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Rigorous Evaluation of Community-Level Substance Use and Overdose Prevention Frameworks that Incorporate ACEs-Related Prevention Strategies

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.136
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 7, 2022
Application: Feb 22, 2022

For programmatic or technical questions:

Susan Neurath, PhD

Aisha L. Wilkes, MPH

For grants management or budget questions:
Manal Ali


The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control will provide funding for evaluation of community-based prevention approaches to mitigate the harms of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), prevent future ACEs, and prevent substance use and overdose.

Priority will be given to projects that consider the impacts of social determinants of health and populations that have been disproportionately impacted by ACEs and/or substance use and overdose, which includes:

  • People experiencing reduced economic stability
  • People experiencing homelessness, a mental health condition, chronic pain, incarceration or recent release from incarceration
  • Limited educational attainment
  • Limited healthcare access or quality
  • Limited access to substance use treatment
  • Limited health literacy
  • People with disabilities
  • People from non-English speaking populations
  • Tribal populations
  • Rural communities and other geographically underserved areas
  • Racial/ethnic minority groups
  • Sexual and gender minority groups
  • People with a history of substance use disorders and/or overdose

Eligible applicants include

  • State, county, city, township, and special district governments or their Bona Fide agents
  • Independent school districts
  • Public, private, and state controlled institutions of higher education
  • Federally recognized tribal governments
  • Public and Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations
  • Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status
  • For-profit organizations and small businesses
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $831,250 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 6
Estimated total program funding: $24,937,500

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to Aisha L. Wilkes, MPH by January 7, 2022.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Behavioral health · Frontier and remote areas · Health disparities · Illicit drug use · LGBTQ+ · Limited English proficient · Mental health · Minorities · People with disabilities · Poverty · Prescription drug misuse · Research methods and resources · Social determinants of health · Substance use and misuse · Trauma-informed care

Organizations (2)

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