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Funding Opportunities

NNLM offers funding for projects that improve access to health information, increase engagement with research and data, expand professional knowledge, and support outreach that promotes awareness and use of NLM resources in local communities.

NNLM Funding Opportunities

Title Amountsort descending Category Funding Period/Status
Emerging Leader Award (SCR) Up to $4,000 Professional Development 10/11/2019 to 04/30/2020
Professional Development Award (MAR) Up to $5,000 Professional Development 05/15/2020 to 04/30/2021
Professional Development (NER) up to $5,000 Professional Development 05/01/2020 to 04/30/2021
Technology Improvement Award (PNR) up to $5000 Improvement 05/01/2020 to 04/30/2021
Improvement (NER) up to $7,000 Improvement 05/01/2020 to 04/30/2021
Outreach Mini-Awards (PSR) Up to $9,000 per award Improvement 05/01/2020 to 04/30/2021


NLM Funding Opportunities

The Extramural Programs of the National Library of Medicine funds projects in areas important to its mission. As the nation's premier repository of biomedical information, NLM has a vital interest in information management and in the enormous utility of computers and telecommunication for improving storage, retrieval, access, and use of biomedical information. NLM provides extramural support through grants-in-aid and, less commonly, contracts.
Click on the extramural links below to find out more about grants offered by NLM.

National Institute of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research

Provides links to Funding Opportunities, Grants Policy and Guidance, Awards Data and Receipt Dates. The NIH Grants Policy Statement is an up-to-date policy guidance that will serve as the terms and conditions of NIH awards and provides information about the NIH staff, organization, and the grants process. The Guide for Grants and Contracts Archive may be searched to find official NIH policies, procedures, and funding availability.

Additional Funding and Assistance

Find other funding opportunities at Funding Beyond NLM and NNLM

Find information on writing proposals at Proposal Writing Support