Issue details

Award of UKSPF/RPF Round Two Funding: Grants 4 Growth 2

The recommendation to fund ‘Grants 4 Growth 2’, as set out in this report, enabling the immediate mobilisation of grants for local business growth and the creation of a growth advisory service. That a proportion of the council’s funding relating to the Supporting Local Business of UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and Rural Prosperity Fund (RPF) is utilised for this purpose.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Incurring expenditure above £75,000 threshold in respect of revenue/£180,000 in respect of capital;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/06/2023

Explanation of anticipated restriction:

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Finance, Commercialisation, UKSPF and Levelling Up

Contact: Saul Farrell, Senior Programme Manager - UK Shared Prosperity Fund/Rural Prosperity Fund Email:

Consultation process



Consultation with:
-The Leader of the Council
-The relevant Portfolio Holder
-The Supporting Local Business Theme Group
-The South Holland UKSPF/RPF Partnership Group
-Senior Officers (SLT)

Human Rights Issues: Yes