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PNR Funding 2016 - 2021

The NNLM PNR provides funding to improve access to health information, to increase engagement with research and data, to expand professional knowledge, and to support outreach aligned with the NNLM mission.

New funding opportunities now open!  Applications are encouraged from public libraries or involving public library partnerships!

Funding Opportunities

Title Amount/Application Deadline Description Funding Period/Status
NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Award Up to $100,000
05/01/2019 - 3:00pm

Applications submitted by May 1, 2019 will receive first consideration. This award funds project activities until April 30, 2020. A no-cost extension may be available to complete activities.
The purpose of the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Award is to support projects that improve health information literacy, improve access to, awareness of, and skills to locate high qua 05/01/2019 to 04/30/2020
NNLM All of Us Health Literacy Outreach Award Up to $19,000
05/01/2019 - 3:00pm

Late applications will not be accepted.
To increase awareness of the NIH All of Us Research Program and support health literacy outreach. 05/01/2019 to 04/30/2020
Mini-Outreach Award up to $2000
03/01/2019 - 5:00pm

Applications can be submitted anytime until March 1, 2019. A minimum of five awards will be made.
To improve access and use of quality online health information for informed decisions about health in underserved communities. 11/01/2018 to 04/30/2019
Assessment Award up to $7000
03/01/2019 - 5:00pm

Applications can be submitted anytime until March 1, 2019.
This award enables organizations to assess the health, health information access, or health information services or program needs of underserved populations; or to assess the effectiveness of previ 11/01/2018 to 04/30/2019
Professional Development Award Up to $2,000
03/15/2019 - 5:00pm

Applications can be submitted anytime until March 15, 2019. Note that invoice for reimbursement must be submitted by April 1, 2019
To enable individuals at member institutions to increase knowledge, skills and competencies through continuing education about NLM resources or priorities. 05/01/2018 to 04/30/2019

See abstracts of grants and contracts awarded in the Pacific Northwest by any NIH Institute in the NIH RePORTER (Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool), which replaced the CRISP database October 31, 2009.

Need Assistance?

If you need assistance or have questions, you can reach your PNR staff contact at or (206) 543-8262.