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Campus Safety App Grant

In-Kind Grants to USA, Canada, and International K-12
Schools and IHEs to Implement Safety Technology

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Campus Consortium

Deadline Date:

09/20/19 5:00 PM ET


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In-kind grants valued at $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International K-12 schools and institutions of higher education to implement safety technology to ensure that students and others on campus receive immediate emergency assistance. Funding is intended for licensing and implementation costs.

Specifically, the campus safety app was created to provide students an emergency app that has the ability to send an alert via App notification, SMS, and email about their location and request for immediate help. Students can further customize this app to send an alert to their parents, guardians, or friends and call the campus police in the event of an incident.

An institution is encouraged to apply if it is looking to replace its current emergency app, consolidate multiple mobile apps into one “emergency” app, or implement an emergency app for the first time. This grant offers the institution a chance to financially take on implementing an emergency app with a clear ROI and no hidden costs that typically prevent most emergency apps from being successfully implemented and maintained.

The Campus Safety App platform provides students a one-stop shop access to the following:
- Configure campus police as default emergency contact
- Send emergency alerts via App Notification, SMS and email
- Search for nearby hospitals, police stations
- Get safety guideline information
- Set up profiles with medical information

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183139

Number of Grants:

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

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Campus Safety App Grant covers up to $30,000 in licensing and implementation.

Term of Contract:

- The grant covers a period of five years.
- Project Kick-Off by October 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.

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

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Process:
- Grant application due date: September 20, 2019
- Review of Application by Grant Review Committee by: September 27, 2019
- Grant Applicant Interview and Technical Expert Session by: October 3, 2019
- Grant Award Letter issued to Grant Recipients by: October 3, 2019
- Grant Award Walkthrough by: October 10, 2019
- Execution of Grant Award Agreement by: October 17, 2019
- Project Kick-Off by: October 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.

Contact Information:

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

Submit completed grant application to

Campus Consortium
55 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603

Tel: 216.589.9626
Fax: 216.245.5776

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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


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.