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Funding Announcement: Help Spread Trustworthy Health Information in Your Community

Posted by on January 20th, 2023 Posted in: Blog, Funding
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Region 6 is pleased to announce new funding opportunities for Year 3 of our cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Funding is up to $15,000 per award and application is open through March 31st.

The Health Information Outreach Award is to improve health literacy and increase health equity through engagement and training for health information. The award can be used to support:

  • Instructional design and training of evidence-based health resources and information for workforce development
  • Public or consumer outreach and engagement for awareness, evaluation, use, and understanding of credible health information including MedlinePlus or PubMed but not limited to the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine resources
  • Online health information access and digital literacy skills training.

Learn more and apply here! If you would like to discuss your project before submitting a proposal, please contact Darlene Kaskie, darlene-kaskie@uiowa.edu.

Below are some upcoming webinars that might be helpful in the application process.

January 26, 2023
Iowa Learns – a free Iowa Libraries Online Conference (ILOC)
Michelle Anderson, Director of Atlantic Public Library, Presentation Better Together

In 2021 Michelle Andersen, the director of Atlantic Public Library, asked Brigham Hoegh, Healthy Cass County coordinator, to collaborate on a grant through the Network of the National Library of Medicine. They will talk about the grant and how they worked together to bring mental health resources to Cass County. They will also share how working on the grant together grew into a mutually beneficial relationship that continues more than a year later with outreach opportunities for the library and creative ideas to better serve the community.

February 9, 2023
NNLM Grants and Proposal Writing

Designed for beginning grant proposal writers interested in NNLM funding, this class presents a general overview of grant and funding processes, as well as the level of detail required for a successful proposal.

March 22, 2023
NNLM Region 6 Projects – Multilingual Health Information Resources

This webinar will feature two NNLM Region 6 awardees who used funding to create multicultural and multilingual health information resources for their communities. TPT Now will discuss their project of creating a series of voice-over infographics in 4 languages (English, Spanish, Hmong, and Somali). The Ohio Hospital Council will detail their work translating health materials to help address health equity and patient-centered care.

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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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