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Grants and Funding Resources

CEAL Funding Resources

CBL Consultants

CEAL’s Community-Based Learning (CBL) Consultants Program supports LSA faculty members in developing a new or existing CBL course. Consultants are undergraduate and graduate student applicants hired and trained to assist faculty in all aspects of curricular design, related research and community-liaison work. Consultants work for up to 27 hours a term at no cost to the faculty's department. CEAL also coordinates transportation related to the CBL courses. NOTE: Consultants cannot be used as instructors, traditional research assistants or graders.

CEAL Course Development Grants

CEAL's Community-Based Learning (CBL) Course Development Grants are open to all tenured and tenure-track faculty; clinical instructional faculty; and lecturers who have continuing appointments and course development responsibilities. This grant is for faculty who teach on the Ann Arbor campus.

The Engaged Pedagogy Initiative Fellowship
The Engaged Pedagogy Initiative (EPI) Fellowship is a training program that promotes excellence in undergraduate teaching and professional development by providing graduate students with a series of skill-building workshops on the foundations of engaged pedagogy, course design, critical reflection, and program assessment.

Other Funding Resources 

Arts at Michigan Funding
Awarding over $20,000 every year to students and faculty, the Arts at Michigan funding program makes so many of the interesting arts-related events on campus possible. Apply today for funding for you next arts-related event.

COS Pivot
Pivot answers the growing demands on research developers to quickly discover the right funding opportunities and effectively collaborate with their colleagues. Designed for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students, it's intuitive and easily implemented

CRLT Grants
CRLT sponsors competitions for grants to enhance teaching and learning at the University of Michigan. To obtain information about these grants, review the short descriptions provided on this page and click on the individual grant name for more details about each one, including application guidelines. The grants competitions are open to eligible members of the Ann Arbor campus of the University only.


The International Institute: Fellowships & Grants
The International Institute and its centers provide over $4 million each year to support international research and study. This funding includes fellowships and grants for faculty and student research abroad, international internships, and the study of less commonly taught languages.

LSA Instructional Technology Committee: Grant Opportunities
The LSA Instructional Technology Committee (ITC) encourages innovation in teaching with technology to improve learning in undergraduate classes through a variety of grants for LSA instructional faculty.  The ITC also explores new initiatives and provides guidance to the College of LSA on instructional technology policies, procedures, facilities, and services within the College and provided to the College by University technology units.

MLibrary Grants and Funding Guide
MLibrary provides resources, strategies, and information on conducting research on grant-seeking. This includes finding funders, proposal writing, university processes, and related topics. Online and print resources on grant-getting are included.

Rackham Graduate School: Dean’s Strategic Initiatives
The Strategic Initiatives Fund supports faculty- or student-led activities that engage Rackham graduate students in intellectual exchanges that support their academic or professional development. We especially welcome proposals that engage graduate and professional students across disciplines, at different stages of their studies, and that engage large numbers of students. The proposed activity must have a primary focus on graduate and/or postdoctoral research, scholarship, creative studies or professional development

Third Century Initiative: Transforming Learning for a Third Century (TLTC)
The purpose of the TLTC grant program is to fund the most exciting and innovative ideas from across the University of Michigan campus to enhance action-based, experiential learning for U-M students.

U-M Office of Research: Funds for Research and Scholarship
The Office of Research (UMOR) offers support for research, scholarship, and creative activities in all fields. Eligible to apply: Instructional Faculty, Research Faculty, Research Scientists, Librarians, Curators, and Archivists.