Grants

Find information about the Open Oregon Educational Resources grants program here.

OER Grant Update: Don’t Defend Your Course Material - How do we feel when our students apply critical thinking to our own teaching approaches and material? This space is a tremendous opportunity for growth. Read more...
2023-25 OER Grants Awarded - The 2023-25 Open Oregon Educational Resources grants have been awarded. Congratulations to our new cohort of grantees! Read more…
Continuing Savings from Past OER Grants (Third Report) - In the five OER grant programs for which past data is available, the estimated cumulative student savings is $23,080,669 since 2015, or about $14 in student savings per program dollar spent. Read more…
2021-23 Grant Projects Complete - The 71 OER grant projects in the 2021-23 cohort represent 27 institutions and saved 9,160 Oregon students over $1.2 million in 78 courses, approximately $2.89 in student savings for each $1 of grant money spent. Read more…
Spring 2023 Grant Project Updates - The 2021-23 and 2022-23 OER grant cohorts have saved over 7200 students an estimated $1M since July 2021. The cohort represents 48 different projects to adopt, adapt, and create OER for courses at 27 institutions. Read more...
Oregon EMS Lab Manual Grant Recipients Present at EMS World - Two members of an OER grant team presented their research findings on racial and ethnic disparities in the imagery used in emergency medical technician (EMT) textbooks. Read more...
Portland State Faculty Adopt OER to Save Students Money - At Portland State University, three faculty will save 1,020 students $155,650 this academic year via a donor-funded grant initiative. Read more...
Grant Project Updates: ORTESOL presentations - Open Oregon Educational Resources grantees presented at the 2022 Oregon Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference. Read more...
Fall 2022 OER Grant Update - The 2022-23 Open Oregon Educational Resources grants have been awarded, and the 2021-23 OER grant cohort has saved over $500,000 and shared their work. Congratulations to all of our OER grantees! Read more...
Grant project update: Teach in Spanglish - An OER grant team has published a website and presented at two conferences on their project, Teach in Spanglish. Read more...
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