European Structural Funds provide EU Member States and regions with assistance to overcome structural deficiencies and to enable them to strengthen competitiveness and increase employment. The Scottish Government is the 'Managing Authority' for Structural Funds in Scotland and has overall responsibility for supervising the implementation; ongoing management; and effectiveness of the programmes.
Programmes run over a seven year period with the 2007-2013 Programmes now coming to an end. The development of the 2014-2020 Programmes is well underway. This website is designed to assist you in:
- Obtaining all the latest news on the 2014-2020 European Structural Funds Programmes in Scotland
- Getting to know the different forms of funding available
- Signposting you to the Key information you will need