OVERVIEW

Campus Consortium offers Grant Programs for a variety of solutions, products and services. Campus Consortium Grants are funded by Campus Consortium and its technology vendor. These Grants are designed to give institutions, with a smaller IT budget, a chance to implement modern technology services that meet the needs of institutions and their constituents. Campus Consortium is proud to provide the first ever Student Information System Grant to ensure an analytics-first approach solution to deliver the best-in-class constituent experience and witness a rise in campus-wide productivity, student engagement, and communication. This Grant offers your institution a chance to financially take on implementing a comprehensive solution, with a clear ROI and no hidden costs that typically prevents most solutions from being successfully implemented and maintained.

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CAMPUS CONSORTIUM GRANT PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Campus Consortium offers Grant Programs for a variety of solutions, products, and services. These in-kind grants of software and services are underwritten by Campus Consortium technology vendors and are designed to give Institutions with smaller IT budget a chance to implement new technology services that meet their needs while reducing time and costs associated with implementing new technologies.

Campus Consortium help Institutions reduce costs while implementing the vendors’ technologies on campus. Interviews and technical assessment are required of all selected applicants.

STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM GRANT OVERVIEW

This in-kind grant of software and services is underwritten by Campus Consortium technology vendor, and is designed to provide an institution with a Student Information System platform.

The Student Information System Grant provides selected institutions an in-kind grant for software and services award up to $1,000,000 over a period of five years. The grant is intended at covering cost towards licensing, hosting, professional services, and support costs associated with the implementation of the Student Information System platform.

*A limited number of in-kind grants of software and services to be awarded.

BENEFITS OF STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM SOLUTION

  1. Cloud-based SaaS Application:Hosted in the cloud using Amazon Web Services, the application is easily deployed and highly scalable to meet your business requirements.
  2. Mobile Ready:The entire solution is designed to allow the maximum use of smart phones by students and staff to access information.
  3. Intuitive Solution:The system is intuitive to the point that a user could learn how to use it with almost no training along with online help for additional guidance.
  4. Authentication:A role-based access control system tied directly to your existing AD or LDAP allows you to define access to sensitive data in a granular fashion.
  5. Easy Implementation:With swift implementation in just 3 to 6 months, we will also ensure that your existing data mapped within the new system.

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 PROCESS

  1. Grant Application Due Date: November 22, 2019, 5:00 PM CT
  2. Applications reviewed by Grant Consideration Committee: November 22 – November 29, 2019
  3. Applicant Interview Assessment with Grant Application Review Committee Member by: December 13, 2019
  4. Scope and Project review by Grant Consideration Committee: December 13 – December 20, 2019
  5. Applicant Technical Assessment Session with Technology Vendor by: December 30, 2019
  6. Award Announcement to selected Grant Recipients by: January 6, 2020
  7. Award Package Issued to selected Grant Recipients by: January 6, 2020
  8. Award Package walk-through and Grant recipient sign-off by: January 13, 2020
  9. Project Kick-Off by: January 27, 2020

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

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download grant application
  2. Print and complete the grant application
  3. Submit completed grant application to grantapplication@campusconsortium.org
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