First Responders - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Cooperative Agreement
Grants to allow first responders and members of other key community sectors to administer a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.
Grant funds should be used to support the following activities:
- Make a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose available to be carried and administered by first responders and members of other key community sectors
- Train and provide resources for first responders and members of other key community sectors on carrying and administering an approved drug or device
- Establish processes, protocols, and mechanisms for referral to appropriate treatment and recovery communities, which may include an outreach coordinator or team to connect individuals receiving opioid overdose reversal drugs to follow-up services
Eligible applicants include:
- American Indian/Alaska Native tribes
- Tribal organizations
- Consortia of tribes or tribal organizations
- Local governmental entities including, but not limited to, municipal corporations, counties, cities, boroughs, incorporated towns, and townships
Award ceiling based on applicant
- States - $800,000 per year
- Local government entities - $500,000 per year
- Tribes and tribal organizations - $250,000 per year
Expected number of awards: 30
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.
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