School Funding Applications

Lea Hough has obtained over £11 million of funding for schools and academies across Lancashire and Cumbria in the past four years alone.

We have extensive experience in preparing funding applications for development or maintenance works through funding streams including the Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) (formerly the Academies Capital Maintenance Fund) and Local Education Authority Coordinated Voluntary Aided Programme (LCVAP).

Once a plan of work is decided upon, Lea Hough’s expert team will identify the most available funding streams and develop tailored funding applications, complete with development drawings, estimated costs and justification for the scheme in order to best satisfy the funding criteria. The school will generally not incur fees unless the bid is successful and remittance will come from within the funding.

Funding opportunities are usually available annually with schools and academies being invited to bid in October with applications then submitted by December/January so that successful bids can be specified and tendered before the end of term and delivered over the summer holidays.

Key Contact:
Michael Harrison
Partner - Chartered Building Surveyor
01254 260196
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Preston Office
Telephone: 01772 458866
Blackburn Office
Telephone: 01254 260196
Clitheroe Office
Telephone: 01200 320040
Lancaster Office
Telephone: 01524 899850
Manchester Office
Telephone: 0161 265 0070
Lea Hough is a trading name of Lea Hough & Co LLP, which is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales under partnership number OC306054.
Registered Office: Oakshaw House, 2 Capricorn Park, Blakewater Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 5QR