It’s Time to get your CIF Bids ready, the deadline is fast approaching!

Over the years we have supported many schools and colleges in CIF bid applications by assisting them in preparing a detailed design submission as we are equally committed in delivering forward thinking learning environments that enhance results, and attract talented students and staff.

Whether you are a single academy or a trust looking for an approach which brings maximum benefit to your interiors, we have the right knowledge and expertise to assist you and more to the point dependent on your project, we usually provide this design service for FREE.

Why choose Innova?

Creating attractive and hardworking school interiors is an ongoing challenge for all schools. Maintenance and upkeep of a learning establishment consumes budget which is already tight. It’s important to make sure that the choices you make are going to give you the best long-term return on investment.

Understanding your needs –early engagement:

With the on-going challenges in education from an increase in roll call, overcrowding in classrooms and funding cuts, we have the expertise in designing interiors and furniture tailored to your needs but exceeds your expectation.  By consulting with you at the initial stages of the project means we get the spatial arrangement and circulation strategy right, early on in the process.  Our knowledgeable in-house experts can then guide you through the whole turnkey process from start to finish including minor building works, gas, plumbing, electrical, lighting, ceiling, flooring and decoration should you require it.

Flexibility in Design:

For today’s learner, flexibility is key, so it is important that you invest in layouts and furniture that not only future-proof your interiors but also support multiple teaching and learning styles, enhancing the learning experience for students.  We develop designs that support collaboration and active learning.

Maximise value from your budget:

We maximise your budget by offering specialist expertise with an in-house design, manufacturing and installation service that is tailored to your requirements and budget.

Our products are competitively priced, skillfully designed and built to last – delivering true value for money.  Whether you’re looking for a full turnkey solution or furniture only, we’ll carry out a smooth, effective delivery and installation for you.

Speak to our team about how you can improve your interiors cost-effectively. We are savvy about budgets and think creatively about how we can help you to get more return from your school interiors, your budget – and more satisfaction from your students and teachers.

For further bid application guidance click here to read the full Condition Improvement Fund 2018 to 2019 guide here.

The deadline for new applicants to register is 30th November 2017 before 5pm. The deadline for submitting is 12 noon on 14th December 2017.

To see what other funding options are out there for next year’s projects, read our ‘Alternative ways to secure funding for school classrooms’.


If you would like to hear more about our services, discuss how we can help you with a CIF application, please contact us on 0161 477 5300, or email;