In order to enhance the collaboration among libraries and disaster-related agencies, the National Library of Medicine is now soliciting proposals for disaster medicine and public health information improvement projects. Librarians are encouraged to apply for the contract awards, which range from $15,000—30,000 each for one-year projects. The deadline for proposals is Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
The funding opportunity is designed to improve access to disaster medicine and public health information for health care professionals, first responders and others that play a role in health-related disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Those interested in applying for the funding can view summaries of the seven projects funded for 2011-2012.
Learn more about the funding opportunity. Please note that the Request for Proposal for this project has been split into two solicitations: Partial Small Business Set-Aside and Full and Open. Apply for Partial Small Business Set-Aside. Apply for Full and Open.
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