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.

Priority Stamp

Pre-Application Needed

Large costly projects can be very complex, and will require time-consuming surveys, feasibility studies and even plans, drawings and planning consent. Your projects will also require pre-application tendering to demonstrate good ‘value for money’ to the Education & Skills Funding Agency.

‘No Win No Fee’ With ICS

ICS offers a risk-free ‘no win no fee’ service that has helped secure in the region of £60Million in Condition Improvement Funding for schools nationwide.

Condition Improvement Funding for Academies

Use Your Time Wisely

It is not too late if the remaining time is used wisely. ICS can still help you to obtain the best appraisal of your CIF projects, but act now so that your projects can be evaluated, applications compiled and submitted in good time before the closing deadline on 13 December 2019.

Latest CIF 2020-2021 Criteria

The latest CIF 2020-2021 criteria update was published in October 2019. In this new criteria featured many key points that all schools, including previously registered schools should take note of. ICS are particularly open to speaking to and assisting eligible non-diocesan VA (Voluntary Aided) schools as the new criteria states such schools are now able to apply for up to 2 projects between £20k and £4m per project. For further information on the updated criteria for 2020-2021, please click here.

To speak to ICS directly, call us today on 01623 821587, email any enquiries to or click here to fill out our ‘quick contact’ form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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