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 Yale instructors of record, including tenured and tenure-track faculty, clinical instructional faculty, lecturers, lectors, and part-time acting instructors (PTAIs) at Yale.
The Poorvu Center and the Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM) invite grant applications from faculty for events with invited scholars or practitioners addressing issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in scholarship and pedagogy. Proposed programming should address issues of 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.