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Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP)

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Communities Opioid Response Program is a multi-year initiative that funds a range of grant programs to help rural communities provide prevention, treatment, and recovery services for substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder. In addition to grant programs for rural communities, the RCORP program also funds:

Featured RCORP Grantees

The 2023 Rural Communities Opioid Response Program: Helping Meet Rural Needs video series provides an overview of the grant program, with selected grantees discussing how they have used RCORP funding to address the needs of their communities:

The Rural Monitor features the accomplishments of RCORP grantees:

Creating a Consortium to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in Ohio
Ohio University and the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) braided their Rural Communities Opioid Response Program planning grants together, allowing the organizations to form a master consortium with five counties.

Wabanaki Public Health Serves Native People, Community, and Culture During COVID-19 Crisis
Through RCORP funding, Wabanaki Public Health opened a Tribal Opioid Treatment, Recovery and Wellness Center to provide treatment that meets their communities cultural and communal needs.

Programs funded by RCORP are also featured in the Rural Health Models and Innovations section:

RCORP Grantee Directories

These grantee directories share summaries of RCORP funding awarded and initial project information:

Active Programs

For details about the most recent application cycles for this program, see the funding summaries in our Online Library:

Past Programs

  • Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Expansion
  • Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Planning

Program Contact

For more information about this program, email: