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NLM Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08)


The National Library of Medicine (NLM) solicits resource grant applications for projects that will bring useful, usable health information to health disparity populations and the health care providers who care for those populations. Access to useful, usable, understandable health information is an important factor during health decisions. Proposed projects should exploit the capabilities of computer and information technology and health sciences libraries to bring health-related information to consumers and their health care providers. Preference will be given to applications that show strong involvement of health science libraries. Because this funding opportunity announcement focuses on providing health information to health disparity populations, institutions with demonstrated commitment to the needs of health disparity communities (including Tribal Colleges and Universities, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions and other institutions in rural and socially disadvantaged areas) are encouraged to apply.

Applicants may request up to $150,000 per year in direct costs for 1 - 3 years. The amount requested need not be the same in each year for a multiple year project. This grant program does not cover facilities and administrative (F&A) costs, also called overhead or indirect costs. All applicants are required to submit a Research & Related (non-modular) Budget component. This one-time RFA has a single application deadline. Only electronic applications are accepted.

NLM Contact

Dr. Lynda Hardy,


Deadline for Letter of Intent - September 23, 2020, September 22, 2021, September 21, 2022, January 17, 2023.

Deadline for Application - October 23, 2020, October 22, 2021, October 21, 2022, February 17, 2023.

This funding opportunity expires February 18, 2023

Funding Opportunity Link:

Last Reviewed: November 23, 2022