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The City of Edinburgh Council is committed to the delivery of appropriate funding support for the Joined Up for Jobs network.

The responsibility for the City of Edinburgh Council's investment in the JUFJ network sits with Employability and Talent Development. They have produced an Integrated Employability Service Commissioning Strategy to set out the future plan on how services will be procured and leads on the development and implementaion of the Strategic Skills Pipeline. The work of Employability and Skills links directly to the Council's Strategy for Jobs aims and objectives.

The Capital City Partnership is the monitoring arm of Employability and Skills and has a key role to play in Edinburgh's Jobs Strategy 'Joined Up For Jobs'. Its key tasks are to advise, support and develop the city's Jobs Strategy and Partnership and to contract, performance manage and improve the outcomes from all of the city's locally funded employability services.


The Employability Third Party Grants are administered by Capital City Partnership for the City of Edinburgh Council. It is a small grants programme.

Information on the Employability Fund

Voice Your Choice is an employability themed Participatory Budgeting process for Edinburgh, which offered small grants up to £2,000 to projects that support positive steps towards employment.