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From the GMR: FUNDING: HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects 2009

HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects 2009 (NLM-09-078/SES)

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 1, 2009.

The solicitation for the 2009 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects is posted at http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/hiv/2009aidsrfq.html.

Please share this information with your colleagues.

Primary Point of Contact:
Shari E. Shor, Contract Specialist
shorse@mail.nlm.nih.gov
Phone: 301-435-4388
Fax: 301-402-0642

Secondary Point of Contact:
Robin D. Hope-Williams, Contracting Officer
rhwilli@mail.nih.gov
Phone: 301-435-4379
Fax: 301-402-8169

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