VCS Assist

VCS Assist 2.0

VCS Assist 2.0 is an EU part-funded project supporting voluntary and community sector organisations in London to successfully access the European Social Fund and deliver ESF projects. It succeeds the VCS Assist project which operated during the 2007-2013 ESF round.

From January 2016 2016 VCS Assist 2.0 project partners, London Voluntary Service Council and the Evelyn Oldfield Unit, will deliver:

  • One to one surgeries for organisations intending to apply for or holding ESF funding, providing a range of support from application guidance, complying with ESF requirements and ESF project management
  • Workshops focusing on particular skills required for ESF and opportunities
  • Forum events, bringing together organisations interested in ESF from across London to share information and provide networking opportunities
  • Regular updates on ESF opportunities and progress, including through the website and monthly e-bulletins.


The project partners are grateful to the following funders for providing match funding: City Bridge Trust, Comic Relief, London Councils and Trust for London.


Further queries about the VCS Assist 2.0 programme should be directed to:

Jonathan Slater, Policy & Project Manager - Employment & Skills: 020 7832 5823 Email  Twitter: @Jonathan_LVSC