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.

All CRLT grant proposals are peer-reviewed by UM faculty.

CRLT is also pleased to co-sponsor with the office of the Vice Provost for Equity. Inclusion and Academic Affaires the following grant for faculty learning communities: Faculty Communities for Inclusive Teaching. For more information or to apply to that program, visit www.crlt.umich.edu/FCIT.

For other funding sources see: Beyond CRLT Grants: Instructional Funds and Grants Available at UM

CRLT grants competitions are suspended for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Grant Competition Primary Goals Maximum Grant Amount Sort descending Next Steps
Lecturers' Professional Development Fund (LPDF)

Provide professional development opportunities for lecturers’ creative endeavors, research, scholarship or teaching

$2,000 View Guidelines
Instructional Development Fund (IDF)

Support innovative activities to improve teaching and learning

 

$500 View Guidelines
Gilbert Whitaker Fund for the Improvement of Teaching

Provide funding for individual or collaborative groups of faculty to improve teaching and learning at U-M

 

$6,000 for smaller projects; $10,000 for larger projects View Guidelines
Faculty Development Fund (FDF)

Provide funding for individual or collaborative groups of faculty to improve teaching and learning at U-M

$6,000 for smaller projects; $10,000 for larger projects View Guidelines