The Academic Innovation Fund (AIF) was created in 2010 to encourage innovation in teaching, learning and the student experience. The AIF supports implementation of projects that advance York University's institutional priorities outlined in the University Academic Plan, Strategic Mandate Agreement and the Institutional Integrated Resource Plan.
The priority areas for AIF Phase 4 (2021-Present) include:
AIF at a glance
Projects funded in 2022-23
For all awards between 2011 and 2022
Unique projects funded between 2011 and 2022
AIF Funding Categories
York University’s AIF encourages teaching and learning innovation in priority areas by supporting new initiatives or by extending current projects in new and significant ways. Please note that the call for AIF applications is now closed. The next call will be released in Fall 2022. Click here to review the application guidelines.
In 2022-23 there are three AIF categories:
Looking for inspiration? View our previously funded AIF projects that are shaping the future of teaching and learning.