Type of Grant: In-Kind Software and Services
Eligible Award Amount: Up To $50,000 Over 5 Years
Deadline Extended Until – April 15, 2020
CAMPUS CONSORTIUM GRANT PROGRAM OVERVIEW
It is the mission of the Consortium to help institutions use technology to achieve their strategic plans, modernize the student experience and make education more accessible and affordable for the communities served. Campus Consortium grant programs are designed to provide awarded institutions with in-kind solutions and services that are powered by technology partners who have demonstrated a longstanding commitment to serving the needs of campuses and have a track record of successful implementations.
The Campus Consortium has partnered with OculusIT™ to provide the technology platform and services for the NOC-as-a-Service Grant.
NOC-AS-A-SERVICE GRANT OVERVIEW
The NOC-as-a-Service Grant is designed to provide awarded institutions with the requisite licenses and services to a comprehensive NOC Service. Following the Campus Consortium’s due diligence process, Grant recipients may receive up to $50,000 in software licenses, support and implementation services for a term of up to five (5) years.
Please note: Only a limited number of institutions will be awarded.
BENEFITS OF THE NOC-AS-A-SERVICE GRANT
With the 24×7 NOC-as-a-Service, your data centers are secure round-the-clock. It offers a Network Operations Center that works with the onsite staff to monitor your servers and infrastructure. The NOC experts maintain your inventory and document IP-addressable devices. The methodology offers documentation for named individuals who will be granted access to reporting capabilities. The service manages the threshold settings on each system and monitor devices with onsite staff to determine optimum settings. With low cost and higher ROI, NOC-as-a-Service also offers higher uptimes, unrivalled efficiency, SLA reporting, dashboard view, reporting and metrics.Server remote patch management
WHO CAN APPLY & WHAT IS THE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA?
- Accredited Higher Education institutions 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.
GRANT APPLICATION DATES AND DEADLINES
- Grant Application Due Date: March 30, 2020, 5:00 PM CT
- Applications reviewed by Grant Consideration Committee: March 30 – April 6, 2020
- Applicant Interview Assessment with Grant Application Review Committee Member by: April 16, 2020
- Scope and Project review by Grant Consideration Committee: April 16 – April 23, 2020
- Applicant Technical Assessment Session with Technology Vendor by: April 30, 2020
- Award Announcement to selected Grant Recipients by: May 7, 2020
- Award Package Issued to selected Grant Recipients by: May 7, 2020
- Award Package walk-through and Grant recipient sign-off by: May 14, 2020
- Project Kick-Off by: May 28, 2020
Dates and deadlines are subjected to change based on the number of applications received.