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.

$38,000 in funding was allocated to 12 projects in 2023. Find more about the projects here.

Grant Guidelines

Download the 2023 Grant Guidelines.

Expression of Interest Form

Download the expression of interest form.


Milestone Date
Expressions of interest open 16 January 2023
Expressions of interest close 24 February 2023
Recipients notified 5-17 April 2023
MOUs returned 29 May 2023
Invoices requested Once MOU signed & returned
Funds released Before 30 September 2023
Minimum of six chapters published 31 December 2023

Grants Committee

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
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
Katya Henry Director, Strategy & Analytics Council of Australian University Librarians
Rani McLennan (Secretary) OER Collective Project Officer Council of Australian University Librarians

Further Information


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.