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Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.766
Sponsors
U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Deadlines
Jun 10, 2019
Purpose

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) among new and at-risk users as well as 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
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Public bodies
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Federally recognized tribes
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $150,000
Estimated number of awards: 15
Estimated total program funding: $1,500,000

Matching funds are not required, but preference is given to applications with a cash match.

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website and on grants.gov.

Submit completed applications online through grants.gov or mail completed applications to the appropriate Rural Development State Office.

The deadline for electronic applications through grants.gov is June 10, 2019, and the deadline for receipt of paper applications is June 17, 2019.

Tagged as
Capital funding · Community and economic development · Illicit drug use · Needs assessment methods and resources · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse · Sustainability of programs



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