An open textbook grants program is a key part of the Collective model.
2023 Grant Round
Expressions of interest for the 2023 grant round have now closed.
In 2023, up to $35,000 is available for DIY Open Textbook Grants.
Download the 2023 Grant Guidelines.
Expression of Interest Form
Download the expression of interest form.
|Expressions of interest open||16 January 2023|
|Expressions of interest close||24 February 2023|
|Recipients notified||5 April 2023|
|MOUs returned||10 May 2023|
|Invoices requested||17 May 2023|
|Funds released (based on satisfactory progress update)||As invoices received|
|Minimum of six chapters published||31 December 2023|
The OER Collective Governance Group acts as the grants committee for the Collective grants program, and is responsible for reviewing expressions of interest and allocating grants. Membership of the Governance Group for 2023 is as follows:
|Fiona Salisbury (Chair)||Executive Director, Library Services||Western Sydney University|
|Tahnee Pearse (Pilot Project Advisor)||Associate Director, Content||University of Southern Queensland|
|Hero Macdonald||University Librarian||Deakin University|
|Kylie Brown||Deputy Director, Teaching and Learning Innovation||University of Melbourne|
|Matthew Davis||Associate Director, Academic Engagement and Client Services||University of Newcastle|
|Bruce Munro||Manager, Client Services||Queensland University of Technology|
|Fiona Tyson||Manager, Cultural Heritage and Macmillan Brown Library||University of Canterbury|
|Jay Glaisyer||Acting University Librarian||La Trobe University|
|Liz Walkley Hall||Associate Librarian, Engagement and Scholarly Communication||Flinders University|
|Kate Davis||Director, Strategy & Analytics||Council of Australian University Librarians|
|Rani McLennan (Secretary)||OER Collective Project Officer||Council of Australian University Librarians|
2022 Grant Round
Projects funded in 2022 are in progress with the final milestone set for 28 February 2023 (minimum of four chapters published). Find out more about the 2022 round.