Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant
This program offers grants to intermediary organizations to provide technical assistance and training for rural organizations and agencies to identify and plan for community facility needs that exist in their area.
Funds may be used to:
- Assist communities in identifying and planning for community facility needs
- Identify resources to finance community facility needs from public and private sources
- Prepare reports and surveys needed to request financial assistance to develop community facilities
- Prepare applications for USDA financial assistance
- Improve the management, including financial management, related to the operation of community facilities
Discretionary points will be awarded to applications that address USDA's goal to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with Substance Use Disorder (including opioid misuse) in high-risk rural communities by strengthening the capacity to address one or more of the following focus areas at the community, county, state, and/or regional levels:
- Prevention: Reducing the occurrence of substance use disorder (including opioid misuse) and fatal substance-related overdoses through community and provider education, and harm reduction measures including the strategic placement of overdose reversing devices, such as naloxone
- Treatment: Implementing or expanding access to evidence-based practices for substance use disorder (including opioid misuse) treatment such as medication-assisted treatment (MAT)
- Recovery: Expanding peer recovery and treatment options that help people start and stay in recovery
Eligible applicants must be from rural and tribal areas located outside the boundaries of a city of 20,000 or more and include:
- Public bodies
- Nonprofit organizations
- Federally recognized tribes
Award ceiling: $150,000
Matching funds are not required, but preference is given to applications with a cash match.
The deadline for electronic applications through grants.gov is March 22, 2021, and the deadline for receipt of paper applications is March 29, 2021.
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