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ESRI Grant Offer

Reference: OneGeology Grant Offer

OneGeology has agreed a grant offer with ESRI (GIS mapping & software company). This grant offer is non- exclusive and open to all those geological surveys participating in OneGeology. Grantees will agree to publish and make their data available though the OneGeology infrastructure. The full grant offer is detailed below. The implementation of the grant offer will be through ESRI’s national and regional business units. Details on how to apply are provided below.

  • The performance and effectiveness of the grant and any issues which arise will be monitored by ESRI and the OneGeology Executive and reported to the Steering Group.

1. The Grant Offer

Software & support

To support participants of OneGeology, ESRI will donate the following to support the technical backbone of this infrastructure:

  • One copy of the ArcGIS system, which includes the following:
    • One copy of ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced (ArcInfo) — complete GIS for data creation, update, query, mapping, and analysis. This product now includes 1 named user and 100 Service Credits for ArcGIS Online as part of its entitlements.
    • ArcGIS Online Level 1 subscription with 5 named users and 2500 Service Credits
    • One copy of ArcGIS for Server (Advanced Enterprise edition) — gateway for storing, managing, and sharing multiuser geodatabases stored in a database management system (DBMS) and for publishing your geological data on the internet
    • One copy of the ESRI Geoportal Server
    • One copy of ArcGIS for INSPIRE

Providing a fully supported, stable platform that allows organizations, such as the OneGeology participants, with diverse and changing geospatial resources located throughout their enterprise a means to provide quick access to these resources regardless of location or type.

  • One free Virtual Campus training for one student for the following classes:
    • Learning ArcGIS Desktop
    • Editing in ArcGIS Desktop
  • One free pass for the annual ESRI International User Conference in San Diego, California, for the first year of the program. (Participant is responsible for travel, meals, and housing costs. Thereafter, conference attendance is by fee or free with paid software maintenance.)

Maintenance

  • Maintenance (technical support and upgrades) including the following:
    • The first year (12 months) of maintenance is provided at no cost.
    • Any software updates on software donated during the first year.
    • After the first year, maintenance with a 50% discount will be paid to a local ESRI distributor for continued technical support. In countries where ESRI does not have a local ESRI office or distributor, technical support will continue with paid maintenance at 50% discount via ESRI's corporate office in Redlands, California.

2. Requirements of the grantee

  • Grantees will agree to publish and make their data available through the OneGeology infrastructure
  • Eligible participants for the OneGeology Grant Program are the geological survey organizations participating in the OneGeology program. Grants are made to institutions, not to individuals.
  • One Grant per Geological Survey participating with OneGeology will be offered.
  • Maintenance after the first year will be provided at a 50% discount
  • Grantees will be asked to sign an ESRI software license agreement.
  • Cost of shipment and taxes will be paid by the geological survey organizations.

3. Application process

  • Enrolment into the grant program is available now.
  • Geological survey organizations that are interested in participating in the grant program should contact their local ESRI distributor.
  • Find an ESRI distributor.
  • One Grant per Geological Survey participating with OneGeology will be offered.
  • To participate in OneGeology please register.

ESRI OneGeology Grant FAQ

Q: What are the components of the OneGeology Grant?

A: The OneGeology grant consists of the following components (one grant per organization):

  • 1 ArcGIS for Desktop Advanced (previously known as ArcInfo). This product now includes 1 named user and 100 Service Credits for ArcGIS Online as part of its entitlements.
  • ArcGIS Online Level 1 subscription with 5 named users and 2500 Service Credits
  • 1 ArcGIS for Server Advanced Enterprise
  • 1 Open Source Esri Geoportal Server
  • 1 ArcGIS for INSPIRE
  • 2 Esri Virtual Campus Training Sessions ("Learning ArcGIS Desktop" and "Editing in ArcGIS Desktop")
  • 1 free pass for Esri International User Conference in San Diego California, for the first year of the program. Participant is responsible for travel, meals, and housing costs. Thereafter, conference attendance is by fee or free with paid software maintenance.
  • Maintenance (technical support and upgrades) including the following:
    • The first year (12 months) of maintenance is provided at no cost.
    • Any software updates on software are donated during the first year.
    • After the first year, maintenance with a 50% discount will be paid to the respective local ESRI distributor for continued technical support and upgrades. The 50% discount will only be honored if ordered within 90 days after the end of the first year.
    • For the ArcGIS Online Level 1 subscription, standard pricing applies after the first year.
    • In case the customer does not want maintenance, no further technical support and upgrades will be provided. In addition, the ArcGIS Online Organization Plan and the Level 1 subscription will be terminated.
Q: What if my organization already has a software Enterprise Licence Agreement (ELA) with ESRI?

Organisations who already have a formal Enterprise License Agreement (ELA) with ESRI do not need and should not apply for the OneGeology Grant, however they may not yet have some of the software available from the Grant and will negotiate with ESRI on a case by case basis if they need more software to be added e.g. the more recent ArcGIS for INSPIRE.

Q: How long will we accept orders?

A: Esri accepts orders until December 31, 2014. An extension of the grant will be determined.

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