Request for Proposals: Affordable Materials Grants Round 23

Request for Proposals: Affordable Materials Grants Round 23

Affordable Learning Georgia, an initiative of the University System of Georgia focused on providing affordable course materials, recently released a Request for Proposals for Affordable Materials Grants.  Applications are due by January 31, 2023.  Two types of grants are available:

Transformation Grants support individual instructors, teams of instructors, and entire departments, along with supporting professional staff, in replacing their existing commercial textbooks and materials in a specific course with no- or low-cost-to-students learning materials. The maximum award for Transformation Grants is $30,000.

Continuous Improvement Grants support projects that increase the sustainability of open educational resources through substantial revisions and the creation of new materials.  The maximum award for Continuous Improvement Grants is $10,000.

Interested faculty should review the attached timeline and return the Intent to Apply form to grants@gcsu.edu no later than January 14, 2023.

Georgia College's Affordable Learning Georgia Champions Team is available to assist with building OER projects.  The Office of Grants and Sponsored Projects is available to assist with budget preparation, application review, the grants acknowledgment form, and application submission.

For additional assistance, feel free to reach out to any of the contacts below:

Dr. Shaundra Walker, Library Director, and Faculty Champion
ext. 0987 or shaundra.walker@gcsu.edu

Mr. Jonathan Harwell, Associate Director of Collection and Resource Services, and Library Champion
ext. 0983 or jonathan.harwell@gcsu.edu

Ms. Jaclyn Queen, Instructional Designer, and Instructional Design Champion
ext. 1276 or jaclyn.queen@gcsu.edu

Mrs. Chandra Cheatham, Grant and Contract Administrator
ext. 8621 or chandra.cheatham@gcsu.edu

Updated: 2022-11-28
Shaundra Walker
shaundra.walker@gcsu.edu
478-445-0987
Ina Dillard Russell Library