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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 Deadlinesort ascending Description Funding Period/Status
Data Engagement Award up to $9,500
08/15/2018 - 8:00pm
Build partnerships that demonstrate engagement in data science and data management through the sharing of expertise and resources. 05/01/2018 to 04/30/2019
All of Us Research Program Technology Improvement Award up to $5,000
10/24/2018 - 4:00pm
To support infrastructure that improves access to consumer health information in public libraries, including about the NIH All of Us Research Program.  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
All of Us Research Program Community Health Outreach Award up to $12,000
10/24/2018 - 4:00pm
To improve access and use of quality health information for informed decisions about health in underserved communities; to support libraries in developing health literacy projects; and to increase 11/01/2018 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.