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What do we fund?


Momentum provided education and training to assist long-term unemployed people gain the skills needed to access work in sectors of the economy where there are job opportunities. It focused on funding upskilling and re-skilling programmes that delivered qualifications up to Level six the National Framework of Qualifications, or equivalent.

As well as being included under Priority 1, Momentum received a special allocation under the Youth Employment Initiative to support under 25s not in education, employment or training.

Applications closed for the Momentum programme in 2016.