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Quick Response COVID-19 Health Information Outreach Award

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

National Institutes of Health, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Nov 30, 2020

The Quick Response COVID-19 Health Information Outreach Award provides funding to Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) members in the Greater Midwest Region (GMR) to develop and implement pilot projects that expand public access to high quality health information resources and improve health literacy related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Greater Midwest Region.

Program objectives include:

  • Improve health information access for patients, patrons, and the public, relating to COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2
  • Provide access to health information in a way that is meaningful to the target population
  • Increase awareness and utilization of authoritative COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 resources from NIH, NLM, and CDC
  • Provide training, teaching skills, or creating resources relating to COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-2

Priority will be given to proposals supporting one or more of the following NIH-designated U.S. health disparity populations:

  • Black/African American
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Asian American
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
  • Socioeconomically disadvantaged populations
  • Underserved rural populations
  • Sexual and gender minorities

NNLM members located within the Greater Midwest Region (GMR) are eligible to apply. NNLM membership is free and open to institutions whose role includes providing access to authoritative health information.

Geographic coverage
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $49,999 per award
Estimated number of awards: 3

Application process

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

Applicants must obtain an NNLM ID before beginning the application process. Information about joining the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) and obtaining an NNLM ID can be found on the GMR website.

Email Outreach Specialist, Nora Barnett, to discuss the proposed project. Ms. Barnett will offer consultation and proposal review services.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Health disparities · Health literacy · Hispanic or Latino · Infectious diseases · LGBT · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Poverty · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kentucky · Michigan · Minnesota · North Dakota · Ohio · South Dakota · Wisconsin

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