National Network of Libraries of Medicine
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The Greater Midwest Region office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) offers funding to support the NNLM mission:

To advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information; and improving the public's access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. The Program is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers.

The NLM Division of Extramural Programs (EP)  provides grants and fellowships to organizations and individuals interested in applying computers and telecommunication for improving storage, retrieval, access, and use of biomedical information.

For questions regarding awards, please contact the GMR office.


Funding Opportunities

Title Amount/Application Deadline Description Funding Period/Status
Research Data Award Up to $20,000 The purpose of the Research Data Award is to support projects that demonstrate innovation in biomedical data management or support research data services. Funding for this award is now closed. 05/01/2018 to 04/30/2019
Professional Development Award Up to $2,500 The purpose of the Professional Development Award is to assist individuals working in GMR Network member organizations to enhance their ability to use NLM resources or keep current on topics related... Open
Health Information Outreach Award Up to $20,000 The purpose of the Health Information Outreach Award is to fund education and outreach projects that improve access to biomedical and health information and increase the ability of the public and... 05/01/2018 to 04/30/2019