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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.

Available Awards

Purpose Funding Submit Intent to Apply By Application Deadlines
Express Outreach To improve use of quality online health information resources by priority populations and to promote awareness and use of the products and services of the NLM and the NN/LM. Up to $15,000 February 13, 2014 March 6, 2014
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 February 13, 2014 March 6, 2014
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 February 13, 2014 March 6, 2014
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 February 13, 2014 March 6, 2014
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 February 13, 2014 March 6, 2014
Health Information Services To support projects that promote the value of health information services. Up to $5,000 February 13, 2014 March 6, 2014
Assessment and Planning To support activities that identify and learn about a potential health information outreach audience including demographics, information needs, and community resources or assets. Up to $2,000 N/A Ongoing
Professional Development To support Network member enrichment and continuing education. Up to $1,500 N/A Ongoing

To support exhibiting at health fairs, meetings or conferences that promotes awareness of quality health information resources, of the NLM, and of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine by health or information professionals, community organizations, or community members.

Up to $500 N/A Ongoing

To support workshops in the Pacific Northwest Region on the use of NLM resources and/or technology-related workshops to improve health professionals', librarians' and the public's skills in accessing electronic health information.

Up to $500 N/A Ongoing

PNR Projects Funded 2006 - 2011

Grants and Support from the National Library of Medicine

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.