NLM Announces Solicitation of Quotes for 2009 HIV/AIDS Community Outreach Projects
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 services 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.
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