CIF - Education Architects

What is CIF?
CIF is an annual round of government funding offered by the ESFA (Education & Skills Funding Agency). This is awarded through a bidding process open to academies and MAT’s only.

We are experts in Education Design and strive to create safe, secure and positive learning environments for your pupils, teachers and staff.

Adding to this, our many years of successful CIF bid writing means we are best placed to guide you through this complex procedure. We have a very high success rate of securing funding for a wide variety of projects: new classrooms and extensions, structural repairs and alterations, sports facilities, roof and window replacement, boiler replacement, safeguarding and site security.

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CIF – What do we do? 

We will put together a dedicated team of highly experienced Professional Advisors to work with you on your project, who fully understand your urgent need for funding.

Our focus will be on demonstrating value for money, risk mitigation, and to ensure the project is “spade ready”.

We will be your single point of contact from start to finish, giving you continuity and peace of mind.

Your CIF bid will be led by our Education Team, consisting of highly experienced Architects and Technical Staff with services covering:

  • Gap Analysis
  • Feasibility Design & Options Appraisal
  • Premises Development Plans
  • Full Planning Permission
  • Technical Design & Specification
  • Project Tendering & Review
  • Contractor Selection
  • Project Management
  • Contract Management to Completion