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Coming Soon! NNLM Region 5: Year 2 Funding Opportunities

Posted by on February 3rd, 2022 Posted in: Blog, Digital Health Literacy, Funding, Health Literacy, Health Misinformation, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health, Technology
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We are excited to share that NNLM Region 5 will soon announce NEW funding opportunities to support Region 5 member organization projects conducted between May 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023.

Our new awards will include:

  • Health Information Outreach Subaward: a minimum of 1 award for up to $25,000;
  • Express Outreach Awards Addressing Environmental Health Justice: a minimum of 2 awards for up to $5,000 each;
  • Express Outreach Awards Addressing Health Misinformation: a minimum of 3 awards for up to $5,000 each;
  • Express Outreach Awards Addressing Technology Equity: a minimum of 2 awards for up to $5,000 each

Interested? Here are a few tips to help you get ready to apply for an award:

  • Make sure your organization is an NNLM Region 5 member (it’s free!). Locate your organizations’ NNLM ID using the NNLM membership directory. If you need help, please contact Emily Hamstra, Region 5 Outreach & Access Coordinator at: ehamstra@uw.edu
  • Make sure your institution has a Tax ID number AND a DUNS/UEI number. If you don’t have one, you can apply for one here.

Timeline for our upcoming awards cycle:

  • February 15, 2022: the Request for Applications (RFAs) are posted to nnlm.gov/funding with detailed instructions.
  • March 15, 2022: an email to nnlm@uw.edu stating your intent to apply for one of the NNLM Region 5 awards is due by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
  • April 12, 2022: Application deadline. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

Questions? We’re here to help!

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Michele is the NNLM Region 5 Outreach and Engagement Coordinator. She has extensive experience providing consumer health information and a passion for health literacy. Michele truly believes, "Because of you, Libraries Transform.®"

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