Request for Proposals 7 (RFP 7)

The Innovative Learning Technology Initiative (ILTI) invites UC ladder-rank faculty, LSOEs and LPSOEs to submit proposals as Principal Investigators (PI) for fully online or hybrid courses.
For more detailed information on the proposal, refer to the RFP 7 announcement.

Funding Guidelines

Funding will be available for:

  1. Design and development of fully online courses
  2. Opening online courses to students enrolling from other UC campuses
  3. Design and development of hybrid courses
  4. Opening hybrid courses to students enrolling from other UC campuses

Priority funding will be focused on:

  1. Transforming a face-to-face course to a fully online version
  2. Developing a new online course
  3. Revising an existing online course

Limited funding will be available for:

  1. Transforming a traditional face-to-face course to hybrid by developing digitized components to be delivered online
  2. Developing online components for a new hybrid course
  3. Enhancing existing online components of hybrid courses to make them accessible/enrollable to students on other UC campuses

Funding Limits

The maximum award for RFP 7 is $90K for fully online quarter courses, $95K for fully online semester courses.


RFP 7 opens Wednesday, August 22, 2018 and closes April 5, 2019 at 6 p.m. Pacific Time, with the following submission review dates:

  • November 26, 2018
  • April 5, 2019


Submissions are being handled by ProposalCENTRAL, an online system for managing proposals.

Submission Documents

  • Appendix A - Narrative (docx)
  • Appendix B - Departmental Support and Understandings (docx)
  • Appendix C - Faculty and Collaborators Agreement and Understandings (docx)
  • Appendix D - Course Materials (docx)
  • Appendix E - Course Budget (xlsx)

Download the submission documents (zip) (these documents are also available in proposalCENTRAL)

RFP Announcement

For more details regarding RFP 7

RFP Announcement

RFP Submission

Submit your proposal using proposalCENTRAL

ProposalCENTRAL Link

PI Resources

For assistance in completing your proposal

RFP Resources Link

Frequently Asked Questions

RFP Frequently Asked Questions Link