Under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), and in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program, the NNLM PNR is pleased to request proposals for a new round of funding opportunities for projects involving public libraries. NNLM PNR public library member organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington are eligible to apply. If your organization is not currently a member, it’s easy to join!
Proposals submitted by Wednesday, October 24, 2018 will receive fullest consideration.
If you plan to submit a proposal, we need a brief statement of intent no later than Wednesday, October 3. Please submit your statement of intent to apply to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keep reading to find brief descriptions and links to detailed information about current funding opportunities.
All of Us Research Program Community Health Outreach Award, 2 or more awards up to $12,000 each.
The purpose of this award is to improve access and use of quality health information for informed decisions about health in underserved communities; to support libraries in developing health literacy projects; and to increase awareness of the NIH All of Us Research Program.
Possible ideas for projects include:
All of Us Research Program Technology Improvement Award, 5 or more awards up to $5,000 each.
This award seeks to enhance the capacity of a library to offer electronic health information services to underserved audiences by supporting the purchase, installation, and/or upgrading of hardware and software.
Potential projects may include the following (other creative ideas are encouraged):
Also, if you are interested in support for continuing education, consider applying for a Professional Development Award, to expand professional knowledge and encourage state of the art services for consumers seeking health information.
For information on writing a proposal, watch the recording of a special webinar held on Thursday, July 12 at 1pm Pacific Time. The webinar featured Cathy Burroughs, NNLM PNR Associate Director, who gave an overview of the NNLM PNR funding program, plus 3 special guests who share their tips and inspiring project ideas, having successfully applied for NNLM PNR funding in the past.
We want to fund good ideas and hope to see proposals from all states of the NNLM PNR!
If you have a question, please drop us a line (email@example.com). We welcome all questions and input.