OVERVIEW

Based on the alarming non-compliance instances, Campus Consortium strives to safeguard individual privacy rights through its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Assessment Grant.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new European Union (EU) privacy law that came into effect on May 25, 2018. It is designed to give individuals control over their personal data and is an important effort for protecting individual rights and freedoms. The GDPR applies to any organization based in the EU and organizations—wherever they are located—that are selling goods and services in the EU or processing personal data of individuals in the EU.

Organizations that comply with GDPR regulations smoothly and readily will strengthen their relationships with customers by protecting the security and privacy of their data and providing transparency into policies and principles.

Additionally, the robust data management capabilities required to achieve compliance can enable businesses to better engage with customers, empower employees, and optimize the creation and delivery of products and services.

Download the GDPR Assessment Grant Application

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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.

GDPR ASSESSMENT 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 GDPR Assessment service.

The GDPR Assessment Grant provides selected institutions an in-kind grant of software and services award up to $20,000 in the entire process of assessment that includes:

  • An onsite visit.
  • Thorough audit.
  • Recommendation reports for vulnerability assessments under The General Data Protection Regulation.

In addition, Grant Awardees will also be eligible for Exclusive Consortium Rates to migrate their infrastructure to the cloud and be disaster ready.

*Auditor’s travel and lodging will be hosted by the institution and will not be covered in the grant award.

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

BENEFITS OF GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) ASSESSMENT SERVICE:

  • Security against potential cyber-attacks and data thefts
  • Data Protection Training to ensure data controller accountability
  • Improved accuracy of data stored in your organization’s database
  • Cut costs by getting rid of data inventory software no longer relevant to your business
  • Boosting your organization’s reputation as secure for students and staff

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.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in applying for the grant, then write to us at grantapplication@campusconsortium.org.

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