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Technology Award

Grants USA Libraries and Organizations in Eligible New
England States to Increase Access to Health Information

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National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER)

Deadline Date:

04/05/19 All day


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Grants of up to $7,000 to New England libraries and organizations in Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont to increase access to health information. Funding is intended to improve technology access to and delivery of health information for Network Members, health professionals, and consumers.

The Technology Award seeks to address the following aims::
- Education and Outreach Aim 5: Collaborate with Network Members to identify “under-connected” community-based organizations, libraries, schools, and health professionals to upgrade and introduce new technologies to ensure access to health information.
- Education and Outreach Aim 7: The NNLM NER will provide and administer a funding program to support outreach and education programs.

Awards should focus on upgrading, replacing, or adopting technologies that will increase access to health information, and/or strengthen communications and connectivity for health, i.e. infrastructure, and/or facilitate the acquisition of mobile technologies to assist health professionals in providing services at point of need.

Funding may be used for:
- Personnel
- Consultant Costs (hourly rate)
- Equipment
- Supplies
- Travel
- Other
- Direct Costs
- Indirect Costs or Facilities and Administrative Costs
- Total cost of project

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185355

Estimated Size of Grant:

Amount: up to $7,000

Term of Contract:

Funding Period: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to Thursday, April 30, 2020

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Qualified libraries and organizations located in the six New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, that are members of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region are eligible to apply.

Membership to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is free. Join:

Food, promotional items and furniture are not allowable expenses. Promotional items include, but are not limited to: clothing and commemorative items such as pens, mugs/cups, folders/folios, lanyards, and conference bags that are sometimes provided to visitors, employees, grantees, or conference attendees.

Pre-Application Information:

Application deadline is Friday, April 5, 2019 (all day).

One electronic version of the proposal must be submitted to Martha Meacham. Please include the name of the award in the subject line.

Notification of awards will be on April 19, 2019, and the award start date is May 1, 2019.

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

One electronic version of the proposal must be submitted to:
Martha Meacham, Associate Director, NNLM NER

NNLM New England Region
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North Rm S4-241
Worcester, MA 01655-0002
(508) 856-5985
Fax: (508) 856-5977

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Geographic Focus:

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