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

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


Key Components of the Grant:

Campus Consortium is proud to offer a first of its kind competitive GDPR Assessment Grant in collaboration with its trusted technology partner as part of the Campus Consortium Grant Program. The grant helps fund up to $8,000 in the entire process of assessment that includes:

  1. An onsite visit
  2. Thorough audit
  3. 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.

Qualification Criteria

  1. Applicant must be an education institution or public-sector organization.
  2. Applicant demonstrates a commitment to implementing the solution (e.g. letter from president highlighting the problem that the solution solves and why the grant would be helpful in meeting strategic objectives)


  1. Download and fill the grant application form
  2. Submit grant applications to grantapplication@campusconsortium.org by 5:00 pm ET on October 16th, 2018


  1. Applications Open on September 28th, 2018
  2. Apply for the Grant by October 16th, 2018
  3. Review of Application by Grant Review Committee by October 23rd, 2018
  4. Grant Award Letter issued to Grant Recipients by October 29th, 2018
  5. Grant Award Walkthrough by November 05th, 2018
  6. Execution of Grant Award Agreement by November 09th, 2018
  7. Project Kick-Off by November 26th, 2018