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Condition Improvement Fund

During recent years of CIF funding it was clear the EFA have been pushing for Academies and Trusts to take ownership of their estate and effectively manage their asset plan for the future. So in order to carry on with our exceptional success rate we are urging academies to start thinking about the next CIF round as early as possible. Many previous bids were rejected on the grounds that there was a lack of cost certainty and project planning. This is why starting early is essential to the success of your next bid.

so What exactly is CIF?

The Condition Improvement Fund is an annual bidding round for academies and sixth-form colleges to apply for capital funding. The main function of the fund is to address health and safety issues, building compliance and poor building condition. Successful projects are those that are able to demonstrate the urgency of the project whilst aligning with the priorities as set by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (EFSA).

Over the last 7 bid rounds the Garland Company have enjoyed a market leading success rate for over 700 successful bids!

Click here to view download the full Informaion for Applicants from the Department for Education

Due to the anticipated demand for the CIF fund, only applications which closely align with the CIF policy priorities are expected to be successful. For 2021/22 the EFSA have stated that bids will be favoured from those applicants able to display strong governance and good financial management.


Based on our previous experience and success we can provide assistance in preparing and writing bids with no additional costs incured. All fees for project delivery are included in the bid so why not have a free consultation to discuss the needs of your buildings and to establish your bid strategy. Once a bid is successful a complete turn-key solution from specifications, tendering and project delivery can be established.

The Garland Company can put together an effective Roof Asset Management Plan to manage your roofing assets and best utilise funding to tackle the roofs in a methodical and manageable way. This involves a free condition survey across site using all the tools necessary to gauge the condition of each roof section on each property

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