Established in 2015 CIF is an OJEU compliant award-winning construction framework that is transforming lives through the power of social procurement.

Free to join, CIF is the most comprehensive framework on the market with  61 Supply Partners spanning across 14 groups.

A dynamic one stop shop for capital works and services, CIF was designed in partnership with our public-sector partners to provide a compliant, flexible procurement vehicle for capital projects that places the client in the driving seat.

CIF public-sector partners include: NHS Foundation Trusts, Universities, Housing Associations and Local Authorities.  Public-sector membership to the framework has grown organically due to our reputation as an ethical and financially transparent framework.

A socially driven framework with Social Value threaded through every action and transaction CIF operates like no other.

Our leadership team has a combined 60yrs experience delivering public-sector frontline services which places our unique understanding of poverty and its affects on communities at the heart of the framework.

Each time CIF is utilised profits are invested into community prevention and intervention services that impact on key public-sector priorities such as employability, health, well being, education and crime reduction.

Re-investing public monies into deprived areas not only supports the most vulnerable in society but it relieves the pressure on public-sector frontline services.

By buying social our public-sector partners are relieving the pressure on frontline public-sector services which has untold benefits for the public-sector and the communities they serve.

Together we are making communities safer, stronger, healthier and economically active.

CIF is available for procurement until March 2022.


CIF offers the value of SMEs and the buying power of national contractors providing a fast, cost-effective procurement solution for capital projects.


Our team is always on hand to provide support and our genuine commitment to collaboration helps us to review and continually improve our service.


CIF supply partners are offer a wide range of experience and undertook a robust, quality driven, evaluation process to secure a place on the framework.


Proud to be a Social Value UK ‘pioneer’ our case studies demonstrate how CIF is transforming lives through the power of social procurement.