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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.

Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program
Grants to national training and technical assistance (TTA) providers that will work collaboratively within the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) Network and support the delivery of TTA to current and future site-based COAP grantees, prescription drug monitoring programs, and their partner agencies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 28, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF)
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland’s disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 31, 2019
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2019
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program
Grants to expand opioid abuse prevention and education efforts while also promoting treatment, recovery, and partnership models involving first responders and providing for the needs of crime victims and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI)
Funding to help nonprofit housing and community development intermediary organizations support housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. Priority will be given to applications that address USDA's goal to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with Substance Use Disorder (including opioid misuse) in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Appalachian Kentucky Community Mini-Grant Funding
Grants to support evidence-based or evidence-informed health outreach projects to address challenges and improve the health of Appalachian populations in Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Rural Appalachian counties in Kentucky as designated by the Appalachian Regional Commission
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2019
Sponsor: University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Grants
Grants for existing USDA Cooperative Extensions grantees to develop and disseminate training and technical assistance for rural communities on addressing opioid issues affecting these communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2019
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strengthening the Safety Net: Improving Access to High Quality Health Care in Michigan
Grants to safety net clinics and medical and dental homes in Michigan to support general operations and direct patient care.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2019
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant
Grants to intermediary organizations to provide technical assistance and training for rural organizations and agencies to identify and plan for community facility needs that exist in their area, and once those needs have been identified, locating public and private resources to finance those identified needs. Priority will be given to applications that address USDA's goal to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with Substance Use Disorder (including opioid misuse) in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Medication-Assisted Treatment Expansion (RCORP-MATE)
Grants to establish and/or expand Medication-Assisted Treatment programs in eligible hospitals, health clinics, and tribal organizations located in high-risk rural communities, thus increasing the number of access points where individuals living in rural communities with opioid use disorder can receive evidence-based treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Rural Centers of Excellence on Substance Use Disorders (RCORP-RCOE)
Funding for Substance Use Disorder Centers of Excellence to engage in research to identify science-based prevention, treatment, and other risk reduction interventions, including community-based approaches that may be replicable in other rural communities and associated professional training. After identifying rural-relevant interventions, the Centers will serve as a resource for scientific and technical assistance to county and state health departments and other entities seeking guidance on how to address the substance use disorder challenges in their community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services