Trust Capacity Fund


PAG has so far helped clients secure well in excess of £1,000,000 worth of TCaF funding to grow and develop their trusts. Our experience shows that an earlier application is more likely to be successful. To discuss applying for TCaF 3 funding you can speak to one of our experts today by clicking here. You can also find out more about the Trust Capacity Fund itself, our experience and your eligibility below.

    The Trust Capacity Fund


    The Trust Capacity Fund (TCaF) 2021-2022 is now open for applicants and up to £24 million in total will be awarded to support trust growth and development across England. The first application window will close on the 25th June 2021. Additional windows will run from 26th June to 30th September, and from 1st October to 30th November. The maximum grant threshold available is £310,000, depending on the eligibility criteria. There are two strands of TCaF funding, classified as follows:

    • A1: For projects in which your trust will take on at least one additional inadequate or requires improvement school from one of the areas listed below. Those in bold have the highest priority.
    • B: For all other trust capacity building projects

    Eligibility can checked by clicking here.

        Our Experience


        PAG has supported a number of clients in writing their application and growth plans and to date has been able to secure more than £1 million for a wide range of clients all over England. 

        PAG secured over 90% of TCaF amounts bid for and has an overall bid success rate in excess of 90% across a range of DfE funding rounds and other competitions.

        Premier Advisory Group can provide high-quality bid-writing and review services, including consultancy and research, to support you in your TCaF 3 application.

        We have already helped a number of our clients submit TCaF applications and are poised to help you to submit a high-quality TCaF 3 application as well.
        TCaF 3

        "Premier Advisory worked with us to help us secure TCaF funding to support the delivery of the next phase of our trust´s strategy. PAG helped us refine our growth plan and application form efficiently and effectively, taking time to understand our vision and ethos. We were impressed with how PAG was able to match our narrative style to reflect the aims and ambitions of our trust while ensuring adherence to the TCaF criteria."

        Paul Stone
        CEO, Discovery Schools Academy Trust

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        High Priority Areas

        • Adur
        • Amber Valley
        • Arun
        • Ashfield
        • Barnsley
        • Bexley
        • Birmingham
        • Blaby
        • Blackpool
        • Bolsover
        • Boston
        • Bradford
        • Breckland
        • Bristol, City of
        • Broxbourne
        • Burnley
        • Bury
        • Cannock Chase
        • Castle Point
        • Chesterfield
        • Corby
        • Cornwall
        • County Durham
        • Darlington
        • Derby
        • Doncaster
        • Dorset
        • Dover
        • Dudley
        • East Cambridgeshire
        • East Devon
        • East Lindsey
        • East Northamptonshire
        • East Suffolk
        • Eden
        • Erewash
        • Exeter
        • Fenland
        • Forest of Dean
        • Gateshead
        • Gedling
        • Gloucester
        • Gosport
        • Halton
        • Hambleton
        • Hartlepool
        • Hastings
        • Hertsmere
        • High Peak
        • Hyndburn
        • Ipswich
        • Isle of Wight
        • Kettering
        • King's Lynn & West Norfolk
        • Kingston upon Hull, City of
        • Knowsley
        • Leicester
        • Liverpool
        • Luton
        • Mansfield
        • Mid Suffolk
        • Middlesbrough
        • Newcastle upon Tyne
        • North Devon
        • North Durham and City
        • North East Derbyshire
        • North Liverpool
        • North Somerset
        • North Tyneside
        • Northampton
        • Northumberland
        • Norwich
        • Nottingham
        • Nuneaton & Bedworth
        • Oadby & Wigston
        • Oldham
        • Oxford
        • Plymouth
        • Redcar & Cleveland
        • Rochford
        • Rotherham
        • Rugby
        • Ryedale
        • Salford
        • Sandwell
        • Scarborough
        • Sedgemoor
        • Sefton
        • Sheffield
        • Solihull
        • Somerset West & Taunton South
        • Derbyshire
        • South Gloucestershire
        • South Holland
        • South Northamptonshire
        • South Sefton
        • South Staffordshire
        • South Tyneside
        • Southampton
        • St. Helens
        • Stevenage
        • Stockport
        • Stockton-on-Tees
        • Stoke-on-Trent
        • Sunderland
        • Swindon
        • Tameside
        • Tamworth
        • Teignbridge
        • Telford & Wrekin
        • Tendring
        • Thurrock
        • Torridge
        • Uttlesford
        • Walsall
        • Wellingborough
        • Welwyn Hatfield
        • West Lancashire
        • West Suffolk
        • Wyre
        • Wyre Forest
        PAG HAS HELPED CLIENTS SECURE over
        £0
        OF TCAF FUNDING

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