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Grants to USA Health Organizations and Libraries
for Programs to Increase Digital Literacy for Health Information

All of Us Community Award for Digital Information Access

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM)

Deadline Date:

10/15/21 11:59 PM EDT

Description:

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Grants of up to $40,000 to USA and territories health organizations and libraries for programs and technology at the community level to increase access to digital health information resources. Funding is intended particularly for projects in medically underserved communities and/or communities who are Underrepresented in Biomedical research (UBR).

This award will support NNLM members to broaden online health information access in their community through technology and programs. Projects will increase community skills in health literacy, digital literacy, and/or public understanding of clinical research.

The NNLM All of Us Community Awards will provide funding to public library and community-based organization programs to meet the following goals:

  • Further individual and communities' health and health literacy, digital literacy, and/or public understanding of clinical research.
  • Build and strengthen partnerships with communities who are underrepresented in biomedical research (UBR).
  • Raise awareness of All of Us, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) precision medicine research program.
  • Increase awareness and use of NNLM All of Us learning activities and National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other trustworthy health information resources to inform personal health and wellness decisions.

Potential Project Ideas

  • Purchase loanable technology (hotspots, laptops, etc.)
  • Digital Literacy programs
  • Grab and go technology kits
  • Mobile/pop-up programs in the community
  • and more!

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 198818

Number of Grants:

Minimum of 4

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $40,000

Term of Contract:

Period of Performance: November 1, 2021 - April 1, 2022

The final day to use funds is April 1, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility
- An NNLM member. Not yet a member? Sign up for free: https://nnlm.gov/membership/join
- A community-serving organization (public libraries, community-based organization, etc.) or a partner with a community-serving organization for the project.
- Based in the United States and/or U.S. Territories.

First-time NNLM award applicants and new NNLM members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Important Dates:
- Accepting Applications Until: October 15, 2021, 11:59 pm EDT
- Application Review: October 18-22, 2021
- Award Decision: October 25-29, 2021
- Funded Projects Completed By: April 1, 2022

Award decisions will be sent to applicants by email the week of October 25th.

All sub-awards are cost reimbursement and are issued to the organization, not the individual. Line-item invoices must be submitted for reimbursement of expenditures.

Additional Program Information: https://allofus.nnlm.gov/community-award-request-proposals

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6XL5netCSpljwPk

If you have any difficulty uploading attachments, send files directly to
lib-nnlmallofus@uiowa.edu with the Subject: Community Award Application.

Network of the National Library of Medicine
National Library of Medicine
Two Democracy Plaza, Suite 510
6707 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817
Phone: (301) 496-4777
Fax: (301) 480-1467

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