Internal Awards and Grants.

Administered by the Center for Faculty Excellence

Center for Faculty Research and Development (CFRD) Reassigned Time

Reassigned time for full-time, continuing faculty to pursue pedagogical, research (including collaborative student/faculty research), and creative projects; to engage in outreach ("service") activities that engage the faculty member's professional training and talents; and to write grant proposals that will be submitted to external sources. The role of CFRD is to support worthwhile endeavors that might otherwise go unsupported.

For more information including submission date see our CFRD page.

Instructional Development Fund

The Instructional Development Fund (IDF) is intended to support student-facing projects, instruction, and resources while encouraging faculty members to respond to specific academic needs through activities such as refining or updating teaching skills, cultivating expertise, developing innovative instructional materials and resources, and enhancing the diversity, equity, and inclusion of pedagogy and curriculum. IDF grants are available to all continuing full-time faculty, with priority given to those who have not received the grant in the past three academic years. 

For more information including submission dates see our IDF page.

Summer Grants

This grant is intended to support post-terminal degree scholarly endeavors. Awards provide compensation for 8 weeks of full-time scholarly/creative work.

For more information including submission date see our Summer Grants page.

Small Grants

This program will provide small grants of up to $300 to individual faculty members to help defray the costs connected with developing or substantially redesigning a course. Costs covered can include books, other print materials, digital resources such as DVDs or other electronic resources, software, or laboratory supplies, as some examples. Material purchases are limited to items that are directly related to the development or redesign of the course. The program is not intended for use by faculty in their quest for advanced degrees. Early career and BIPOC faculty are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information see our Small Grants page.

Accepting requests on a rolling basis August 15 - April 30

Equity Fund

The fund supports the professional development of faculty of color in ways that supplement other resources available through departments, schools, and the Provost’s Office

For more information see our FCEF page.
Accepting requests August 15 - April 30

Faculty Excellence Award

The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Faculty Development Committee seek nominations for Ithaca College’s annual Faculty Excellence Awards. We welcome ALL faculty nominations.

For more information including submission date see our FEA page.

Other Funding Sources

Internal grant opportunities administered by the Office of the Provost.
External funding sources through Sponsored Research.
Funding support for small group initiatives through the Mutual Mentoring Program.