Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund – local “call” for proposals

Published 4th September 2017 at 7:07am

The Local Enterprise Partnership has published a “call” for proposals to secure a share of the £15m Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund for the Sheffield City Region.

Proposals, which can be led by organisations from the public, private, charity and / or voluntary sector, are now being sought for schemes that will encourage sustainable cultural and creative regeneration.

Process for submitting proposals

All proposals must follow the guidance provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). Details of which can be found here.

Proposals must be submitted using the DCMS proforma provided at the link below:

Fund bid proforma

In addition to the DCMS proforma the LEP will also expect proposals to provide further information to enable us to appraise, rank and select the best bid. This supplementary information proforma is provided at the link below.

SCR supplementary information

Both documents should be emailed by 5pm on 13th October to


Proposals should be submitted no later than 5pm on the 13 October.

The LEP Board will consider submissions on 9 November. Scheme promoters will be informed of the decision by  13 November and the LEP will then work with the Scheme promoter of the successful proposal in advance of final submission to DCMS on 30 November 2017.

Additional information

Further information on the fund background can be found on the DCMS website. For contextual information about the SCR please review the our priorities section on this website. Further usual information about how the SCR review projects can be found in the how we make decisions section of this website.

Projects are eligible from across any of the nine local council areas that make up Sheffield City Region.

For more information about the fund and LEP process please contact