Privacy notice UK Shared Prosperity Fund applications

Our UK Shared Prosperity Grant applications privacy notice explains how we use your personal information and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

Information we collect

The information we ask for is essential, we cannot consider your application without it.  When you apply, we will need the following information:

  • personal details, including name, contact details and email address
  • organisational details, including name, position, phone number and address
  • partnership information, including name, organisation, and position
  • capital and revenue expenditure over the next three years of the grant 
  • match funding expenditure over the next three years of the grant
  • budget for the three years of the grant
  • personnel information of project lead/teams including their name, title, and relevant experience
  • monitoring information relating to outputs and outcomes, including delivery of milestones and timetables
  • additional information as attachments to support application

Why we collect this information

We collect this information for the following purposes:

  • personal details, so we can identify you
  • organisational details to check your eligible for assistance
  • financial information in relation to budgets, capital, and revenue in relation to the grant application – so that we can understand your requirements
  • match funding expenditure – so that we can understand your application requirements
  • contact details, so we can get in touch with you
  • personnel information of your team – so we can understand who is leading on delivering on your project

Who we might share your information with

We may share your information with the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. This is the government department responsible for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. Your personal data might be used for statistical monitoring and for the detection and prevention of fraud.

What we do with your information

The information you provide is used for us to execute our public duty under Section 1 of the Localism Act 2011.

How long we keep your information

We will keep your information for 3 years (plus the current year) from the date of your application.

Your rights

You do have some legal rights in respect of the personal information we collect from you. Please see our Privacy policy page for further details.

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, you should raise your concern with us in the first instance or directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office at:

You can also contact our Data Protection Officer by email at