Grant Application Portal

To submit a grant application, select “Submit a Proposal” in the menu bar above, and choose your grant type from the dropdown. The form will request basic information about you, and allow you to upload your completed proposal document. If you have not yet completed the downloadable proposal template for your grant type, please visit the Grants & Funding website to download it.

LSA Technology Services staff are available to explore, plan, and support LSA faculty instructional technology projects, including assistance in identifying and applying for relevant funding opportunities. Grants are open to all instructional staff in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.

Some of the grant opportunities include:

Faculty Project Grants

Level One grants of up to $5,000 are available to individual faculty members to support the costs of initiating an effort to use instructional technologies in teaching undergraduate courses.

Level Two grants of up to $15,000 are available to faculty to carry out more substantial and especially innovative undergraduate curricular developments that take advantage of new instructional technologies.

New Initiatives/New Instruction (NINI Grants)

2020 New Initiatives/New Instruction (NINI Grants) Funding will focus on Inclusive Teaching/Innovative Teaching and will be available to LSA Faculty and Lecturers to foster student success through inclusive teaching practices and innovative teaching methods.   Application Deadline: March 1st each year.

Over the past five years, an average of five proposals have been funded per year, at an average annual level of $45,000 per proposal. NINI grant proposals should seek to improve teaching and learning in the College through an innovative use of information technology.

Teaching Transformed Grants

Grants of up to $12,500 are available to “true beginner” faculty members who have not had much direct experience using technology in their teaching. Up to $5000 is available as a possible faculty stipend ($2500/year for two years) for those faculty who qualify.