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August 23, 2021

NNLM Region 5 announces Environmental Health, Technology Equity funding opportunities

The Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 5 (NNLM Region 5), under cooperative agreement with the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), is pleased to announce the release of two new funding opportunities for organizations in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States:

 

·         NNLM Region 5’s Environmental Health Outreach Awards are designed to address environmental health issues in underserved communities through education and creative community responses to improve health equity. A minimum of three awards with a maximum fixed price of $5,000 each will be funded. To see the full Environmental Health Equity Outreach Award, including the eligibility criteria, funding period and application instructions, please see this NNLM Region 5 blog post.

·         NNLM Region 5’s Technology Equity Awards are designed to upgrade, replace or adopt hardware or software technologies that will increase access to health information, and/or strengthen communications and connectivity for health. A minimum of six awards with a maximum fixed price of $5,000 each will be funded. To see the full Technology Equity Award, including the eligibility criteria, funding period and application instructions, please see this NNLM Region 5 blog post.

Although NNLM members may apply for either or both awards, only one award will be made per successful applicant. Applications submitted by 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, October 15, 2021 will receive first consideration.

Questions? Your NNLM Region 5 staff is here to help. Please reach out to Michele Spatz, NNLM Region 5 Outreach and Engagement Coordinator at: mspatz@uw.edu