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Funding by Topic: Behavioral health

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Opioid Workforce Expansion Program - Paraprofessionals Inactive
Grants to train behavioral health-related paraprofessionals, such as peer support specialists, to address the behavioral health needs, including opioid use and substance use, in high-need underserved and rural populations. A special emphasis is on demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the specific concerns of children, adolescents, and transitional-age youth in high need and high demand areas who are at risk for behavioral health disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Opioid Workforce Expansion Program - Professionals Inactive
Grants to train behavioral health professionals to address the behavioral health needs, including opioid use and substance use, in high-need underserved and rural populations. A special emphasis is on demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the specific concerns of children, adolescents, and transitional-age youth in high need and high demand areas who are at risk for behavioral health disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 7, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Evaluation Inactive
Funding for a single cooperative agreement to evaluate the impact of Rural Communities Opioid Response Program initiatives, which currently include planning, implementation, and technical assistance activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 6, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Reentry Projects - Adults and Young Adults Inactive
Grants for evidence-based, evidence-informed interventions, and promising practices shown to achieve successful employment outcomes for justice-involved individuals released from prison or jail or who are currently under supervision. Projects must serve high-crime, high-poverty communities, and a balance of rural and urban projects will be funded.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2019
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health Grant Program Inactive
Grants to promote the wellness of young children from birth to 8 years by addressing the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of their development to ensure children are thriving in safe, supportive environments, and entering school ready to learn and able to succeed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 19, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strengthening Systems of Care for People Living with HIV and Opioid Use Disorder Inactive
Funding for System Coordination Providers to leverage resources at federal, state, and local levels to ensure that people living with HIV who have opioid use disorder have access to appropriate substance use disorder care, treatment, and recovery services. The initiative seeks to strengthen system-level coordination and networks of care between the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program and other federal, state, and local entities funded to respond to the opioid epidemic to ensure access to behavioral healthcare and treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Primary Health Care Act Program Inactive
Funding to sustain a minimum level of delivery of primary care services in healthcare underserved areas of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 25, 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 8, 2019
Sponsor: New Mexico Department of Health
Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program Inactive
Funding to promote behavioral health integration in pediatric primary care by supporting the development of new, or the improvement of existing, statewide or regional pediatric mental healthcare telehealth access programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Innovation in Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities Program Inactive
Grants to support the implementation of innovative, evidence-informed strategies to integrate care at a system-level within a state for children and youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (DD), with a special emphasis on medically underserved populations (based on poverty, rural geographic location, and/or populations that experience health disparities).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program Inactive
Grants to establish and operate geriatric education centers that will work to equip the primary care workforce and develop a healthcare workforce that maximizes patient and family engagement and improves health outcomes for older adults by integrating geriatrics and primary care. Special emphasis is on providing the primary care workforce with the knowledge and skills to care for older adults and partnering with community-based organizations to address gaps in healthcare for older adults, promote age-friendly health systems and dementia-friendly communities, and address the social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services