Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) & Bid Writing consultants

A track record of success

In 2018 we won over £27m of Condition Improvement Funding (CIF) for our academy clients, making us the UKs most successful CIF funding consultancy.

Working only with MATs and academies, over the last three years our CIF consultants achieved a funding success rate of 90% and delivered over 700 capital projects.

The CIF bid was successful in accessing £1.7m of capital funding.
— Hilary Barber, Director of Operations, Ninestiles Academy Trust

If your premises need repair, renovation or expansion, and you are a single academy or part of a small MAT, then you can bid for capital from the Condition Improvement Fund (CIF).

CIF is an annual bidding round offered by the ESFA, for academies with plans to improve their premises and create a safe, secure and positive learning environment for their pupils, teachers and staff.

Funding has been secured for a wide variety of projects such as:

  • Sports facilities

  • New or extended classrooms

  • Structural repairs and alterations

  • Boiler replacement & zoning of heating

  • Roof and window replacement

  • Increasing site security and safety

For more information on our CIF funding and bid writing services, and how our team of CIF consultants can support your academy or MAT, please call 01530 276127 or email