We are a consultancy with over 25 years of experience in the building services industry that can undertake the full bid application process on your behalf for any condition improvement or decarbonisation that your school needs. We can tailor our professional services to meet your requirements.

Our services include:

  • Surveys reports
  • Technical analysis
  • Feasibility reports
  • Project bid writing

Condition Improvement Fund

The Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) is an annual bidding round for eligible academies, sixth-form colleges and VA schools to apply for capital funding. The priority for the fund is to address significant condition need, keeping education provider buildings safe and in good working order. This includes funding projects to address health and safety issues, building compliance and poor building condition. CIF also supports a small proportion of expansion projects. These are for academies, sixth-form colleges and VA schools rated good or outstanding by Ofsted that can demonstrate a need to expand.

Key dates
CIF 2022/23 closed
Funding announcement May 2022
CIF 2023/24 expected to be announced in Autumn 2022

Salix PSDS Funding

Salix Finance Ltd delivers government funding to the public sector, including central government, to improve energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and lower energy bills.

Key dates
Last round (2021/22): Closed
Launch of next round (2022/23): Awaiting Announcement

T Level Capital Funding

The T Levels Capital Fund is available to support eligible further education providers delivering T Levels in September 2022. The fund is formed of 2 parts:The building and facilities improvement grant (BFIG) which providers will need to bid for

The Specialist Equipment Allocation (SEA) which will be awarded to providers using a formula allocation (provided they have not previously received funding for the particular route/s)

Key dates:
Current round (2022/23): Closed
Funding announcement: July 2022
Next round expected: December 2022

Urgent Capital Support

Urgent Capital Support is for organisations that require funding assistance to address urgent building condition issues that put at risk either the safety of pupils and staff, or threatens the closure of the whole, or a significant part of the school. UCS is for academies and sixth-form colleges who do not have access to a School Condition Allocation (SCA), and have a genuine and immediate need for urgent support that cannot wait until the next round of funding opens.