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Network of the National Library of Medicine - Region 2 Funding Opportunities


NNLM Funding Opportunities

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM), Region 2 invites applications for health information outreach and virtual programming projects. Organizations within Region 2 (Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands) are eligible to apply. 


The mission of the NNLM is to advance progress of medicine, improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improve individuals' access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. Under a cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the Medical University of South Carolina serves as the Regional Medical Library for Region 2. 


Application Due Date: December 3, 2021, 5:00 PM ET


All awards except for Professional Development Awards are eligible for Facilities and Administration (F&A) or Indirect Costs (IDC). All funds must be spent by April 30, 2022. 


NNLM Region 2 staff are available for consultation on your project award idea, application process, and training on applicable NLM resources. Please e-mail for a consultation.


Available Project Awards (up to the dollar amount listed)

  • Data Science and Services Award - $20,000/award
  • Health Information Outreach Award - $15,000/award
  • Technology Improvement Award - $15,000/award
  • Medical Library Project Award - $15,000/award
  • Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Award - $5000
  • Express Health Information Outreach Award - $5000
  • Express Technology Improvement Award - $5000
  • Express Medical Library Project Award - $5000
  • Exhibit Award - $2000
  • Professional Development Award - $2,000/award


Application and Required Forms

All attachments must be provided for your application to be accepted.

  • MUSC Subrecipient Letter of Intent (Must be on subrecipient’s institutional letterhead. Available for download on the application page.)
  • Award Application (Please select the appropriate application)
  • Budget Spreadsheet (Excel Spreadsheet. Available for download on the application page.)
  • Resumes or CVs of Project Lead and Faculty and Staff Supporting this project



  • Academic Institutions and Hospital Libraries must consult with your Sponsored Programs office prior to applying for any project award. If your Sponsored Programs Office insists on submitting the application on your behalf, they must create an NNLM account prior to the submission deadline. 
  • Public Libraries, please consult with your library's foundation or governing body in advance to address how your library should apply. 

Supplemental Application Materials