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NNLM All of Us Health Literacy Outreach Award

Grants to USA Public Libraries in Multiple States
for Community Health Outreach and Education

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National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region (NNLM PNR) and NIH All of Us Research Program

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Deadline Date:

08/07/19 3:00 PM PT


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Grants of up to $19,000 to Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington public libraries or institutions that provide health information for community health education and outreach. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to improve community health through providing training and access to health resources.

Projects are strongly encouraged to incorporate one or more of the following:

- Provide training to public library staff and/or patrons on one or more National Library of Medicine resources, such as MedlinePlus,, or Genetics Home Reference.
- Provide engagement in health literacy initiatives and awareness of the All of Us Research Program.
- Provide training and educational activities to support the capacity of public library staff to carry out health information and health literacy sessions for their communities.
- Improve awareness of and develop skills to locate high-quality biomedical and health information with diverse and underrepresented populations.
- Promote health information literacy in patient or consumer health education with diverse and underrepresented populations.
- Encourage partnerships between health sciences, hospital, academic and public libraries, community- and faith-based organizations, volunteer organizations, and other public venues.
- Promote and improve access to library and information services with diverse and underrepresented populations.
- Improve digital literacy amongst diverse and underrepresented populations.
- Improve understanding of and participation in scientific research, including the All of Us Research program and citizen science, with diverse and underrepresented populations.

Allowable expenses: Personnel, equipment, supplies, travel and other costs such as reproduction of materials, software, Internet service provider fees. These are examples only and are not meant to be all-inclusive. Expenses are also allowed to publicize a health information service, event or resource, including NLM or NNLM resources or services, but the allowable costs are limited to educational materials or publicity, such as posters, displays, flyers, bookmarks, or brochures.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185666

Estimated Size of Grant:

During Year 4 (May 1, 2019-April 30, 2020) funding is available for up to 5 awards each up to $19,000.

Term of Contract:

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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be from organizations that are members of NNLM PNR. Network membership is free and open to institutions interested in providing health information.

To apply for membership, submit an online membership application here:

Applicants who have not previously received NNLM funding for an outreach project, or have only received funding once, are especially encouraged to apply. Priority for awards will be given to public libraries, or to partner organizations with an established public library partner carrying a significant role in the project.

Non-allowable expenses: Furniture isnot allowed and food is not allowed.

Pre-Application Information:

By Wednesday, July 10 2019, applicants should inform NNLM PNR of their intent to apply by submitting a Letter of Intent, including the type of award and a brief description of the proposed project. Send the Letter of Intent via email.

By August 7, 2019 at 3:00 PM PT, the completed application should be sent as an email attachment to NNLM PNR. The PNR staff will acknowledge your application when received, and notification of awards will be given within four weeks.

PNR staff are available for consultation and training on the All of Us Research Program, applicable National Library of Medicine resources and potential projects.

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

Send the Letter of Intent via email attachment to

Need Assistance? Contact:
Michele Spatz
All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, NNLM PNR
Telephone: (541) 980 9139.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alaska;   Idaho;   Montana;   Oregon;   Washington

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