Banner® Hosting Grant
Campus Consortium offers Grant Programs for a variety of solutions, products, and services. These in-kind grants for software and services are underwritten by selected Campus Consortium Technology Vendors. Campus Consortium Grants are designed to give institutions with a smaller IT budget, a chance to implement modern technology services that meets the needs of institutions and their constituents while reducing time and costs typically associated with implementing new technology.
Banner® from Ellucian® is one of the leading ERP platforms that has the capability to manage, customize and strengthen every major department in colleges and universities. Banner® will help you simplify your database administration with an expert team that is agile and adaptable to your institution’s changing needs. The Banner® expert team includes highly trained DBAs, programmer analysts, and developers who will optimize, recommend, upgrade, and manage your entire Banner® environment. This service will also offer on-site, remote as well as after-hour services for Banner®.
The Banner® Hosting Grant provides selected institutions with an in-kind grant award up to $250,000 over a period of five years. The grant is intended to offset the licensing, hosting, professional services, and support costs associated with the implementation of the platform.
The in-kind grants for software and services are underwritten by selected Campus Consortium Technology Partners are designed to provide a variety of solutions, products, and services, to help Institutions reduce costs while implementing the vendors’ technologies on campus.
BANNER® HOSTING SERVICE OVERVIEW
This platform has the capability to manage, customize, and strengthen every major department at your campus. Banner® will help you simplify your database administration with an expert team that is agile and adaptable to your institution’s changing needs.
BENEFITS OF THE BANNER® HOSTING
- Save up to 50% on operating costs
- 3x faster time to market
- An experienced team of SMEs with backup resources
- Consulting, training and post implementation support
- On-site, remote and after-hours technical support
- 24×7 monitoring and backup with disaster recovery solutions
- Real-time transparency for time-tracking
- Project management with weekly reporting and documentation
- Strategic assistance in planning IT and Banner management road map
NO. OF GRANTS AVAILABLE?
A limited number of grants to be awarded.
WHO CAN APPLY & WHAT IS THE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA?
- Accredited Higher Education institutions and K-12 schools are eligible to apply.
- Institutions are eligible to apply for multiple grants. Separate applications are required for each grant pursued.
- Applicants are required to demonstrate institutional purpose in the form of a “letter of intent” signed by Dean/President or member of campus leadership team. The letter should indicate the challenges the solution aims to solve and why the grant would be helpful to the institution.
*Previous awardees are eligible to apply.
Grant applications will be accepted until September 27, 2019.
Applications will be reviewed by our Grant Consideration Committee and will be followed up by an applicant interview and technical assessment conducted over a teleconference. If selected, a Grant Award Letter will be issued to the applicant institution by October 18, 2019.
Note: Dates and deadlines are subjected to change based on the volume of applications received by the Consortium.