Funding Opportunity: HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project from the NIH National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has announced the solicitation of proposals from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS- related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers.
Projects must involve two or more of the following information access categories:
- Information Retrieval
- Skills Development
- Resource Development and Dissemination
- PrEP Navigator Resource Development and Dissemination
- Equipment Acquisition
Emphasis will be placed upon small businesses and the following types of organizations or arrangements for developing these projects:
- Community-based organizations or patient-advocacy groups currently providing HIV/AIDS-related services to the affected community. This encompasses both individual groups wishing to enhance their own services, as well as several cooperating for the purpose of this project;
- Public libraries wishing to serve their communities in the provision of HIV/AIDS-related information and resources;
- Health departments or other local, municipal, or state agencies working to improve the public health in the area of HIV/AIDS-related services;
- Faith-based organizations currently providing HIV/AIDS-related services to the affected community; and/or
- Multi-type consortia of the above-listed organizations that may be in existence or formed specifically for this project. At least one of the organizations managing the project must be a community-based organization, library, or department of public health.
Request for Proposals: The solicitation for the 2019 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project (ACIOP) is posted on the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) website. Awards are offered for up to $50,000.
The deadline for proposal submission is July 12, 2019, 2:00 PM EDT.