Funding Opportunities and Resources
PNR Awards 2011 - 2016
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Each year, the PNR funds subcontracts and awards to support network members and encourage outreach activities aligned with the NN/LM mission.
* New deadlines identified in bold
|Purpose||Funding||Submit Intent to Apply By||Application Deadlines|
|Express Outreach||To improve use of quality online health information resources by priority populations, facilitate improved health literacy and to promote awareness and use of the products and services of the NLM and the NN/LM.||Up to $15,000||N/A||Currently closed|
|Medical Library Pilot Project||To recognize and support emerging roles of the information professional through pilot or demonstration projects that explore or demonstrate innovative roles within their institution.||Up to $15,000||N/A||Currently closed|
|Regional Symposia||To support Network members in planning and hosting regional symposia about issues and priorities of the NN/LM PNR Program.||Up to $10,000||N/A||
|Technology Improvement||To enhance the capacity of a library or community organization to offer electronic health information services by supporting the purchase, installation, and/or upgrading of hardware and software.||Up to $10,000||N/A||Currently closed|
|Health Disparities Information Outreach||To support outreach projects aimed at increasing awareness of health disparities and the National Library of Medicine's resources.||Up to $5,000||N/A||Currently closed|
|Health Information Services||To support projects that educate about, advocate for, and promote the value of health information services offered by an information professional within an organization or for the community.||Up to $5,000||N/A||Currently closed|
|Assessment and Planning||To support activities that identify and learn about a potential health information outreach audience, with attention to demographics, information needs, and community resources or assets.||Up to $2,000||N/A||Ongoing|
|Professional Development||To expand professional knowledge and continuing education in order to provide improved health information access to healthcare providers and/or consumers.||Up to $1,500||N/A||Ongoing|
To support exhibiting at health fairs, meetings or conferences that promotes awareness of quality health information resources and the National Library of Medicine to professionals, community organizations, or community members.
|Up to $500||N/A||Ongoing|
To support classes or presentations in the Pacific Northwest Region on the use of NLM resources and/or to support technology-related sessions to improve health professionals', librarians' and/or the public's skills in accessing quality health information.
|Up to $500||N/A||Ongoing|
|MLA Webinar Series||The NN/LM PNR will sponsor sites to host Medical Library Association Webinars. Group viewings as well as individual viewings are available.||Cost of Registration||N/A||Ongoing|
|Library Student Scholarship||
To offer opportunities for students enrolled in a graduate library and information science program to learn about current or emerging topics in medical librarianship by attending a health science libraries meeting.
|Up to $1800||N/A||Ongoing|
See abstracts of grants and contracts awarded in the Pacific Northwest by any NIH Institute in the NIH RePORTER (Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool), which replaced the CRISP database October 31, 2009.