How to Apply

With annual funding opportunities, it's never too early to start thinking about your next ALT-2040 Fund proposal.

Guidelines

Read the latest guidelines and eligibility requirements for funding through the ALT-2040 fund.

Application Process

Learn more about the steps involved to apply for funding through the ALT-2040 fund.

Application Templates

Download Word and Excel templates to develop a proposal.

FAQ

Find frequently asked questions regarding the ALT-2040 fund.

Funding Streams

The ALT-2040 Fund enriches student learning experiences through three distinct funding streams available to support transformative teaching and learning at every level.

STrEAM 1:

Open Educational Resources (OER) focus

UP TO $10,000

Available to eligible projects that focus on developing or adapting OER resources or incorporating open educational practices in one or more courses. Projects may be up to two years in length.

POTENTIAL PROJECT EXAMPLES:

  • Open textbooks
  • Digital content
  • Course assignments

STrEAM 2:

Program and learning experience enhancement

UP TO $25,000

Available to eligible projects that focus on developing and implementing innovations that enhance an academic program or provide benefits across multiple programs. Projects may be up to two years in length.

POTENTIAL PROJECT EXAMPLES:

  • Implementing non-credit, proficiency-based credentials within existing academic programs
  • Credential programs for teaching assistants/instructors
  • Micro-credential learning opportunities

STrEAM 3:

Program development and transformation 

UP TO $100,000

Available to eligible projects that focus on developing new credit-based programs or undertaking a significant redesign of an existing credit-based academic program. Up to $25,000 may be requested to develop a proficiency-based non-credit program. Projects may be up to three years in length.

POTENTIAL PROJECT EXAMPLES:

  • Development of a new credit program.
  • Redesign of an existing program
  • Creation of a new non-credit program