Funding Opportunities

The NN/LM MCR has funds for Network members to help improve library services. Not only does the NN/LM MCR offer funding but we want your proposal to be successful. Staff are always ready and willing to discuss whether your idea is fundable and review proposals before you submit them.

Current Funding

K-12 School Partnership Funding

The purpose of this award (up to $1,500 per partnership) is to support new projects or enhance existing collaborative projects between a library (public, community college, medical or academic health sciences) and a K-12 school entity (school library, school nurse, health/science teacher) involving National Library of Medicine health and/or science information that can serve as a model for other partnerships.

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Professional Development Funding

Realizing that professional development is an essential part of a librarian's growth and advancement, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region provides Professional Development Funding (up to $1,500 each) to support Network member librarians.

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Past Funded Projects

To see more information on past projects funded by the NN/LM MCR go to

Choose - Sort by: Start Date (Latest First) and Filter by: MidContinental Region. Then click on Submit.

Click here to view past, now inactive, funded projects

Resources on Funding