Enabling teaching and learning innovation
The Academic Innovation Fund (AIF) supports projects that advance York Universty's priorities in terms of teaching, learning and the student experience. Since 2011, the AIF has supported faculty and campus partners in their efforts to develop new and exciting ways to educate students.
Explore teaching and learning projects
The Academic Innovation Fund (AIF) allows faculty leaders, campus partners, and great teachers to come together to create new and exciting ways that benefit student learning. Discover the projects that were possible through the AIF.
Teaching and learning priority areas
Latest AIF funding announcement
Call for Fall 2022 AIF funding is now open. Click here to access guidelines and application package.
For 2021-22, 12 new AIF Category I projects, 11 Category II A Curricular Innovation projects, 5 Category II B Curricular Innovation Perpetual Course model projects, and 5 Category III SoTL projects were awarded.
- Category I : Pan-University AIF projects
- Category II : Curricular Innovation projects
- Category III : Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) projects
We are here to help
Need help getting your AIF project off the ground? We've partnered with departments University-wide that can help you with staffing, technology, communications and more.
Note: Call for Fall 2022 AIF funding is now open. Click here to access guidelines and application package.
Looking for inspiration? View our previously funded AIF projects that are shaping the future of teaching and learning or visit the Office of the AVP Teaching and Learning.