Higher Education and the SDGs Challenge Grants
The ACU Higher Education and the SDGs Challenge Grants fund collaborative work for professional and academic staff at member universities. The grants focus on the ACU Higher Education and the SDGs priority themes, which are:
- Teaching and learning
- Estates and stewardship
- Engagement and impact
The grants can be used for a diverse range of projects, workshops, and events in areas such as:
- Integrating sustainable development into operations
- Sharing SDG learning content and materials
- Developing SDG-focused research strategies
- Co-creating research for impact, community engagement, and partnerships for the goals.
The grants can be used to cover the cost of delivering various activities, including:Virtual exchange or collaboration, teaching/professional practice collaboration, sharing and co-development of learning materials, tools, training and approaches to support contingency and continuity of operations planning at higher education institutions (HEI’s), etc.
Virtual fellowships or collaboration, comparative analyses, research management and uptake capacity building.