Archive for the ‘Funding’ Category
Friday, May 17th, 2013
Presenter: Kate Flewelling, Outreach Ccordinator, NN/LM MAR
Location: Free, Online
Description: Designed for beginning grant proposal writers, this class presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal. Each component of the grant writing process will be addressed, including: documenting the need; identifying the target population; writing measurable objectives; developing a work plan, an evaluation plan and dissemination plan.
The course will consist of three 1 hour Adobe Connect webinars and a planning assignment. Participants who complete all requirements will be eligible for 4 MLA CE.
Dates: June 13-27, 2013
Three required webinars:
Wednesday, 6/13/13: 10 – 11 am ET / Common Mistakes and Finding Funding
Wednesday, 6/20/13: 10 – 11 am ET / The Proposal
Wednesday, 6/27/13: 10 – 11 am ET / The Budget and Finishing Touches
To register: http://nnlm.gov/mar/training/register.html?schedule_id=2291
Friday, May 17th, 2013
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces a funding opportunity for small projects to improve access to disaster medicine and public health information for health care professionals, first responders and others that play a role in health-related disaster preparedness, response and recovery.
NLM is soliciting proposals from partnerships that include at least one library and at least one non-library organization that has disaster-related responsibilities, such as health departments, public safety departments, emergency management departments, prehospital and emergency medical services, fire/rescue, or other local, regional, or state agencies with disaster health responsibilities; hospitals; faith-based and voluntary organizations active in disaster; and others.
NLM is looking for submission of innovative proposals that enhance mutually beneficial collaboration among libraries and disaster-related agencies. For example, projects may increase awareness of health information resources, demonstrate how libraries and librarians can assist planners and responders with disaster-related information needs, show ways in which disaster workers can educate librarians about disaster management, and/or include collaboration among partners in developing information resources that support planning and response to public health emergencies. Summaries of the projects funded in 2011 and 2012 can be viewed at http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/disasterinfofunding.html.
Contract awards will be offered for a minimum of $15,000 to a maximum of $30,000 each for a one-year project.
The deadline for responses is Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2 pm ET. Responses are limited to six pages plus supplemental materials such as resumes, letters of support, and a budget.
The solicitation notice can be found on FedBizOpps: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=bce51d2baaeac33d108448c146128771&tab=core&_cview=0
For more information and instructions about the “Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Project 2013”, please visit http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/2013disasteroutreachrfq.html.
The National Library of Medicine (http://www.nlm.nih.gov) is the world’s largest biomedical library and provides extensive online health information resources. Visit the NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center site (http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov ) to learn more about disaster-related health information from WISER (hazardous materials information for emergency responders), REMM-Radiation Emergency Medical Management, CHEMM-Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management, and other resources.
Disaster Information Management Research Center
Specialized Information Services
National Library of Medicine
6707 Democracy Blvd Suite 510
Bethesda, MD 20892
Friday, May 17th, 2013
PhD studentship now available for research into Evidence Aid
More details available from: http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/mdbs/pgd/PostgraduateResearch/PostgraduateStudentshipsandAwards/CentreforPublicHealthPhDStudentships201314/TheeffectsofEvidenceAidondecisionmakinginpublichealthdisastersituations/
Deadline: 31 May 2013
Evidence Aid was established following the tsunami in the Indian Ocean in December 2004. It uses knowledge from Cochrane Reviews and other systematic reviews to provide reliable, up-to-date evidence on interventions that might be considered in the context of natural disasters and other major healthcare emergencies. Evidence Aid seeks to highlight which interventions work, which don’t work, which need more research, and which, no matter how well meaning, might be harmful; and to provide this information to agencies and people planning for, or responding to, disasters.
Friday, May 17th, 2013
June 13, 2013
11:30 – 12:30 EDT
Presenter: Barbara L. Folb, MM, MLS, MPH, Public Health Informationist; Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh
This presentation will describe an approach to planning and carrying out a systematic search for funding opportunities from foundations and government agencies, and demonstrate some basic skills in using the most important resources and ways to automate the search process. All resources used are free on the Internet or widely available through public libraries in the US.
1. Log on to the Center for Public Health Practice’s Learning Content Management System:
2. Enter your username and password. (If you are a first-time user, select Create Account and enter
your profile information).
3. Select Course Catalog.
4. Select Monthly Webinar Series.
5. Select View - Finding Foundation and Government Grant Funding
6. Select LCMS Registration. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email that will provide
you with access information.
Instructions are used to register for the live and/or the archived version of this webinar.
Registration confirmation will be sent from email@example.com. Be sure to check your spam/junk email for a message from this address. You should add this address to your address book or safe senders list so that it is not marked as spam.
Note: Once the LCMS registration is complete, you may click on TRAIN registration if you wish to have the webinar added to your TRAIN transcript.
Friday, May 17th, 2013
Scholarship applications for the 2013 conference, to be held in Omaha, NE on September 26-28, are being taken now until June 15, 2013 at 5:00 Central Time. Apply Now >>
See also information on State Library Agency provided 2013 scholarships
The Association for Rural and Small Libraries currently offers three annual conference scholarships to promote the organization and the conference. They are the Dr. Bernard Vavrek Scholarship, the Founders Scholarship and the Ken Davenport Scholarship.
