Grants Services

Find, secure, and manage grants to advance student and institutional success.

Grants Development and Management Services Designed to Power Institutional Success

State and federal budget cuts—along with increased competition for tuition revenue—have left many institutions struggling to fund critical student success initiatives. That’s why it’s more important than ever to develop alternative funding streams. Partner with Ellucian Grants Services to enhance your grants capacity and advance student and institutional success.

Building and supplementing grant capacity

Our grants specialists are focused specifically on the needs of higher education and are experienced in serving both 4- and 2-year institutions. Our services encompass the full grants life cycle and can be tailored to build and supplement your institution’s grant capacity.

Organizational development

From grant program support to establishing a centralized grants office, we can help assess your institution's opportunities and create a roadmap for success.

Applications and proposals

Our team of grants experts can help design programs and applications that align with funder interests and state or federal requirements—for both public and private grants.

Compliance and evaluation

We can help you manage grant funding, including program evaluation and reporting, giving project directors the confidence and focus they need to succeed.

Grant implications for higher education

Consolidated Appropriations Act: Analysis of Coronavirus Relief Under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act will provide aid to states, industry, and workers during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read our guide that summarizes the CARES Act provisions that may impact higher education institutions.

CARES Act glossary of terms

CARES Act: Glossary of terms

Reference our glossary for helpful terms and definitions and grant programs referenced in the CARES Act.

Ellucian Grants Services by the numbers


Awarded to client institutions since 2003

$10 to $20

In ROI for every dollar spent 1&2


Years of collective grants expertise


[1] Customers from 2-year colleges receive an average of $10 in financial return for every dollar spent on Ellucian Grants Services.
[2] Customers from 4-year institutions receive an average of $20 in financial return for every dollar spent on Ellucian Grants Services.

We've helped institutions secure these awards

Our most recent awards include:

  • $3M for Title V Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions Program to Houston Baptist University (TX) for expanding STEM programs, improving lab instrumentation, and training faculty
  • $2M for a state innovation program to Evergreen Valley College (CA) for creating pathways to career success through expanded online certificates
  • $2.2M for Title III Strengthening Institutions Program to Ocean County College (NJ) for improving retention through improved advising, support services, early alert, and faculty development
  • $250K from the USDA to Sul Ross State University (TX) for preparing students to use technology for efficient livestock production

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