Type of Grant: In-Kind Software and Services

Eligible Award Amount: Up To $500,000 Over 5 Years

Application Deadline – August 28, 2020

CAMPUS CONSORTIUM GRANT PROGRAM OVERVIEW

It is the mission of the Consortium to help institutions use technology to achieve their strategic plans, modernize the student experience and make education more accessible and affordable for the communities served. Campus Consortium grant programs are designed to provide awarded institutions with in-kind solutions and services that are powered by technology partners who have demonstrated a longstanding commitment to serving the needs of campuses and have a track record of successful implementations.
The Campus Consortium has partnered with OculusIT™ to provide the technology platform and services for the Colleague® Hosting Grant.

Colleague® Hosting Grant

APPLICATION

COLLEAGUE® HOSTING GRANT OVERVIEW

The Colleague® Hosting Grant is designed to provide awarded institutions with the requisite licenses and services to a comprehensive a Colleague® Hosting solution. Following the Campus Consortium’s due diligence process, Grant recipients may receive up to $500,000 in software licenses, support and implementation services for a term of up to five (5) years.

Please note: Only a limited number of institutions will be awarded.

BENEFITS OF THE COLLEAGUE® HOSTING GRANT

  • 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

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.

Please note: If your institution has previously received a grant award for other Campus Consortium grants, your campus is eligible to apply for this grant.

GRANT APPLICATION DATES AND DEADLINES

  • Grant Application Submission – Application will be accepted until August 28, 2020, 5 PM ET
  • (For Shortlisted Applicants) Grant Assessment & Technical Due Diligence Interview
  • (For Awardees) Grant Award Package Walkthrough
  • (For Awardees) Grant Award Master License and Services Agreement
  • (For Awardees) Grant Award Statement of Work/SOW
  • Grant Project Kick-Off
  • Campus Consortium intends to announce Grant Awardees by October 6, 2020

Dates and deadlines are subjected to change based on the number of applications received.

HOW TO APPLY

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