The Dr. Bernard Vavrek Scholarship will go to a current LIS student. It includes conference registration, hotel, $500 stipend and a free one-year membership in ARSL.
The Founders Scholarship and the Ken Davenport scholarship will go to a current library professional. They include conference registration, hotel, a $500 stipend and a free one-year membership in ARSL. The definition of a “Library Professional” is a library staff member working in a small and/or rural library. A degree or certification is not required.
Candidates do not need to be members of ARSL; however membership is encouraged.
The committee asks candidates for any scholarship to provide a briefly worded essay -”Why I Want To Go!” and a completed application form.
The winners should have not attended the ARSL conference before and will be required to write a short blog entry on the ARSL website to share their conference experience. Winners will also be invited to serve on the ARSL Scholarship Committee the following year.
The Conference Scholarship Committee selects winners based on a demonstration of need, demonstration of not only a desire to serve the small and rural community but an already established pattern of working within the community, willingness to network, share and aid in developing new networks to aid small and/or rural libraries and a willingness to share what they learn at the conference with those in their networking areas.
A special thank you to our ARSL Premier Members who have helped make these scholarships possible through a $10 contribution as part of their membership.
Saturday, April 6th, 2013
Unique grant opportunity: http://pweb1.rwjf.org/applications/solicited/cfp.jsp?ID=21422
Contact Delaware’s Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) to simplify your access to aging and disability services / 1-800-223-9074.
Friday, March 15th, 2013
As a result of focus groups and usability testing, MAR has restructured our website (http://nnlm.gov/mar/) to provide entry points for the populations we serve: libraries, unaffiliated health professionals, K-12 professionals, and organizations providing consumer health information. We’ve heard your voices and have redesigned our site to focus on you!
New Subject Categories
We added 4 new tabs/categories directing you to content designed specifically to meet your needs:
- Libraries arranged by type of library:
For health professionals unaffiliated with a medical library, public health professionals, mental health professionals, minority health professionals, and those working at Critical Access Hospitals: http://nnlm.gov/mar/hp/
For K-12 health and science educators, as well as those providing after-school programming in a K-12 school, community-based or faith-Based Organization: http://nnlm.gov/mar/educators/
For libraries, community-based and faith-based organizations providing consumer health information: http://nnlm.gov/mar/consumer/
- We added selected NLM resources to each page to get you started with resources to meet your needs
- We added your primary MAR contact person on each page—so you’ll know who can answer your questions or concerns
So visit our redesigned website and let us know what you think!
Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) is pleased to announce the release of the FY 2013 Rural Health Information Technology (HIT) Workforce Program (Announcement number: HRSA-13-251). The purpose of this one-time funding opportunity is to support formal rural health networks that focus on activities relating to the recruitment, education, training, and retention of HIT specialists. This program will provide support to rural health networks that can leverage and enhance existing HIT training materials to develop formal training programs, which will provide instructional opportunities to current health care staff, local displaced workers, rural residents, veterans, and other potential students. Funded projects will have rural health networks partner with an accredited rural or rural-serving educational institution, such as a community, technical, or vocational college. The educational institution must either have an established HIT curriculum or be in the process of developing one at the time of submission. They must also demonstrate how the curriculum aligns with the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) modules. These formal training programs will result in the development of a cadre of HIT workers who can help rural hospitals and clinics implement and maintain systems and meet EHR meaningful use standards.
Applicants may propose funding for up to 3-years starting from September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2016. Applicants may apply for a ceiling amount of up to $300,000 per year. Further information regarding the funding amounts is in the announcement. ORHP expects to fund between 10-15 grantees.
To access and download the funding announcement, please click on:
Link to Apply:
The deadline to submit an application in www.grants.gov is April 15, 2013. ORHP strongly recommends that applicants submit their applications prior to the due date to avoid any technological problems. All applications have to be submitted electronically in www.grants.gov. There will be a technical assistance call on February 28th, 2013 (Thursday) at 2:00 PM EST to assist applicants in preparing their applications. The toll-free number to call in is1- 888-831-8961. The Passcode is HIT WORKFORCE. Please dial in 10 minutes before call is to begin. The leader’s name is Janice. The Technical Assistance call will be recorded and available for playback within one hour of the end of the call and will be available until April 15, 2013 at 11:59 PM (CT). To access the playback, please call: 1- 402-998-1566; no Passcode is needed.
For further information on the program, please contact Janice Mompoint, firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-443-8344.
Friday, February 8th, 2013
We are pleased to announce that MAR funding has been posted for the 2013-2014 contract year. The application deadline is March 15, 2013 for projects that run May 1, 2013 – April 30, 2014.
Funding is a great way to provide health information outreach to a professional or consumer audience, or to pilot a new service you have been wanting to offer. It is a great way to get recognition within your institution or community. You are encouraged to review these opportunities and consider applying!
Details are available at: http://nnlm.gov/mar/funding/
We also encourage you to look at previously funded projects:
Also, listen to presentations for previously funded projects in our Lunch with the RML series: http://nnlm.gov/mar/training/lunch_recordings.html
We look forward to seeing your applications.
Friday, February 8th, 2013
The National Health Service Corps awarded more than $10 million in funding for loan repayment to 87 medical students in 29 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, who will serve as primary care doctors and help strengthen the health care workforce, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced.
Full announcement: http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2013pres/02/20130206a.html