Emergency Notification System Funding Now Available for Florida Universities, Community Colleges

LEESBURG, Va. – Omnilert LLC, developers of the e2Campus mass notification system, today announced that public universities and community colleges within the Florida Department of Education (DOE) can apply for funds originally allocated from Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to cover the costs of a host-based emergency notification service such as e2Campus.

Although the funds are approved for purchase of equipment, a special exception can be made to purchase subscription services.  In all, 39 schools are eligible to respond to the Request For Proposals (RFP) from the University of Central Florida for funding.

Schools eligible for funding include Florida A&M University, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida International University, Florida State University, New College of Florida, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of North Florida, University of South Florida, University of West Florida; and Florida Community Colleges of Brevard, Broward, Central Florida, Chipola, Daytona Beach, Edison, CC Jacksonville, Florida Keys, Gulf Coast, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake City, Lake-Sumter, Manatee, Miami Dade, North Florida, Okaloosa-Walton, Palm Beach, Pasco-Hernando, Pensacola, Polk, St. Johns River, St. Petersburg, Santa Fe, Seminole, South Florida, Tallahassee, and Valencia.

To learn more, visit http://ec.creol.ucf.edu

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