Today, ERSA and NCVO wrote a joint letter to the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, emphasising the importance of a replacement for the European Social Fund post-Brexit. The letter calls for clarity on the proposed UK Shared Prosperity Fund and is co-signed by 100 Chief Executives of charities and businesses across the UK. 

While focus continues to be on how we leave the European Union it is vital we have certainty on how projects funded through the European Social Fund will be funded after we leave.
There are few details known on how the UK Shared Prosperity Fund will operate or who it will benefit. The consultation has been delayed.
Together with the NCVO, ERSA is asking the new PM to confirm:

Read the letter in full and view the list of signatories..

You can still join the ERSA and NCVO working group to continue the campaign for a replacement for ESF. For more information, contact David Mortimer, Head of Policy and Communications at ERSA by emailing