[okfn-coord] Fwd: Grant Call 14/08: HEFCE/Academy/JISC Open Educational Resources Programme

Jonathan Gray jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Mon Jan 5 11:13:51 UTC 2009

I can't remember if I forwarded this to this list already.

Seeing as though it is about education (as opposed to research) - I
imagine that Weaving History could be an interesting one to apply

I think to have a good chance, we would ideally have to partner with a
FE/HE history department - and play up WH's potential role withing
teaching. Should we re-approach the History Faculty at Cambridge?
Perhaps we could send the URL to the Microfacts beta to relevant
parties? Would it be worth trying to scope out/contact other
institutions? KCL springs to mind, as they do a lot of stuff to do
with digital resources for the humanities (although mostly for

The deadline is in March. What do people think?


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Georgia SLADE [7277] <g.slade at jisc.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 10:28 AM
Subject: Grant Call 14/08: HEFCE/Academy/JISC Open Educational
Resources Programme
To: JISC-ANNOUNCE at jiscmail.ac.uk

*Apologies for Cross Posting*


HEFCE/Academy/JISC Open Educational Resources Programme: Call for Projects

The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and the Higher
Education Academy (Academy) invites institutions, subject area
consortia and individuals to submit funding proposals for projects to
release existing learning resources under a suitable license for open
use and repurposing. This grant funding call invites proposals in the
following areas:

Institutional: resources released across an entire institution (Total
funding of £1.50 million available, up to £250,000 per project)
Individual: resources released by individual academic staff (Total
funding of £200,000 available, up to £20,000 per project)
Subject: resources released by departments, faculties and schools
within a variety of institutions, supported by Academy Subject Centres
and Professional Bodies or subject associations (Total funding of £3
million available, up to £250,000 per project)

A community briefing event will be held on 26 January 2009 at Aston
University in Birmingham, which will enable potential bidders to find
out more about the funding opportunities associated with this call.

The deadline for proposals in response to this call is 12:00 noon on 4
March 2009.

For further details about the grant funding call and associated
documentation, please visit:

Anything in this message which does not clearly relate to the official
work of the sender's organisation shall be understood as neither given
nor endorsed by that organisation.


More information about the foundation-board mailing list