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Call for Applications: NNLM MCR Public Library Programming Project Award 2018-2019

NNLM MCR Public Library Programming Project Award 2018-2019

Description of the Award

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region (NNLM MCR), under a cooperative agreement grant with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), announces the availability of the Public Library Programming Project Award.

The purpose of this award is to fund public library programming to increase the awareness of and education on health topics incorporating health information resources relevant to their service community, with a particular focus on the public health priorities of their community and programs for underserved populations. Examples of programming projects 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.

This award meets the Aims of the 2016-2021 cooperative agreement, specifically:
  • Aim 3: Implement a process for announcing, reviewing, and making sub-awards to regional Network members to help achieve outreach, education, and technology goals.

To receive the funding award the public library must be an NNLM MCR member. Membership may be confirmed by searching the NNLM Member Directory. Not a member, sign up today, it’s free.

Period of Performance:

Single year Awards: Project performance period will begin and end within the NNLM MCR budget period: May 1, 2018 thru January 25, 2019.

Application Deadlines

Posted Date: January 12, 2018
Application Due Date: April 20, 2018, midnight MT
Notification of Award: April 27, 2018

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Sample Budget Template
Public Library Programming Award Budget

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