OER Grant Request for Proposals

Kick start your Open Educational Resource offerings with grant funding from the State of Colorado OER Council.

The 2022/23 Colorado Open Educational Resources Grant RFP is now live! The Colorado OER Grant Program will fund three types of grants with a total allocation of $1,000,000 for the cohort 5 grant cycle. CDHE and the OER Council welcome proposals to expand the use of open educational resources across the state of Colorado.

The deadline for an institution, faculty, or staff to submit a proposal for consideration is Monday, December 19.

View the 2022 Colorado OER Grant RFP

Support for OER grant applicants

There is a public Google Drive containing support materials for the 2022/23 OER Grant RFP. This folder contains proposal templates, the rubric used to review grants, a sample successful grant from the previous grant cycle, and FAQs.If you would like to learn more about the OER grant process, CDHE will be offering informational webinars on Monday, October 24 at 1:00 and Tuesday, November 15 at 11:00. Additionally, you can attend the virtual drop-in office hours with Chealsye Bowley, CDHE Director of Open Education and Learning Innovation, to ask questions or discuss your proposal ideas on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, October 25 11:00 – 12:00
  • Thursday, November 3 1:00 – 2:00
  • Wednesday, November 9 11:00 – 12:00
  • Monday, November 14 2:00 – 3:00
  • Thursday, December 1 10:00 – 11:00
  • Monday, December 12 11:00 – 12:00

All sessions will be hosted through this Zoom link.

Please email OER@dhe.state.co.us for questions regarding the OER grant program or request for proposals.

Regan Harper