2012 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects RFP Released!
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has announced the solicitation of proposals for the 2012 HIV/AIDS Community Information Projects (RFP No. NLMLM2012384 B), from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers. Awards are offered for up to $40,000. Proposals are due to NLM on Wednesday, June 20, 2012.
The solicitation for the 2012 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects is posted on the Federal Business Opportunities Web site. Small Businesses can apply to a specific set-aside (NIHLM2012371 A). The Federal Business Opportunities Web site will also list all notices, updates, and modifications to the RFP.
Projects must involve one or more of the following information access categories: information retrieval; skills development, state-of-the-art resources; and/or resource development. Emphasis will be placed upon small businesses and the following types of organizations or arrangements for developing these programs: community-based organizations (CBOs) or patient advocacy groups currently providing HIV/AIDS-related services to the affected community; public libraries serving communities in the provision of HIV/AIDS-related information and resources; health departments or other local, municipal, or state agencies working to improve public health; faith-based organizations currently providing HIV/AIDS-related services; and/or multi-type consortia of the above-listed organizations that may be in existence or formed specifically for this project.