National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region (NNLM MCR)
04/20/18 11:00 PM
Grants of up to $1,500 to Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Utah, and Wyoming libraries, information centers, and other qualifying organizations for technology to enhance access to health information. Funding may be requested to purchase, install, or upgrade software or hardware use to ensure access to high quality health information.
This award meets the Aims of the 2016-2021 cooperative agreement, specifically:
-Implement a process for announcing, reviewing, and making sub-awards to regional Network members to help achieve outreach, education, and technology goals.
-Monitor the regional Network membership program to measure success, to identify and resolve problems which impede the effective delivery of health information services.
Projects can include but are not limited to:
-Experimenting with emerging technologies such as virtual/augmented reality, 3D printing, or smart devices used for health information access.
-Purchasing computers for public areas such as clinic waiting rooms, nursing ward stations, and library public service areas
-Establishing a mobile workstation to be used when providing information services outside of the library or department
-Using mobile devices to support access to health information at the point-of-need, such as for emergency responders or patient care teams on bedside rounds
-Equipping community health workers with mobile technologies to aid in providing remote instruction
-Installing adaptive hardware and software to better enable individuals with disabilities to access computer-based health information
Proposals must include a budget table or spreadsheet for the costs in each category. Include a narrative justification for budget items, explaining the purpose of each item in the project.
The budget estimate should be categorized by the following, as they apply:
-Total costs of project
GrantWatch ID#: 182822
Up to $1,500
The funding period is Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to Friday, January 25, 2019.
To receive the funding award the library must be an NNLM MCR member.
Membership may be confirmed by searching the NNLM Member Directory:
If you are not a member, you may register here:
Members provide health professionals and the general public with health information resources and services. Members include libraries, information centers, or other types of organizations.
The deadline to apply is Friday, April 20, 2018, 11:00 PM.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
NNLM MidContinental Region
University of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
USA: Colorado; Kansas; Missouri; Nebraska; Utah; Wyoming