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Further education college capital investment fund (CCIF) expressions, December 2013

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Skills Funding Agency
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College Capital Investment Fund Expressions of Interest (EoI) Round 6 application guidance December 2013 Of interest to Further Education Colleges Further Education College Capital Investment Fund (CCIF) Expressions Cheylesmore House, Quinton Road, Coventry, CV1 2WT T 0845 377 5000 www.skillsfundingagency.bis.gov.uk Application Guidance 1.0 Introduction 1.1 This document sets out the arrangements for the allocation of Round 6 of the Further Education (FE) College Capital Investment Fund (CCIF) and invites eligible FE colleges to submit Expressions of Interest. If colleges have sufficiently developed detailed proposals, they may submit a detailed application alongside an Expression of Interest (see section 6). 1.2 The FE College Capital Investment Strategy (December 2012) announced the creation of the CCIF. The objective of the CCIF is to provide capital grant support for renewal, modernisation and rationalisation of the FE college estate. It will also enable the provision of good quality accommodation and specialist equipment to support education and training, which promotes growth and helps learners reach their potential. We will target the CCIF at those colleges in the greatest need of capital investment:  colleges with buildings in poor condition and inefficient estates  those that demonstrate high value for money  those that can support growth in the economy. 2.0 College Capital Investment Funds Available 2.1 The Agency anticipates total grant of £58million is available for allocation in 2014-15 with a limited budget available in 2013-14. These figures may however be subject to minor change following the outcome of the Round 5 detailed applications or if any colleges with existing successful detailed applications decide not to progress their projects As with earlier CCIF rounds, we expect Round 6 to be oversubscribed and highly competitive. 2.2 The Agency has

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