Are our communities in crisis? We think so, that is why your membership with CIF is about more than procurement, it’s about:

  • Relieving the burden of deprivation on families and communities by driving social value
  • Re-investing public-money directly into projects that deliver social, economic and environmental change
  • Relieving the pressure on frontline public-sector services
  • Placing people at the heart of regeneration to create thriving, connected communities

As a CIF member you will also benefit from:

  • A public-sector led OJEU compliant framework
  • Reputable supply partners with a proven track record of project delivery
  • Tangible evidence of social value unlike any other framework
  • Financial transparency and ethical business practice
    • CIF framework agreements do not contain any additional supply partner charges (meaning no additional/concealed framework costs are applied to live capital projects)
    • Framework fees were not concealed in supply partner pricing submitted at the point of entry to the framework
  • Initiation of capital projects in an expeditious manner via direct appointment or mini-competition
  • Collaboration with to provide strategic long-term savings
  • 96% of CIF supply partners are small to medium enterprises (SME’s) providing both value for money whilst meeting government SME spend targets


Members of our team are always on hand to meet or discuss how we can support your procurement requirements; for further  information about CIF you can contact us via email: or telephone07463 540183