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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.

Advanced Nursing Education: Nurse Practitioner Residency
Grants to prepare new nurse practitioners in primary care for practice in community-based settings through clinical and academic focused 12-month Nurse Practitioner Residency programs, with a preference for those projects that benefit rural or underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas Mini-Grant Program
Small grants to support health improvement projects in Arkansas.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2019
Sponsor: Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 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): May 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Applying CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids Interactive Training Series
An interactive, online training series designed to help healthcare providers apply CDC’s recommendations for prescribing opioids. Free continuing education credit is available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Michigan Physician Investigator Research Award
Funding for Michigan physicians to explore research concerning quality, cost, or access to care through pilot studies, feasibility studies, or small research projects.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Pathways to Safer Opioid Use
An interactive, online training with a focus on the appropriate, safe, and effective use of opioids to manage chronic pain.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: American Public Health Association, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Show-Me ECHO
Training for healthcare providers in Missouri that uses videoconferencing technology to connect a team of interdisciplinary experts with primary care providers.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Missouri School of Medicine
USDA Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program
Direct USDA loans and/or grants to construct, enlarge, or improve essential community facilities for healthcare, public safety, education, and public services in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Geriatrics Academic Career Award Program Inactive
Funding to support the career development of junior faculty in geriatrics at accredited schools of allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, nursing, social work, psychology, dentistry, pharmacy, and allied health. The overall goals of the program are to develop the necessary skills to lead healthcare transformation in a variety of settings, including rural and/or medically underserved settings, to be age-friendly and to provide training in clinical geriatrics, including the training of interprofessional teams of healthcare professionals to provide healthcare for older adults.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services