UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK Government's Levelling Up agenda.
Between 2022 and 2025, it will provide over £2.6bn of funding for local investment across the country.
The primary goal of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund is to build pride in place and increase life chances across the UK. Underneath this overarching aim, there are three Investment Priorities:
There is also an emphasis on Net Zero and nature recovery.
In Edinburgh, forty two successful projects will receive funding after a commissioning process in 2022.
Fourteen with a focus on Communities and Place, six with an emphasis on Supporting Local Business and twenty two with a focus on People and Skills.