How to make your CIF bid a success

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Chris Jefferies


Chris Jefferies


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Learn about some of the key considerations and factors that can determine your application success

The Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) can benefit schools and academies striving to balance constrained budgets and deliver estate upkeep. But, as funding is squeezed by wider economic pressures, the threshold for successful applications is more rigorous than ever.

A CIF grant can support a wide range of improvements and initiatives, including roof renewals, heating system upgrades, rewires, safety refurbishments, asbestos removal works, and even decarbonisation initiatives. If you are considering making a CIF application in the next funding wave, Rider Levett Bucknall is ready to support you to achieve grant success.

Our specialist CIF team provides comprehensive support with funding applications. So far, we have helped to secure over £200m of capital funding for school building improvement projects, and understand the procedures and schemes most likely to receive approval. Combined with our ‘no-win, no-fee’ bid submission basis, we offer a low-risk solution.

Join us for this 30-minute overview of the CIF application process, where we highlight some of the key considerations and factors that can determine application success. This event is highly relevant for schools and academies planning a new application for the next funding allocation or for those have previously been unsuccessful.


Date: Thursday 5 October 2023

Time: 15:00 – 15:45

Venue: Online

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