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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.

HEALing Communities Study: Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis Research Sites Inactive
Funding for 3 research sites to test the impact of implementing an integrated set of evidence-based interventions across healthcare, behavioral health, justice, and other community-based settings to prevent and treat opioid misuse and Opioid Use Disorders within highly affected communities. Combined, all the communities participating in a single research site application must demonstrate having experienced at least 150 opioid related overdose fatalities, 15% of these fatalities must be in rural communities, and a rate of 25 opioid related overdose fatalities per 100,000 persons or higher in the past year, based on the most recent complete year of data available.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 11, 2018
Application Deadline: Dec 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnant Women and New Moms Inactive
A prize competition to support innovative solutions to improve access to quality health care, including substance use disorder treatment, recovery, and support services for pregnant women with opioid use disorders, their infants, and families, especially those in rural and geographically isolated areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Responding to Opioid Use Disorders in Tribal Communities in the Context of SAMHSA and CDC Funding (R61/R33 - Clinical Trials Optional) Inactive
Funding to support culturally relevant research to improve response to the opioid crisis in tribal communities by using community engaged research approaches to build science around SAMHSA and/or CDC supported programs. The goal is to identify the most effective prevention and/or treatment approaches for opioid use, misuse, and Opioid Use Disorder and related comorbidities in tribal communities, where unique culture, structures for and access to healthcare, and beliefs about treatment all impact health and social outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 29, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Tribal Health Research Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
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): Oct 10, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 7, 2018
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Rural Opioids Technical Assistance Grants Inactive
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: Sep 20, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Opioid Response Grants Inactive
Grants to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Coordinating Center to Support NIDA Rural Opioid HIV and Comorbidity Initiative (U24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Inactive
Funding for a single interdisciplinary Coordinating Center to formalize and centralize support of the rural opioid initiative.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 15, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Technical Assistance (RCORP-TA) Inactive
Funding for a single entity to provide technical assistance to HRSA's Rural Communities Opioid Response Program grantees as they work to build capacity and implement programs that support the treatment and prevention of opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Opioid Affected Youth Initiative Inactive
Funding and technical assistance to states, local governments, and tribal jurisdictions to develop and implement a data-driven, coordinated, statewide or community-wide response system to assist with the identification, prevention, treatment, enforcement, and deterrence needed to address the opioid epidemic and its impact on youth and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2018
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Expanding MAT in County Criminal Justice Settings in California Inactive
Technical and financial assistance for teams from all California counties interested in developing or expanding access to Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction in their jails and through their drug court systems.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2018
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, Health Management Associates