What we do

The ESFA brings together the former responsibilities of the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA) to create a single agency accountable for funding education and skills for children, young people and adults.

ESFA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Education.

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Our management

  • Eileen Milner

    Eileen Milner

    Chief Executive, Education and Skills Funding Agency

Contact ESFA

For enquiries relating to functions of the former Education Funding Agency contact:

Ministerial and Public Communications Division
Department for Education
Piccadilly Gate
Store Street
Manchester
M1 2WD

This includes academy or pre-16 provision, school building/capital provision or 16 to 19 provision (incl. 19+ continuing learners).

For enquiries relating to functions of the former Skills Funding Agency contact:

Ministerial and Public Communications Division
Department for Education
Piccadilly Gate
Store Street
Manchester
M1 2WD

This includes apprenticeships, 19+ adult education and ESF.

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of information (FOI) requests

Ministerial and Public Communications Division
Department for Education
Piccadilly Gate
Store Street
Manchester
M1 2WD

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