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How does the CIF Appeals process work?

Securing the necessary funding for crucial infrastructure projects can prove to be a complex and competitive endeavour. Especially within educational settings where available resources are stretched thinly as it is. Fortunately, however, the Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) and CIF appeals process have long provided schools with a beacon of hope. This scheme supplies financial support for academic institutions struggling to make necessary improvements to their facilities.  Being government-led, the scheme aims to allocate funding as fairly and efficiently as possible. There may be instances, however, when a school feels that their application may have been unfairly assessed or overlooked. In such […]

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CIF Funding for Schools – Who is eligible?

CIF funding for schools is a type of financial aid provided by the government. The acronym stands for ‘Condition Improvement Fund’ and the aim of this budget is to help schools, academies and sixth-form colleges stay in good condition, or to improve the condition to get them up to an appropriate standard. CIF capital funding is reserved for qualifying educational facilities that are in desperate need of repair works. These defects may be hindering the way they operate, or they could even be a health and safety risk. When granted, funding can then be used to make vital improvements. Eligibility […]

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