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Funding & Finance

Latest highlights

  • ESFA's 2020-1 financial statements (2 December 2021)
  • The 2021 spending review and colleges (3 November 2021)
  • AoC's 2021 spending review proposals(23 September 2021)
  • Where did the £400 million spent on 16-18 go (2 Nov 2020)
  • Understanding college budgets (22 September 2020)
  • Understanding the status of colleges in England (from 2019)
  • NAO's verdict on college finances (16 September 2020)
  • AoC's 2018 report on college finances (14 Sept 2018)
  • Copies of recent presentation slides on a range of topics

Colleges are self-governing, multi-million pound organisations with charitable status and 25 years of financial independence. We provide support and represent colleges to give better access to funds and strengthen their financial position.