1. K-12 School Partnership 2014-2015 Application

The purpose of this award is to support new projects or enhance existing collaborative projects between a library (public, community college, medical, or academic health sciences) and a K-12 school entity (school library, school nurse, health/science teacher) involving National Library of Medicine health and/or science information that can serve as a model for other partnerships.

Examples of NLM health and/or science resources:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov
http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov
http://toxmystery.nlm.nih.gov
http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach/k12.html
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/index.html

The MCR plans to fund four awards up to $1,500 in Option Year 3 (May 2014-April 2015):

• Deadline for submissions is September 30, 2014.
• Recipients will be notified by October 7, 2014.
• Projects must be completed by April 30, 2015.


Examples of projects include:
• Partnerships to provide access to health information to support health and/or science curriculum.
• Partnerships to conduct innovative health and/or information outreach programs.
• Partnerships to benefit community access to health information.
• Partnerships to improve access to health information for underserved/vulnerable populations.

Eligibility:
Partners must be an NN/LM MCR Full or Affiliate member. Membership(s) may be confirmed by entering a zip code in the NN/LM Member Directory (http://nnlm.gov/members/adv.html). Not a member, sign up today, it’s free (http://nnlm.gov/mcr/services/network/).

Allocation of Funds:
Reimbursements will be made to project leader upon receipt of invoice(s).

Reports:
Project Leader will be required to submit online quarterly reports and a final report.

If you have questions regarding this award, contact Dana Abbey (dana.abbey@ucdenver.edu) or Monica Rogers (monicarogers@creighton.edu), MCR Health Information Literacy Coordinators.

* 1. Please include your contact information

* 2. Are partners Full or Affiliate members of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region?

* 3. Project Title

* 4. Project Leader (person responsible for submitting reports and invoices)

* 5. Summary: A one paragraph summary statement of the proposed project.

* 6. List up to three project objectives.

* 7. How will you evaluate the project?

* 8. How will the project funding be allocated?

Thank you for applying for the K-12 School Partnership Funding! Recipients will be notified by October 7, 2014.

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