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 partners. 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 After-Hours IT Helpdesk Grant to educational institutions interested in implementing after-hours & weekend Helpdesk for IT and creating a robust 24×7 IT support ecosystem at their institution.
If you are aspiring to provide your students with instant high-quality support and ensuring the immediate resolution of their IT support issues after-hours & over weekends (including holidays); we recommend applying for this grant. This Grant offers your institution a chance to financially take on implementing a robust after-hours IT support framework with a clear ROI and no hidden costs that typically prevent most solutions from being successfully implemented and maintained.

Download After Hours IT Helpdesk Grant Application

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BENEFITS OF AFTER-HOURS IT HELPDESK SOLUTION:

This grant will enable your end-users to experience instant, high-quality IT support during after-hours, over weekends & on holidays. With an approx. 60 seconds Average Speed to Answer (ASA), your users won’t have to contend with hold times or wait to get their IT issues resolved. This grant will facilitate better customer service experience for them and ensure student as well as institutional success for you.

GRANT COVERAGE

The After-Hours IT Helpdesk Grant provides selected institutions a grant award up to $50,000 over a period of five years which covers Software Licensing, Cloud Hosting, Support and Professional Services costs associated with implementing After-Hours IT Helpdesk solution.

KEY COMPONENTS OF AFTER-HOURS IT HELPDESK GRANT INCLUDES:

  • A multi-channel (phone, email and chat) call center platform integrates with your ITSM and that enables you to track all incoming and outgoing interactions with students
  • IT Help Desk technicians that work after-hours and weekends and handle various student, faculty and staff IT requests ranging from email to password to gradebookissues
  • Highly skilled IT support staff, scalability during peak seasons (fall/spring rush), customized support, access to latest IT infrastructure, years’ of industry expertise in providing IT support etc.

NO. OF GRANTS AVAILABLE?

Only (5) grants available

WHO CAN APPLY?

K-12 Schools and Accredited Institutions of Higher Education

GRANT PROCESS

  1. Apply for the Grant by March 20th, 2019
  2. Review of Application by Grant Review Committee by March 27th, 2019
  3. Grant Award Letter issued to Grant Recipients by April 3rd, 2019
  4. Grant Award Walkthrough by April 9th, 2019
  5. Execution of Grant Award Agreement by April 16th, 2019
  6. Project Kick-Off by May 1st, 2019

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Download and fill the grant application form
  2. Submit grant applications to grantapplication@campusconsortium.org by 5:00 pm ET on March 20th, 2019

QUALIFICATION CRITERIA

  1. Applicant demonstrates a commitment to implementing the solution (e.g. letter from president highlighting the problem that the solution solves and why the grant would be helpful in meeting strategic objectives)
  2. Preference will be given to applications who have a letter of recommendation from a previous grant recipient
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