For each of the education and training providers it funds, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has in place a funding agreement or contract. The terms of the agreement or contract vary according to the type of education and/or training provision and the legal status of the entity.
The grant agreement / contract sets out:
- the obligations of the education and training provider in return for receipt of public funding from ESFA
- the circumstances in which ESFA will undertake intervention action in the event of educational, financial or other failure of the provider
This page contains grant funding agreements, and contracts ESFA has issued to providers (excluding academies) for 2017 to 2018 academic year.
Model agreements for academies are available on the following pages: