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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Illicit drug use

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

Improving Access to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Services for Underserved Populations and Communities
Grants for improving access to evidence-based opioid use disorder treatment and recovery services for vulnerable and high-risk populations, with an emphasis on removing barriers and improving access to and quality of medication-assisted treatment for underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2019
Sponsor: Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts
Community Opioid Response and Evaluation (CORE) Project
Grants and technical assistance to support community-research collaboratives in evaluating innovative community programs that address opioid use disorder. A diverse range of communities will be chosen to participate.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
Sponsors: Pew Charitable Trusts, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Michigan Addressing Perinatal Opioid Use Disorder
Grants for Michigan-based nonprofit healthcare providers and organizations to promote prevention and evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorder among women of reproductive age, and their infants.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2019
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs in areas that currently do not have an RSVP grant.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 30, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2019
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R01 and R21)
Funding for research focused on determining the mechanisms for the variation in the prevalence of opioid use disorder, and understanding and reducing disparities in opioid care in minority health and health disparity populations in the U.S.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Indian Highway Safety Occupant Protection Grant
Grants to federally recognized tribes for implementing traffic safety programs and projects which are designed to reduce the number of traffic crashes, deaths, injuries, and property damage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior
Arizona Opioid Prescriber Education
A free, self-paced, online continuing medical education program for healthcare professionals that provides up-to-date information about Arizona's opioid laws and regulations, prescribing guidelines, and treatment options for opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsors: Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association, Arizona State University College of Health Solutions
Pilot and Feasibility Studies in Preparation for Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Trials (R34 )
Funding to support pilot/feasibility testing or pre-trial feasibility and acceptability testing for new, revised, or adapted prevention and intervention approaches around issues related to drug and alcohol use.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 8, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)
Supports the dissemination and implementation of research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural and frontier healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2021
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Patient Adherence to Treatment and Prevention Regimens to Promote Health (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Research grants that address patient adherence to treatment and prevention regimens to promote positive health outcomes. Clinical trials are optional.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 8, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services