Convergence Support

These investments work hard behind-the-scenes to help deliver projects.

Convergence Programme Management Costs: This South West RDA Technical Assistance project covered the costs of running the ERDF Convergence Programme for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Investment: ERDF Convergence £7,212,126
                      South West RDA  £2,404,042

Convergence set up costs: This Technical Assistance investment was made to cover the costs of setting up the Convergence Programme for Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly.

Investment: ERDF Convergence £591,799
                      South West RDA  £197,266

Cornwall Council Convergence Support: This project funds the Cornwall Council Convergence Support Team who act as the main point of contact within Cornwall Council for ERDF Convergence activity.

Investment: ERDF Convergence £853,500
                      South West RDA  £37,501
                      Cornwall Council £246,999

Cornwall Development Company SIF Delivery Team:  Funding a team employed by Cornwall Development Company (CDC) to implement and deliver the six Strategic Investment Frameworks.

Investment: ERDF Convergence £6,418,243
                      South West RDA £450,000
                      Cornwall Council £1,000,000

CPR Delivery Support: Established a Convergence Programme co-ordination function within the Camborne Pool and Redruth Urban Regeneration Company (CPRR).

Investment: ERDF Convergence £4,921,779
                      South West RDA  £1,640,593

CPR Delivery Support (2011-12):  Maintained CPRR’s delivery support functions to develop robust ERDF proposals which were prioritised for delivery in Camborne, Pool and Redruth as a result of the SIF Review.

Investment: ERDF Convergence £322, 700
                      HCA Match £107,732

CUC Central Team Interim Funding: Proposals were being developed for the long-term strategic direction of the CUC Central Team, its funding and contributions to Convergence activities for the life of the Programme. The funding of the Central Team came to an end in April 2008, and in order to support the completion of CUC Convergence funding proposals and maintain the momentum of CUC developed under Objective One this investment was put in place.

Investment: ERDF Convergence £345,216
                      Contribution from CUC £115,072

CUC Phase 3 Central Team: A team of people who supported CUC Convergence activities, through three main functional areas - executive support and co-ordination, business support and PR & communications.

Investment: ERDF Convergence £1,858,335
                      UCF Total £519,446
                      CCC Total £100,000

Isles of Scilly SIF Delivery Team: Creation of a dedicated Strategic Investment Framework delivery team for the Isles of Scilly that would be responsible for the development and implementation of projects within the Isles of Scilly area as guided by priority action areas set out in the Strategic Investment Framework.

Investment: ERDF Convergence £813,893
                      RDA Single Pot £100,000

Operational Evaluation Programme: Delivering a suite of thematic or major project evaluations at the operational level across the Convergence programme, which will contribute to a wider evaluation strategy covering Convergence, Competitiveness and South West RDA single pot programmes.

Investment: ERDF Convergence £1,027,662
                      South West RDA £342,554

Scoping and Development Fund: Identification of investment opportunities and support for partners in developing investments and approaches through the commissioning process for the Convergence Programme for Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly.

Investment: ERDF Convergence £722,127
                      South West RDA £240,709

Convergence Partnership Office: Undertaking communications and public relations for the ERDF Convergence Programme to a wide range of audiences.

Investment: ERDF Convergence £1,138,610
                      South West RDA  £189,768
                      Cornwall Council £189,768

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