Case Study

Evaluation of the Regional Growth Fund

Client: Department for Business Innovation and Skills | Sectors: Social Policy, Regions and Cities, Economic growth

The UK Regional Growth Fund is a £3.2 billion competitive fund operating across England between 2011 and 2017, with the objective of creating jobs through to the mid-2020s. The fund is managed by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills and Department for Communities and Local Government. 

Ecorys is working with Ipsos Mori carrying out a process evaluation and scoping options for a full economic and impact assessment of the programme. The research programme includes systems mapping, stakeholder consultation, a large-scale customer survey and case studies with projects and programmes supported by the fund.

Key Experts

Nicola Smith Director Policy & Research and Market Director Ecorys UK Social Policy