CIF Bid Assistance

It’s inevitable that over time the condition of a building will deteriorate. A Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) can help towards the cost of restoring an Academy or Sixth Form College. Pinnacle Furniture have the expertise to manage the CIF bidding process for you, from designing and costing the project to creating the proposal documentation.

What is a CIF?

The Condition Improvement Fund is capital funding given by the Education Funding Agency (EFA) in order to make improvements to your Academy or Sixth Form College, keeping them safe and in good working order.

In addition, a CIF could also be provided to help to extend a College or Academy if the institution is rated ‘outstanding’ or ‘good’ by Ofsted.

The process from start to finish has many elements to it and can become quite time consuming. Furthermore, the EFA have a strict deadline for applications which is usually in December, so it’s important to begin the process in good time. Not all bids are successful, however you can increase your chances of the CIF bid being approved by making sure the application is submitted with well-written proposal documentation.

How we can help you

At Pinnacle Furniture, we manage the CIF bidding process for you.

Our experienced Project Managers will assess your space and work closely with you to ensure we understand your requirements. The information will then be passed to our Design Team who will create a design which encapsulates your requirements and brings your vision to life. We will add up the cost for the project and if you are happy with it, we will produce all of the proposal documentation for you. All you will need to do is submit it to the EFA – simple!

If you would like to know more about our CIF service, click here or contact us via the form below.

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We would love to hear from you about your project! Give us a call, send an email or use the form below, we are always keen to share our expertise and answer your questions.

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