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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Assessment Grant

Grants to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Schools and
Institutions of Higher Education for Data Privacy Consultations

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Campus Consortium

Deadline Date:

06/20/19

Description:

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International K-12 schools and institutions of higher education for an assessment process that will help protect individual privacy rights. The assessment will include a thorough audit, an onsite visit, and a recommendation report. In addition, grant awardees will be eligible for exclusive consortium rates to migrate their infrastructure to the cloud and be disaster ready.

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.

Benefits of choosing a GDPR Assessment:
- Security against potential cyber-attacks and data thefts
- Boosting the organization’s reputation as secure for students and staff
- Data Protection Training to ensure data controller accountability
- Global data security for individuals with third-party country transactions
- Improved accuracy of data stored in the organization’s database
- Cut costs by getting rid of data inventory software no longer relevant to the business

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184019

Number of Grants:

There are limited number of partial and full Grants to be awarded.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The grant helps fund up to $20,000 in the entire process of assessment.

Term of Contract:

Project kick-off by July 31, 2019

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

K-12 schools and accredited institutions of higher education are eligible to apply.

Previous awardees are eligible. Separate applications are required for each grant pursued.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant process dates:
- Grant application due date: June 20, 2019
- Review of application by grant review committee by: June 27, 2019
- Grant applicant interview and technical expert session by: July 8, 2019
- Grant award letter issued to grant recipients by: July 11, 2019
- Grant award walk-through by: July 15, 2019
- Execution of grant award agreement by: July 19, 2019
- Project kick-off by: July 31, 2019

For swift implementation, 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 ideally indicate problems the solution aims to solve, and why the Grant would be a helpful solution for the institution.

Preference will be given to applications who have a letter of recommendation from a previous Grant awardee.

Grant Briefing Webinars 2019: https://www.campusconsortium.org/philanthropy/grant-briefing-webinars-2019

Archived Grant Webinars: https://www.campusconsortium.org/philanthropy/archived-grant-webinars

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

The grant application form can be found in Supporting Documents, below.

Submit completed grant application to grantapplication@campusconsortium.org.

Campus Consortium Grants Office
55 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
216.589.9626

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.