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Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.788
Sponsors
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
May 8, 2020
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Humberto Carvalho
240.276.2974
Humberto.Carvalho@samhsa.hhs.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Corey Sullivan
240.276.1412
FOACSAT@samhsa.hhs.gov

Purpose

Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Grants (short title: ROTA) provide funding for existing USDA Cooperative Extensions grantees to develop and disseminate training and technical assistance (T/TA) for rural communities on addressing opioid/stimulant issues affecting these communities.

Required activities include:

  • Build upon the current Cooperative Extensions project to provide expanded evidence-based training on opioid/stimulant prevention, treatment, or recovery
  • Identify the SAMHSA State Opioid Response or Tribal Opioid Response providers in the jurisdiction and ensure these organizations are included in T/TA dissemination plans
  • Provide up-to-date resources and information on the prevention and treatment of opioid/stimulant misuse such that individuals, families, communities, and practitioners can easily access them and understand the issues related to misuse
  • Provide publicly available on-demand virtual training and up-to-date information on the prevention or treatment of opioid/stimulant misuse
  • Provide linkages to SAMHSA's State Targeted Response TA teams
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are existing USDA Cooperative Extensions grantees.

ROTA recipients that received an award in FY 2019 under announcement TI-19-010 are not eligible to apply for this program.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $550,000 per year
Project period: Up to 2 years
Estimated number of awards: 5
Estimated total program funding: $3,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
Illicit drug use · Networking and collaboration · Prescription drug abuse



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