The UCSF Open Access Fund is active and accepting applications for 2019. Since 2017, the UCSF Academic Senate has elected to dedicate at least $95K annually towards open access publishing and open science (see 2017's announcement). In 2018 and 2019, the amount was increased to $110K and $120K respectively, with a portion of the funds earmarked for faculty workshops in partnership with the Library's Data Science Initiative.
The UCSF Open Access Publishing Fund helps cover open access publication fees for faculty who do not have grant or other funds available to cover them. It is funded by the UCSF Academic Senate and the UCSF Library, and run by the Library.
The goals of this program are to: