Academies: funding, payments and compliance

Information to help open academies and academy trusts comply with their funding agreement and understand their funding and payments.

General information

Information to help academies and academy trusts with business-cycle planning.

  1. Academies planning calendar

Academies governance and financial assurance

Information to help academies understand and comply with their governance and financial assurance requirements.

Academies funding and payments

Information to help academies how much funding they will receive and when payments are made.

Academies risk protection arrangement (RPA)

Academies compliance

Information to help academies comply with other aspects of their funding agreements. Reports, letters and notices to improve are in a separate collection.

  1. Academy admissions
  2. Setting up an academies complaints procedure
  3. Academies: making significant changes or closure by agreement

New academies information

This section contains information for new academies to help them understand the role of Education Funding Agency and what is expected from academies.

  1. Academies: information for new academies
  2. Academy trusts: information for new trusts

Academies capital funding

Information about capital funding including the Condition Improvement Fund (CIF).

  1. Capital funding for multi-academy trusts (MATs)
  2. Condition Improvement Fund
  3. Academy property transactions
Published 11 March 2014
Last updated 22 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added four documents to the collection: Academy trusts: themes arising from ESFA's assurance work; Academy trust financial management good practice guides; Academy trusts: information for new trusts; Related party transactions: information for academy trusts
  2. Added additional funding and compliance items.
  3. Added academies risk protection arrangement to the collection.
  4. First published.