Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Funding Opportunities

The Poorvu Center offers a number of funding opportunities to help faculty advance teaching ideas. Please see below for award descriptions and eligibility requirements. 

Instructors are invited to apply for grants of up to $500 to support the integration of new learning activities into an existing undergraduate or graduate course. The application is open to all tenured and tenure-track faculty, clinical instructional faculty, and lecturers and lectors who have continuing appointments.
The Poorvu Center and the Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM) support events with invited scholars or practitioners addressing issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in scholarship, pedagogy, campus climate, and/or institutional diversity.
Faculty (ladder and non-ladder) may apply for awards of up to $10,000 to experiment with or design and develop new teaching interventions that impact student engagement in the classroom.