CIF is now the main point of funding for all academies, free schools, studios and UTC’s within the country. The funding is available for building condition and expansion projects, and the range of funding available for projects is £8,000 to £4m.
An ACMF application form has to contain the following:
- Condition Survey (RICS)
- Fire Risk Assessment (FRA)
- Health & Safety or DDA Assessment (where required)
- Initial estimate for works
- Works programme, risk assessment and delivery methodology
Across the UK, Aura has raiased funding under ACMF. Aura has also raised capital funding from targeted Basic Needs, Demographic Growth Fund, Salix and Independent Specialist Providers Building Improvement Fund.