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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.

Funding Opportunities

Title Amount/Application Deadline Description Funding Period/Status
Community Health Award up to $12,000
07/15/2020 - 3:00pm

Applications submitted by July 15, 2020 at 3:00pm Pacific Time will receive first consideration.
To improve access and use of quality online health information for informed decisions about health in underserved communities. 05/01/2020 to 04/30/2021
Professional Development Award Up to $1,750
03/12/2021 - 5:00pm

Applications can be submitted anytime until March 12, 2021. Note that invoices for reimbursement must be submitted by April 15, 2021.
To enable individuals at member institutions to increase knowledge, skills and competencies that enhance services to healthcare providers and/or consumers seeking health information. 05/01/2020 to 04/30/2021
Technology Improvement Award up to $5000
07/15/2020 - 3:00pm
To support infrastructure that improves access to biomedical and health information. 05/01/2020 to 04/30/2021
Research and Data Engagement Award Up to $19,000
08/07/2019 - 3:00pm

Late applications will not be accepted
The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Pacific Northwest Region, under cooperative agreement with the U.S. 05/01/2019 to 04/30/2020

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.