Funding Opportunities

 

NN/LM New England Region Awards

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine funds projects to advance the National Library of Medicine’s mission to improve access to health information and support the services of NN/LM Network Members. Below is a list of funding categories to help you start thinking about your projects and applications. Please direct any questions to Mary Piorun.

 

May 2016 - April 2017 Funding Opportunities

Funding Category Purpose Maximum Funding per Award
Focused Outreach Increase access to NLM resources in focused outreach areas via short-term outreach projects.

Current Locations:

  • Providence/Pawtucket, RI
  • Southeastern and Cape Cod, MA
$5,000
Community Engagement Support short-term outreach projects that involve advancing health information resources in collaboration with local community groups. $10,000
Exhibit Provide members with the opportunity to promote health information resources at state and local venues. $2,000
Community Preparedness Assist Network Members in becoming active participants in their communities’ emergency preparedness, response, and recovery planning. $7,500
Technology Improvement Enhance technology access to and delivery of health information for Network Members, health professionals, and consumers. $7,500
Knowledge Management Support projects that stimulate innovations in biomedical knowledge management and information services at the health care or research institution. $10,000
Resource Sharing Support projects that broaden access to health information. $7,500
Member Programs A. Support the development of instructional programs that improve the knowledge and skills of librarians and health information professionals.

OR

B. Support the development of instructional programs that improve the knowledge and skills of librarians and health information professionals in resource sharing or data management.
$5,000
Sub-Award: Please contact Mary Piorun for additional information A. In-depth work, involving multiple collaborators to assist Network Members and other health-related agencies in their efforts to provide information services and training to health care works, librarians, and consumers not normally reached.

OR

B. In-depth work, involving multiple collaborators to assist Network Members in their efforts to support access to biomedical and health information, as well as researchers in data management practice.
$50,000