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Funding Opportunity: AIDS Community Information Outreach 2008

AIDS Community Information Outreach 2008

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations 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 one or more of the following information access categories:
-Information retrieval
-Skills development
-State-of-the-art resources
-Resource development
-Document Access

Emphasis is placed upon the following types of organizations or arrangements for developing these programs:
-Community-based organizations (CBOs) or patient advocacy groups currently providing HIV/AIDS related serves to the affected community
-Public libraries serving communities in the provision of HIV/AIDS-related information and resources
-Health departments or other local, municipal, or state agencies working to improve public health
-Faith-based organizations currently providing HIV/AIDS-related services
-Multi-type consortia of the above-listed organizations that may be in existence or formed specifically for this project.

Standard Awards are offered for up to $60,000; Express Awards are offered for up to $10,000.

Quotations are due to NLM on Monday, June 16, 2008.

The solicitation for the 2008 AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects is posted at http://www.sis.nlm.nih.gov/hiv/2008aidsrfq.html.

Previously funded AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects are posted at http://www.sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach/aids_cio_projects.html.

If there are any questions or concerns regarding the Request for Quotations (RFQ) or submission of the proposal, please contact Robin Hope-Williams, the NLM Contracting Officer, at (301) 496-6546 or email to: rhwilli@mail.nih.gov.

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