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All of Us Community Engagement Exhibitor Award

Grants to USA Libraries and Organizations in Eligible States
for Exhibits that Promote the Importance of Clinical Trials

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA)

Deadline Date:

04/05/19 All day

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,000 to Alabama, Washington, D.C., Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands libraries and organizations for exhibits that help to improve the understanding and emphasize the importance of clinical trials. Funding is intended for exhibits at state and/or local meetings of health professionals, information professionals, and health consumers.

The All of Us Research Program’s goal is to learn how differences between us might lead to different types of treatments. With a goal to have one million people participate in this study, researchers may use this information to improve the health for everyone. The award provides an opportunity to promote NLM products, SEA programs, or SEA member libraries to target populations, and improve understanding and importance in participation of clinical trials, including the All of Us Research program. Funding covers registration and booth fees, travel, and per diems, communication costs, and equipment rental if needed, and associated costs for the exhibit. All exhibits must feature one or more NLM resource, and All of Us informational resources must be made available.

The goals of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) are to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improve individual's access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.

The NNLM Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA) relies upon partnerships with network members to achieve these goals by providing training and funding for local outreach programs. The programs are intended to help a variety of users, with a focus on minority and other underserved populations and the health professionals who serve them, make the most effective use of information and decision-support resources that hold the promise of promoting healthy behaviors, preventing costly and debilitating illness, and improving health outcomes when disease occurs.

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, and Inner city populations.

Potential Projects:
- State library association meeting
- State or regional public health association meeting
- State or local gay pride event
- Local health fair
- State or local health professional meeting
- Native American Pow-Wow
- Remote Area Medical (RAM) event
- Local health expo.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185346

Number of Grants:

Number of Awards Available: Up to 4 exhibits

Estimated Size of Grant:

Amount: Up to $2,000

Term of Contract:

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

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
- Must be a SEA member in Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- A Cost Reimbursement Research Subaward Agreement with the University of Maryland, Baltimore is required for this award.
- A Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosure is required for this award.
- An A-133 Compliance acknowledgement is required for this award.

Membership in SEA is free. To join: https://nnlm.gov/members/join-network

IDC, Food, promotional items, and furniture are not allowable expenses. Promotional items include, but are not limited to: clothing and commemorative items such as pens, mugs/cups, folders/folios, lanyards, and conference bags that are sometimes provided to visitors, employees, grantees, or conference attendees.

Pre-Application Information:

The application Deadline is Friday, April 5, 2019 (all day).

Applicants will be notified with two weeks of receipt of an application. Reviewer score sheets and comments will be shared with the applicant. If further clarification is needed, the applicant will be given one week to submit more information.

Exhibitor Awards will be funded until funds are exhausted.

The University of Maryland will provide a sub-award agreement for all approved projects. All sub-awards are cost reimbursement. Line item invoices must be submitted for reimbursement of expenditures. Invoices may be sent monthly.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://rml.hshsl.umaryland.edu/index.php/show/all-of-us-exhibitor-award

To request assistance, contact us at HSHSL-NLMsea@hshsl.umaryland.edu or (410) 706-2855.

NNLM SEA Region
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
601 W. Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-1512

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Florida;   Georgia;   Maryland;   Mississippi;   North Carolina;   South Carolina;   Tennessee;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   West Virginia

USA Territories: Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)