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UKSPF guidance and resources

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You will find here additional guidance and resources, both specific to the UKSPF programme in Sunderland and national guidance and resources.

In January 2023, the council commissioned the Learning and Work Institute to undertake a research project into evidence of need for employment support for the economically inactive. The final report was published in April 2023 and is available below.

Economic Inactivity in Sunderland - Call for Evidence Final Report


UKSPF Sunderland Guidance

UKSPF Sunderland Funding Guidance

UKSPF Sunderland Branding and Publicity Guidance

UKSPF Sunderland Executive Summary

UKSPF Sunderland Evidence Base Review

Sunderland UKSPF Project Assurance Diagram


UKSPF National Guidance

Further information on the UKSPF, including UKSPF Prospectus, Interventions, outputs and indicators guidance, Allocation methodology, and Privacy notice is available on the GOV.UK UK Shared Prosperity Fund: prospectus webpage and the New levelling up and community investments webpage.

Government also published additional guidance on 19 July 2022. While this is targeted at Lead Authorities, project applicants may find some of the guidance helpful in developing their proposals. This includes information on:

  • Outcome and Output Definitions - including an updated list of outputs and outcomes
  • Reporting and Performance Management
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Assurance and Risk
  • Branding and Publicity
  • Subsidy Control
  • Procurement
  • Equalities

This is available on the GOV.UK UK Shared Prosperity Fund: additional information webpage.

Please contact us at for any general enquiries on UKSPF or if you have any questions or require further information.

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