Instructure, the company that makes the Canvas LMS, has just announced the Innovation in Education grant, offering a total of $100k in grants to  spur innovation in education. Five innovative higher ed proposals (five for K12, as well) will be selected by Canvas to receive $10K in grant money. Submission topics may include (but are not limited to):

  • Facilitating competency-based learning
  • Engaging students through academic career
  • Blending online and face-to-face courses
  • New models of content and curriculum development and sharing
  • Applying universal design to online learning

Winners will be announced at SXSWedu in March 2014. To apply go to