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Funding Detour Ahead

Posted by on July 21st, 2021 Posted in: Blog


Detour Ahead SignAs NNLM transitions its website to the new version on https://nnlm.gov, Region 6 has redirected our funding opportunities to a temporary site here. We will be updating the funding packet links as they become available. We thank you for your patience!

Please contact Darlene Kaskie, Community Engagement Coordinator, darlene-kaskie@uiowa.edu, or the Region 6 office, Region6-RML@uiowa.edu, for more information.

Other opportunities to work with Region 6 in the new Cooperative Agreement with the National Library of Medicine include the Partner Outreach Program and becoming a  member of the Region 6 State Advisory Group.

 

The deadline to apply for the following awards is 02 August 2021. 

The Data Award supports implementation of data science or data management projects that advance the goals and objectives of the NLM Strategic Plan for building a data-driven workforce and enhancing data services and open science.

Period of Performance: October 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022
Amount: Up to $15,000
Expected Number of Awards Available: 1
Region 6 Subaward Program 2021-2022: Data Award
To apply: Region 6 Subaward Program 2021-2022: Data Award

 

The Digital Access Award supports projects that address broadening online health information access and developing digital literacy skills to advance health information equity with meaningful engagement of diverse communities or populations.

Period of Performance: October 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022
Amount: Up to $25,000
Expected Number of Awards Available: 2
Region 6 Subaward Program 2021-2022: Digital Access Award
To apply: Region 6 Subaward Program 2021-2022: Digital Access Award

 

The Expert Speaker Award supports an expert speaker to train staff or present at a conference to increase use of NLM resources, keep current on topics related to NLM priorities, and build health information capacity for our network members.

Period of Performance: October 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022
Amount: Up to $1,834
Expected Number of Awards Available: 2
Region 6 Subaward Program 2021-2022: Expert Speaker Award
To apply: Region 6 Subaward Program 2021-2022: Expert Speaker Award

 

The Health Information Outreach Award supports building capacity with diverse communities and populations for accessing and using credible health information to improve personal health literacy and to advance health information equity.

Period of Performance: October 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022
Amount: Up to $20,000
Expected Number of Awards Available: 1
Region 6 Subaward Program 2021-2022: Health Information Outreach Award
To apply: Region 6 Subaward Program 2021-2022: Health Information Outreach Award

 

The Public Library Collaboration Award supports partnerships between public libraries and other community organizations to build capacity for access and use of credible health information to advance health literacy and digital health literacy with meaningful engagement of diverse populations.

Period of Performance: October 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022
Amount: Up to $25,000
Expected Number of Awards Available: 2
Region 6 Subaward Program 2021-2022: Public Library Collaboration Award
To apply: Region 6 Subaward Program 2021-2022: Public Library Collaboration Award

Image of the author ABOUT Jacqueline Leskovec
Jacqueline Leskovec, MLIS, MA, RN is the Network Librarian for NNLM GMR. She is the lead for the Partner Outreach Library Program, Network membership and user accounts, and the GMR website. She has been with the Network since 2005. In addition to being a health sciences librarian, Jacqueline maintains her license as a registered nurse. She telecommutes from her home office in Chicago and attends on-site meetings regularly. She is well acquainted with power tools and will be happy to bore you with details of her many home repair and remodel adventures.

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This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Grant Number 1UG4LM012346 with The University of Iowa.

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