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Current competition: FY 2023

Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-031723-001

Application available: March 17, 2023

Application deadline: May 16, 2023, at 11:59:59 PM, Washington, DC Time

Federal Register Notices

Current Application

Applications for the FY 2023 Open Textbooks Pilot (OTP) Program are now available on All applicants are required to submit an application online through is a single access point for over 1,000 grant programs offered by federal and other grant-making agencies.

Through you will be able to download a copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit your application. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the ALN 84.116T or the Funding Opportunity Number.

If you experience problems submitting your application through, refer to the Support page and/or contact the Support Desk, toll free, at 1-800-518-4726.

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339. Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to one of the program contact persons listed below.

  • 84.116T FY 2023 OTP Program Application Booklet | PDF (750K)

Tips and Assistance

Webinar Information

Click here for the FY 2023 OTP Pre-application Webinar Schedule.

Click here for the FY 2023 OTP Pre-Application Webinar Slide Deck.

Peer Reviewers Needed

Call for Reviewers for the FY 2023 OTP Grant Competition!

If you are interested in serving as a grant reviewer, please contact us at and be sure you are registered as a Reviewer in the G5 system,

Application Contacts

Kurrinn Abrams, (202) 987-1920,

U.S. Department of Education, OPE
Open Textbooks Pilot Program
400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Suite 268-34
Washington, DC 20202

If you have any questions concerning this program, please submit them via email to



Last Modified: 04/13/2023