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Health Information Outreach Award: Southeastern/Atlantic Region

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U.S. National Library of Medicine
Apr 26, 2020

The Health Information Outreach Award provides funding for projects in the Southeastern/Atlantic (SEA) region that improve health information literacy; increase the ability of the general public to find and use health information; or improve health professionals' access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high quality biomedical and health information. All projects must include one or more of the National Library of Medicine resources.

Preference will be given to projects that reach the following populations:

  • Libraries (all types)
  • Underserved, rural, minority, community health, or unaffiliated health professionals
  • K-12 schools and associations including school health professionals or science and health educators
  • Community-based organizations
  • Health sciences students
  • Emergency responders
  • Public health workers
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Social workers
  • Agencies serving underserved, minority and underrepresented communities including but not limited to:
    • LGBTQ communities
    • Soldiers, veterans and military families
    • Rural Populations
    • Inner city populations

Applicants must be a NLM SEA member in:

  • Alabama
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Florida
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • Puerto Rico
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. Virgin Islands

Membership is free and comes with a variety of benefits and responsibilities, as listed on the membership website.

Geographic coverage
Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $15,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 2

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Community and faith-based initiatives · Community engagement and volunteerism · Health literacy · Health workforce education and training · LGBT · Minorities · Veterans · Alabama · Florida · Georgia · Maryland · Mississippi · North Carolina · Puerto Rico · South Carolina · Tennessee · U.S. Virgin Islands · Virginia · West Virginia

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