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NNLM Region 5 Announces NEW Funding Opportunities

Posted by on May 3rd, 2022 Posted in: Accessibility, Citizen Science, Consumer Health, Data Science, Digital Health Literacy, Equity Diversity Inclusion, Funding, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Health Literacy, Health Misinformation, Mental Health, News from NNLM Region 5, Public Health, Public Libraries, Substance Misuse, Technology
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The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5) is pleased to announce new funding opportunities for Data Engagement Awards and Outreach & Engagement Awards. Applications submitted by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, June 28, 2022 will receive first consideration.

At minimum, three Data Engagement Awards for up to $25,000 each will be funded to support engagement in data literacy, data science or data management, such as through projects that support biomedical and research data services; help train the healthcare, library or educator workforce to access, understand, and use data; or create diverse community connections to further educate a wide audience on data literacy and management best practices.

To see the full Data Engagement Award, including the eligibility criteria, funding period, project ideas and application instructions, please visit: https://nnlm.gov/funding/rfa/data-engagement-award

Additionally, at least three Outreach & Engagement Awards for up to $25,000 each will be funded to improve health literacy and increase health equity through engagement and training for health information, and by supporting the purchase of technology needed to advance connectivity, digital literacy skills, and access to trusted health information in under-resourced communities.

To see the full Outreach and Engagement Award, including the eligibility criteria, funding period, project ideas, and application instructions, please visit: https://nnlm.gov/funding/rfa/outreach-engagement-award

Questions? Your NNLM Region 5 staff is here to help. Please reach out to Nancy Shin, NNLM Region 5 Outreach and Data Coordinator at: nkshin1@uw.edu or Michele Spatz, NNLM Region 5 Outreach and Engagement Coordinator at: mspatz@uw.edu or Cathy Burroughs, Executive Director at: cburroug@uw.edu

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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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