in assessing the legality, regularity and eligibility of Simplified Cost Options (SCOs) before implementation.
This manual aims to support European Social Fund (ESF) authorities and stakeholders in designing and implementing Simplified Cost Options (SCOs).
This checklist aims to guide those managing or implementing the European Social Fund and European Social Fund Plus, including managing authorities, intermediate bodies, relevant ministries, and organisations working on housing, in planning and implementing Housing First actions with homeless peop
Building on a peer-to-peer training (Feb. 2021), this guide will help the ESF community to develop/improve solutions for young people who are disengaged, not actively looking for work and/or training, or experience challenges, such as poverty, social exclusion, disability and discrimination.
The toolkit draws on exchanges during a peer-to-peer training on programming actions to combat poverty and social exclusion of children, held in January 2021, in the context of the emerging European Social Fund Plus (ESF+)
This brochure presents 27 examples of social innovation initiatives across the European Union, one from each Member State.
This paper covers ESF practices to keep older workers in employment and/or reintegrate them into the labour market and society, and goes on to suggest setting up dedicated career and age management strategies supported by the ESF+.
The concept of ‘distance travelled’ is a way to measure progress in achieving ‘soft outcomes’ that may lead to sustained employment or other associated ‘hard outcomes’ in the future.
The aim of the guidebook is to support ESF managing authorities and intermediate bodies in implementing the partnership principle in their programmes.
This publication displays lessons learnt from transnational cooperation since 2015 around five themes: ways of working in the Thematic Networks; synergies between the ESF and other EU funds and programmes; stakeholder engagement; transfer of learning; mainstreaming.