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Maryland Harm Reduction 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.

Maryland Department of Health
Apr 25, 2022

Procurement Officer:
Afua Tisdale, CPPB

Grant Monitor:
Dana Heilman


Harm Reduction Grants provide funding to support local health departments in Maryland to act as harm reduction authorities and hubs for comprehensive substance use disorder care. The program is designed to reduce substance-related morbidity and mortality by optimizing services for people who use drugs.

Critical characteristics of harm reduction service planning and delivery include:

  • Prioritizes highly impacted populations
  • Prioritizes racial and gender equity
  • Delivers client-centered and low-barrier services
  • Tailors strategies to the geographic area
  • Fits into a continuum of services for people who use drugs
  • Responds to emerging needs
  • Addresses social determinants of health
  • Delivers services in culturally competent manner
  • Employs and supports people with lived experience of substance use in leadership and service delivery roles
  • Continuously and strategically incorporates the feedback of people with lived experience of substance use

Eligible applicants include:

  • 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations
  • Local government agencies
  • State government agencies
  • Public colleges
  • State universities
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Amount is not specified. Limits by line item are included in the application instructions.

Application process

Links to application instructions, templates, attachments,and the online application system are available on the eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA) and the program website.

Tagged as
Access · Culture and cultural competency · Health workforce · Mortality · Public health · Social determinants of health · Stigma · Substance use and misuse · Maryland

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