Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE): Open Textbooks Pilot Program CFDA Number 84.116T

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Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE): Open Textbooks Pilot Program CFDA Number 84.116T: Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on February 12, 2018 (83 FR 6003) and available at www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-02-12/pdf/2018-02558.pdf. Purpose of Program: The Open Textbooks Pilot program supports projects at institutions of higher education (IHEs) that create new open textbooks (as defined in this notice) or expand their use of open textbooks while maintaining or improving instruction and student learning outcomes. Applicants are encouraged to develop projects that demonstrate the greatest potential to achieve the highest level of savings for students through sustainable, expanded use of open textbooks in high-enrollment courses (as defined in this notice) or in programs that prepare individuals for in-demand fields. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 84.116T.
Federal Grant Title: Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE): Open Textbooks Pilot Program CFDA Number 84.116T
Federal Agency Name: Department of Education (ED)
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-073018-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 84.116
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 29th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: August 29th, 2018
Posted Date: July 31st, 2018
Creation Date: July 31st, 2018
Archive Date: September 28th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $4,950,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $4,950,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 31st, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
1. Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants are IHEs as defined in section 101 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) (20 U.S.C. 1001), that: (a) Lead the activities of a consortium that is comprised of at least: i. Three IHEs as defined in section 101 of the HEA, including the lead applicant; ii. An educational technology or electronic curriculum design expert (which may include such experts that are employed by one or more of the consortium institutions); and iii. An advisory group of at least five employers, workforce organizations, or sector partners (as defined in this notice); and (b) Have demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of open educational resources.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE): Open Textbooks Pilot Program CFDA Number 84.116T; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (F) 2018
Grant Announcement Contact
Julius Cotton
ED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.
Phone 202-245-6288
educationgrantinquiries@ed.gov
Program Manager:
Stacey Slijepcevic,
U.S. Department of Education,
400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 268-32,
Washington, DC 20202.
Telephone: (202) 453-6150. Email: stacey.slijepcevic@ed.gov.
e-Mail: Program Manager
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