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Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 6 Subaward Program

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National Institutes of Health, Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Aug 2, 2021

Miles Dietz-Castel


The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 6 Subaward Program provides funding for libraries and other organizations to support a highly trained workforce for biomedical and health information resources and data, improve health literacy, and increase health equity through information within region 6. Region 6 has an interest in working with and reaching rural populations.

Subawards will include:

  • Data Award for implementation of data science/management projects that advance the goals and objectives of the NLM Strategic Plan for building a data-driven workforce and enhancing data services and open science
  • Digital Access Award for projects that broaden online health information access and develop digital literacy skills to advance health information equity with meaningful engagement of diverse communities and populations
  • Expert Speaker Award to support an expert speaker to train staff or present at a conference to increase use of NLM resources, keep current on topics related to NLM priorities, and build health information capacity for network members
  • Health Information Outreach Award to build capacity with diverse communities and populations for accessing and using credible health information to improve personal health literacy and to advance health information equity
  • Public Library Collaboration Award to support partnerships between public libraries and other community organizations to build capacity for access and use of credible health information to advance health literacy and digital health literacy with meaningful engagement of diverse populations

Network Member Organizations in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are eligible to apply.

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

Geographic coverage
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Amount of funding

Awards range from $1,834 to $25,000 depending upon the subaward program.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Community and faith-based initiatives · Community engagement and volunteerism · Health disparities · Health literacy · Health workforce education and training · Statistics and data · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Michigan · Minnesota · Ohio · Wisconsin

Organizations (3)

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