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Grants to USA Institutions in New England States to
Enhance Access to Biomedical Information Resources

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US National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER)

Deadline Date:

03/16/18 All Day


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont funding source member institutions for projects that promote innovation in biomedical knowledge, data management, and research and information services at research and healthcare institutions. The goal of this program is to enhance access to health information throughout the funding source’s region.

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER), under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), announces the availability of funding through Knowledge/Data Management Awards for projects to be conducted by network members in support of the NNLM mission to broaden access to health information.

Specifically, the Knowledge/Data Management Award seeks to address the following aims of the NNLM NER from the 2016-2021 cooperative agreement:
-Access to Biomedical and Health Information Overall Aim: Support access to biomedical and health information through knowledge and data management services.
-Access to Biomedical and Health Information Aim 6: The NNLM NER will provide and administer a funding program to support outreach and education programs.

Awards should focus on building partnerships to secure access to biomedical and health information; especially making available data that has previously been unavailable to improve health care and advance patient care.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159818

Number of Grants:

Up to $10,000 of funding per award is available for two or more projects within the region.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $10,000

Term of Contract:

The funding period is Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Funding is available for projects conducted by NNLM NER members.

More information regarding membership may be found here:

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is Friday, March 16, 2018 (all day).

-Posted Date: February 9, 2018
-Application Due Date: March 16, 2018
-Notification of Awards: April 13, 2018
-Award Start Date: May 1, 2018

Contact Information:

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

Martha Meacham, Associate Director

NNLM New England Region
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North Rm S4-241
Worcester, MA 01655-0002

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut;   Maine;   Massachusetts;   New Hampshire;   Rhode Island;   Vermont