National Network of Libraries of Medicine
English Arabic Chinese (Simplified) French Hindi Japanese Korean Persian Portuguese Russian Spanish

Funding Application Checklist

Download this checklist to use while planning your project and writing your application!

Is your organization a NNLM MAR Member?

Stop sign; if your organization is not a current member, stop here

Your organization must be a member with a current record in order to apply for funding. No application will be reviewed unless you are a member. Join the Network or renew your Membership before submitting your application for funding.

Please check that you have the following:

  • NNLM Member ID Number – the unique identifier for your NNLM Member record
  • DUNS Number
  • Institution Tax ID Number

Your application must include the following:

­Cover letter that includes:

  • Primary Contact (PC) Name
  • PC Position title
  • PC email
  • PC phone
  • Institution Name
  • Library/dept. name, if applicable
  • Institution address

Project proposal that includes:

  • Title/name for your project
  • Project summary
  • Project objectives
  • Evaluation & project plan
  • Sustainability
  • Personnel list

Required Attachments (no others will be accepted or read):

  • Budget – use the template provided in the Request for Proposal (RFP)
  • Letter(s) of commitment from:
    • Institutional leadership that includes acknowledgement of award requirements
    • Partnering institution(s)/organization(s)
    • Technology support personnel for the applicant’s institution If technology is being purchased
  • Curriculum vitae/resumes of key personnel
  • Populations and Participants section checklist

Proposal Submission

Electronic version of the proposal submitted to

  • with the name of the award in the subject line
  • by April 5 at 4:30 PM ET

Late applications will not be accepted.