National Network of Libraries of Medicine
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The National Network of Libraries of Medicine funds projects to advance the National Library of Medicine's mission to improve access to health information. Below is a list of funding categories for 2017-2018.
A call for 2018-2019 Proposals will be issued in early 2018 with an expected project start date of May 1, 2018. The information below can be used to learn more and start planning your project and proposal. 

Individual Forms - Proposal

 Statement of Intent To Establish A Consortium Agreement

More Information on Applying for Funding

 2017-2018 Funding Webinar (detailed instructions and breakdown of putting together a proposal. Most info Applicable regardless of funding year)

Forms/Information Reporting

Invoice Template (Word Doc)
Evaluation & Reporting Forms - From the National Evaluation Office (Training Evaluations, Exhibits, Technology Reports) 

*Distribution of Funds

The distribution of grant payments will be based upon a cost reimbursement model. This requires invoices and documentation of costs on a monthly basis to be submitted for approval and payment. As a result, grantees are required to expend local funds upfront and invoice the NNLM NER for incurred expenses. Invoices and accompanying documentation are to be e-mailed to or

Funding Opportunities

Title Amount/Application Deadlinesort ascending Description Funding Period/Status
Technology up to $7,000
03/16/2018 (All day)
Enhance technology access to and delivery of health information for Network Members, health professionals, and consumers. 05/01/2018 to 04/30/2019
Member Programs up to $5,000
03/16/2018 (All day)
Support the development of instructional programs that improve the knowledge and skills of librarians and health information professionals. 05/01/2018 to 04/30/2019
All of Us Research Program Community Engagement Up to $15,000 Support public libraries in outreach projects that involve information and education about the All of Us Research program and health information literacy. 10/15/2018 to 04/30/2019
Community Engagement up to $10,000
03/16/2018 (All day)
Support short-term outreach projects that involve advancing health information resources in collaboration with local community groups. 05/01/2018 to 04/30/2019
Knowledge & Data Management up to $10,000
03/16/2018 (All day)
Support projects that stimulate innovations in biomedical knowledge or data management and information or research services at the health care or research institution. 05/01/2018 to 04/30/2019
All of Us Research Program Technology Up to $10,000 Enhance technology access to and delivery of All of Us Research Program and health literacy information in public libraries. 10/15/2018 to 04/30/2019