Faculty Innovation Grant (FIG) Application

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The Faculty Innovation Grant (FIG) is awarded to full-time and adjunct faculty, program managers or program directors each year to support innovative projects and teaching techniques (including technology). The primary purposes of the FIG is to provide support for faculty to design and implement new tools, resources, or techniques in their classroom (or virtual classroom) to enhance instruction and increase student learning outcomes. These competitive grants can be awarded for up to $5,000 for equipment and/or reassigned time to design and implement their application.

All proposals will be reviewed using a common rubric with a focus on clear outcomes with a defined plan for measuring success. The application includes details about the replicability, collaboration, and uniqueness of the project. Note: Technology awarded through a FIG is owned by the college. If receipient is no longer employed with the College, all grant-funded technology must be returned.

Tips for Submission:

  • Use Chrome to submit to ensure ease of use
  • Draft your application outside the browser in a text document (Notepad or Wordpad – Do Not Use Microsoft Word). Copy and paste as needed. Keep a copy.
  • If you do not receive confirmation of your submission within 48 hours, contact your campus Assistant Dean – Academic Affairs to verify.

Project Outcomes & Assessment Plan