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The Condition Improvement Fund Countdown Is On: Are You Ready?

There are just 31 days in total before this important Condition Improvement Fund round closes for another year, so time is now critical if you wish to apply for any project funding. It is also of paramount importance that ALL schools, including previously registered schools, register on the new ESFA Portal by November 29th at 12noon. Urgent Action Needed It is with some urgency that you should be taking action now. If you wait too long you may find that the best Condition Improvement Fund technical advisors are all booked up and cannot take on your project applications. Pre-Application Needed
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Latest CIF 2020-2021 Guidance Update

The big news is officially upon us. The CIF 2020-2021 online application window is now open! For anyone reading this article that might be new to the Condition Improvement Fund (CIF), the core priority of the fund is to support condition projects. It’s key focus is to ensure school and college buildings remain safe and in good working order. The majority of CIF funding aims revolve around addressing building issues with significant consequences that revenue or Devolved Formula Capital (DFC) funding cannot meet. These include issues with poor building condition, building compliance, energy efficiency or health and safety. To see
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What Are Condition Improvement Fund Grants Available For?

Condition Improvement Fund Grants, or CIF Grants to use its acronym is an annual grant funding round from the government Education and Skills Funding Agency. Highest Priority CIF Projects Legislation and Health & Safety, including Hot & Cold Water Services, Ventilation, Air Quality & Thermal Comfort, Asbestos Removal, Gas safety, Electrical safety, Lift safety, Fire safety, Security and Safeguarding. High Priority CIF Projects Life Expired Condition Replacement, risk of school closure, including Building Structure, Mechanical Systems, Electrical Systems, Utility Capacity & Utility Connections. Medium Priority CIF Projects Life Expired Condition Replacement, including Internal & External Building Fabric, Building Structure, Mechanical
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3 Reasons To Outsource Your Condition Improvement Fund Applications

The Condition Improvement Funds core priority is to support condition projects and the focus of the fund is to keep academy and sixth-form college buildings safe and in good working order. Most CIF funding aims to address issues with significant consequences that revenue or Devolved Formula Capital (DFC) funding cannot meet. These include issues with poor building condition, building compliance, energy efficiency or health and safety. 1. You Need Expert Condition Improvement Fund Guidance Specialist and experienced professional advisors in Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) applications will provide you with expert guidance and support throughout the whole process, saving you time,
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