Type of Grant: In-Kind Software and Services

Eligible Award Amount: Up To $50,000 Over 5 Years

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.

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KEEP THE LIGHTS ON SERVICES GRANT OVERVIEW

This in-kind grant of software and services is underwritten by Campus Consortium technology vendor, and is designed to provide an institution aid on IT Operational Services.

The KTLO Services Grant provides selected institutions an in-kind grant of software and services award up to $50,000 over a period of five years. The grant is intended at covering cost towards licensing, hosting, professional services, and support costs associated with the support for the IT services.

Please note: Only a limited number of institutions will be awarded.

BENEFITS OF THE KEEP THE LIGHTS ON SERVICES

  • KTLO Services Bronze Silver Gold
  • 24×7 Server & network monitoring and ticket creation
  • Backup monitoring
  • Initial site survey & setup
  • Site documentation
  • Monthly executive summary report
  • First response after an alert
  • Vendor liaison
  • Server remote patch management
  • Virus definition updates
  • Creation of AUP (Acceptable Use Policy)
  • Quarterly Vulnerability Assessment

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.

Please note: If your institution has previously received a grant award for other Campus Consortium grants, your campus is eligible to apply for this grant.

HOW TO APPLY

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

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