National Network of Libraries of Medicine Grants



The National Network of Libraries of Medicines, MidContinental Region (NNLM MCR), is currently offering several grant opportunities for libraries. Most require NNLM membership, which is free.

Public Library Programming Project Award
DEADLINE: April 20, 2018
This award funds public library programming to increase the awareness of and education on health topics incorporating NLM and/or NNLM health information resources (e.g., MedlinePlus, Genetics Home Reference),  relevant to their service community, with a particular focus on the public health priorities of their community and programs for underserved populations. Examples of include hosting a health fair, healthy cooking classes, mind/body programming (e.g., yoga, meditation), chronic illness self-management, and supporting health initiatives such as the All of Us Research Program. The NNLM MCR will fund five awards up to $1,500 each.

K-12 School Partnership Award
DEADLINE: April 20, 2018
This funding supports new or enhanced collaborative projects between a library (public, community college, or health sciences) and a K-12 school entity to promote and/or introduce NLM biomedical resources that could serve as a model for other partnerships. Examples of projects include raising awareness of NLM health information resources, participation in health fairs, or developing media resources featuring NLM health information resources. The NNLM MCR will fund four awards up to $2,500 each.

Find more grant opportunities here. For more information about the National Network of Libraries of Medicine or about these grants, contact Jim Honour, NLLM member coordinator for Wyoming, at jhonour@uwyo.edu or (307) 766-6537.

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