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Recent Funded Projects

Title Description Amount Dates
Linking Maine's rural library users with MedlinePlus - Community Engagement 2019-2020 Rural areas in Maine have limited access to health information.
Funding Amount: 
$6710
2019 to 2020
A Living Person’s Guide to Dying 2019-2020 Although death is an inevitable reality of life, we often delay conversations about the topic until after the fact--a habit that can create unnecessary stress or confusion about our end-of-life wish
Funding Amount: 
$8000
2019 to 2020
Reducing Health Disparities among VIPs - Addressing Health, Aging and Vision in North Worcester County This project will engage the many Visually Impaired People (VIPs) and their caretakers in North Worcester County, specifically those residing in the Fitchburg and Leominster areas.
Funding Amount: 
$12030
2019 to 2020
Improving Health Literacy of Library Patrons Experiencing Homelessness and Unstable Housing 2019-2020 This project will build upon a successful 5-year evolving partnership between the New Haven Free Public Library (NHFPL) and Liberty Community Services, Inc.
Funding Amount: 
$19000
2019 to 2020
All of Us Greater Fairfield 2019-2020 As an agent of intra-community cooperation and collaboration, the C.H. Booth Library proposes to geographically expand its successful All of Us Newtown program to neighboring communities.
Funding Amount: 
$14075
2019 to 2020
Vernon Walks: Promoting Health Literacy and Community Fitness in Vernon/Rockville The Rockville Public Library and its partners, The Vernon Senior Center, The Vernon Housing Authority, and the Rockville General Hospital, seek to improve health outcomes for adult residents living ac
Funding Amount: 
$4444
2019 to 2020
Promoting Health Literacy to Influence Health and Wellness of Students in the Community: Widening the Connections 2019-2020 The Massachusetts Action Coalition (MAAC) proposes to build on and expand the outcomes of our initial Innovations Fund award that has developed an innovative partnership with the National Libraries of
Funding Amount: 
$25000
2019 to 2020
Increasing Vermont Public Libraries’ Role in Promoting Rural Health The Vermont Department of Libraries (VTLIB) seeks funding to make local, state, and federal government healthcare information accessible to all Vermonters.
Funding Amount: 
$30000
2019 to 2020
Using Machine Learning to Assess Critical Thinking Skills Related to Health and Nutrition Critical thinking (CT) skills, such as ability to analyze information, form logical conclusions, and problem solve, are essential for students and measure for educational outcomes because they demonst
Funding Amount: 
$9875
2019 to 2020
Science Education through Video Recordings from New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians 2019 For ten years the New England Science Boot Camp (SBC) event has been promoting science literacy among librarians in the Northeast.
Funding Amount: 
$4124
2019 to 2020
Empathy Learned Through an Extended Medical Education Virtual Reality Project 2019-2020 UNE Library Services will collaborate with the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) to compare four virtual reality (VR) experiences related to older adult health with 1st and 2nd year medical studen
Funding Amount: 
$5000
2019 to 2020
Addiction Awareness and Education Partnership: Outreach to Families Dealing with Substance Use Disorders Addiction continues to exact a heavy toll on those struggling with it, as well as their families.
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2019 to 2020
Advancing Circles of Support and Accountability: Community-based Outreach with Adults Transitioning from Incarceration THRIVE empowers communities by creating spaces that welcome and support our neighbors transitioning from incarceration.
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2019 to 2020
Continuing the Public Health Museum’s educational community outreach program 2019-2020 The Public Health Museum is a non-profit educational and cultural museum located in a building listed on the National Register of Historic Places on the grounds of Tewksbury Hospital founded in 1854.
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2019 to 2020
NNLM Public Health Alliance to Connect, Teach, and Serve (PHACTS) Pomperaug District Department of Health (PDDH) will leverage its vast network of community partners to implement a focused outreach program to connect underserved older adults to MedlinePlus resources
Funding Amount: 
$10000
2019 to 2020
Pittsfield Financial Assistance for Professional Development This is an application for a Professional Development Award to attend the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) conference in Burlington, VT, in September of this year.
Funding Amount: 
$335
2019 to 2020
Health Literacy and Health Information Resource Education in the Lawrence Community Health literacy is the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information in order to make informed health decisions.
Funding Amount: 
$9929
2019 to 2020
Instruction Retreat for Health Sciences Librarians Instruction is a growing responsibility of academic health sciences librarians, but we rarely have the time, space, and community to take our ideas and notes from the previous year, combine it with th
Funding Amount: 
$1800
2019 to 2020
Massachusetts-Based Health Education Tour 2019-2020 HAMA will be conducting a Massachusetts-Based Health Education tour from May 2019 – August 2019.
Funding Amount: 
$9835
2019 to 2020
Graphic Medicine Book Club Kits Darien Library proposes the creation of 11 Graphic Medicine Book Club Kits, modeled after those offered by NNLM NER.
Funding Amount: 
$8037
2019 to 2020

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