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From the GMR: NIH Funding Opportunities

Message from Valerie Florance (National Library of Medicine) about NIH funding opportunities.

Dear Colleagues,

I'm writing to provide you with a reminder that NIH continues to issue new grant solicitations that could be the basis of fruitful collaborations between libraries and researchers or community-based organizations interested in biomedical research. While these grant programs are seldom aimed specifically at libraries, they offer opportunities for collaboration with research groups and for new partnerships within your community that could bring new funds and new activities to you.

For example, NIH funding opportunity announcements will be coming in the next few months for grants to support building infrastructure for community research and to promote research on behavioral and social aspects of health and illness. If you have not already registered for delivery of the weekly NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts that is sent by email each Friday, you sign up at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/listserv.htm. Also, new funding opportunities that will be published in the NIH Guide are posted on the Guide website as soon as they are ready, in the New Announcements this Week section at http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/WeeklyIndex.cfm. This can give you a head start of a few days on the Friday mailing.

Valerie Florance, Ph.D.
Acting Associate Director, NLM Extramural Programs
Rockledge 1, Suite 301
6705 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892
phone: 301.496-4621 fax: 301.402.2952
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ep_ NLM/NIH/DHHS

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