Overview

The Campus Consortium Technology Grant Program offers grants for a variety of solutions, products and services, funded by its members and its technology partners. These grants are designed to provide institutions the opportunity to implement modern technology services that meet the changing needs of institutions and their constituents while reducing time and costs typically associated with implementing new technology.
Campus Consortium is proud to provide the Keep the Lights On Grant to educational institutions interested in implementing a smart solution and save time in managing the IT operations.
If you are aspiring to save money and time in managing your IT operations; we recommend applying for this grant. This Grant offers your institution a chance to financially take on implementing a smart, KTLO support framework with a clear ROI and no hidden costs that typically prevent most solutions from being successfully implemented and maintained.

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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.

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 Service 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.

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

*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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