Posts by ICS Funding Services

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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Why You Should Start Planning Your CIF Bids Now

Time for CIF project applications is now getting remarkably short. As of September 3rd 2019, there are only some 30 term days left until the Condition Improvement Fund opens, which means that there are approximately just 30 days before the funding round closes for another year. Is CIF For You? The Condition Improvement Fund is only available to Standalone Academies, Small Multi Academy Trusts (MAT’s), Free Schools, Academy Special Schools and Sixth Form Colleges. It is also available to ‘converting’ Academies, that have had their formal academy order signed by September 1st 2019 and will convert by the time the
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Condition Improvement Fund Planning

Academies, have you started planning your projects in readiness for a Condition Improvement Fund application this Autumn? ICS and their expert specialists have had excellent success rates with applications to this fund in every one of the past 4 years. We work in the East Midlands, West Midlands, North, North West, North East, London, South East, South, South West & the Isle of Wight. ICS provide expert advice, guidance, support, bid-writing services & project management all on a no risk ‘no win no fee’ basis Free support with your Condition Improvement Fund applications
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