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Funding

The NNLM MCR has funds for Network members to help improve library services. We want your proposal to be successful. Staff are always ready and willing to discuss whether your idea is fundable and review proposals before you submit them.

Year 5 Subawards
We have extended the deadline to apply to June 30th! Professional Development Award applications are accepted anytime while funds are still available!

Community Based Organizations Engagement

  • The purpose of this project fund is to support short-term outreach projects that involve advancing health information resources in collaboration with local community groups.

Professional Development

  • The purpose of this project fund is to support the professional development needs of librarians at Network member institutions and improve their ability to grow and advance their skills as health information professionals.

Library Marketing & Communications Conference 2020

  • The purpose of this project fund is to support librarians or staff from Network member institutions to attend the Library Marketing & Communications Conference in November 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

K-12 Partnerships

  • The purpose of this project fund is to support new or enhance existing collaborative projects between libraries (public, community college, health sciences, etc.) and K-12 health focused school programs (library, nurse services, health/science education) to increase awareness of NLM resources.

Citizen Science and NLM Resources

  • The purpose of this project fund is to support K-12 Network members to increase the integration of NLM resources into their citizen science programs.

Technology Improvement

  • The purpose of this project fund is to support Network member libraries interested in upgrading or purchasing technology used to ensure access to high quality health information.

Public Library Programming

  • The purpose of this project fund is to support public library Network members to increase awareness and incorporate NLM resources as part their services directed towards underserved populations.

Resources on Funding

Funding Opportunities

Title Amount/Application Deadline Description Funding Period/Status
Professional Development Subaward up to $1500
03/15/2021 (All day)

Late Applications will not be accepted
The purpose of this award is to support individuals at NNLM MCR Network member institutions to expand professional knowledge and experience to provide improved health information access to healthca 05/01/2020 to 04/15/2021
Open