Capital Strategy

LCVAP 2020 – 2021

Day Hour Minute Second The 2020/21 LCVAP funding application process is now live. Governing bodies of Catholic Voluntary Aided (VA) Schools are invited to submit 1 (ONE) Condition Related LCVAP proposal for a capital project, to be delivered within the 2020/21 financial year. Please note: Your submission must be received by 12:00 Noon on Friday…

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Academies – Land & Buildings Collection Tool 2019

This term, the LBCT return is due to go live on 1 October. Returns are due by 4 November and Diocesan sign off is required before your documentation can be submitted.  Directors and Trustees are asked to ensure that all relevant information is completed as soon as possible after the system goes live. The Education…

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School Capital – Latest Guidance for Schools and Consultants

The latest guidance documents on Capital Procurement have just been published by our colleagues in the Diocesan Property Department. The update from the previous version was prompted by the need to include a “Modern Slavery” statement. Human trafficking and modern slavery are, in the words of Pope Francis, “grievous wounds in the flesh of humanity….In…

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The Future of LCVAP

On Thursday 20th September 2018, the Government announced its intention to retire the LCVAP process.   The following is an extract from the letter issued to the Diocese. I am writing to inform you about changes we are intending to make to how voluntary aided (VA) schools access capital funding to maintain and improve their…

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