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Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.912
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jul 20, 2020

For programmatic or technical questions:
Monica Rousseau

For grants management or budget questions:
James Padgett


This program (Short title: RCORP-NAS) provides grants for projects designed to reduce the incidence and impact of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in rural communities by improving systems of care, family supports, and social determinants of health. RCORP is an initiative with the goal of reducing the morbidity and mortality of substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), in high-risk rural communities.

Grantees will be required to implement a set of SUD/OUD prevention, treatment, and recovery strategies that best address the needs identified in their service areas and target populations. These strategies are outlined in Section IV.2. of the application instructions.


Eligible applicants are all domestic public and private entities, including:

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • For-profit entities
  • Academic institutions
  • Faith-based and community-based organizations
  • Tribes
  • Tribal organizations

The target population is pregnant women, mothers, and women of childbearing age who have a history of, or who are at risk for, SUD/OUD and their children, families, and caregivers who reside in HRSA-designated rural areas.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000 for the entire project period
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 30
Estimated total program funding: $15,000,000

Application process

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

Applicant webinar recording:
Playback number: 800.388.9075
Passcode: 62320

Tagged as
Children and youth · Families · Illicit drug use · Informal caregivers · Maternal health and prenatal care · Mortality · Prescription drug misuse · Social determinants of health · Substance use and misuse · Women

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