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Upcoming NNLM Region 4 Funding Opportunities

Posted in: #CC/Academic List, #Health Interest List, #Health Sciences List, #Public/K-12 List, All Members, Blog, Funding, Request for Applications


The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM), Region 4 invites applications for health information outreach, programming projects, and professional development opportunities. Among other things, past funding awards have helped libraries develop and implement health information related outreach and programming, acquire technology that can help patrons gain access to health information, and send staff to valuable training activities.  

To aid in writing your application, the NNLM Proposal Writing Toolkit includes tips and tricks for constructing your project description, budget, evaluation plan, and much more. If you’d like to discuss the technical aspects of your application or run your project concepts by us, please do not hesitate to email and set up a time with your state’s point of contact:

  1. Professional Development Award (2024-2025)

    The purpose of the Professional Development Award is to 1) strengthen the professional knowledge and experience of individual network members in health data or health information access related services, 2) empower libraries and other organizations to train staff in skills needed to deliver reliable health information, and 3) build professional capacity in support of specific Region 4 Core Aims, the NNLM mission, and the NLM 2017-2027 Strategic Plan. For additional details, visit our guide page.

    NOTE: If your application is for an online professional development activity costing $500 or less, please go directly to the Express Application instructions tab.

    Period of Performance: June 1, 2024 – April 30, 2025
    Amount: Up to $2,500
    Number of Awards Available: 12
    Application Deadline: Applications accepted and awarded on a rolling basis until February 16, 2025, at 5:00 pm MT deadline or when the funds are depleted.
    Eligibility: These awards are intended for use by individuals affiliated with NNLM Region 4 member institutions.

  2. Region 4 Technology Improvement Projects Award Year 4 (2024-2025)

    The purpose of the Technology Improvement Projects funding is to support short-term projects that involve program improvement concepts, including technology improvements projects. Applications should demonstrate how it will attempt to enhance the applicant’s communities’ access to health information resources designed to improve health literacy skills and how it will support specific Region 4 Core Aims, the NNLM mission, and the NLM 2017-2027 Strategic Plan. For additional details, visit our guide page.

    Period of Performance: June 1, 2024 – April 15, 2025
    Amount: Up to $9,500
    Number of Awards Available: 3
    Application Deadline: November 10, 2023, 5:00 pm Mountain Time
    Eligibility: These awards are intended for use by NNLM Region 4 member institutions.

  3. Region 4 Engagement & Outreach Award Year 4 <$50K (2024-2025)

    The purpose of the Engagement & Outreach Award funding is to build partnerships and collaborations with local community groups and other key groups. Applications should demonstrate how it will 1) reach underserved populations with health information outreach projects, 2) use community-led approaches to increase access to health information by working through libraries and other members to support a highly trained workforce in biomedical, health information, data science resources, etc., and 3) support specific Region 4 Core Aims, the NNLM mission, and the NLM 2017-2027 Strategic Plan. For additional details, visit our guide page.

    Period of Performance: June 1, 2024 – April 15, 2025
    Amount: Up to $50,000
    Number of Awards Available: 3
    Application Deadline: November 10, 2023, 5:00 pm Mountain Time
    Eligibility: These awards are intended for use by NNLM Region 4 member institutions.

  4. Region 4 Engagement & Outreach Award Year 4 <$10K (2024-2025)

    The purpose of the Engagement & Outreach Award funding is to build partnerships and collaborations with local community groups and other key groups. Applications should demonstrate how it will 1) reach underserved populations with health information outreach projects, 2) use community-led approaches to increase access to health information by working through libraries and other members to support a highly trained workforce in biomedical, health information, data science resources, etc., and 3) support specific Region 4 Core Aims, the NNLM mission, and the NLM 2017-2027 Strategic Plan. For additional details, visit our guide page.

    Period of Performance: June 1, 2024 – April 15, 2025
    Amount: Up to $10,000
    Number of Awards Available: 6
    Application Deadline: November 10, 2023, 5:00 pm Mountain Time
    Eligibility: These awards are intended for use by NNLM Region 4 member institutions.

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University of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Phone: 801-587-3650
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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