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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.

Rural Housing Preservation Grants (Section 533) Inactive
Grants to organizations that work to rehabilitate and preserve affordable housing for rural, low-income homeowners and renters. Priority will be given to projects designed to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with Substance Use Disorder (including opioid misuse) in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Housing Service
Michigan Opioid Treatment Assistance Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for medical providers and substance use disorder counselors to begin and expand opioid treatment in Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsors: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Health Endowment Fund
Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Inactive
Grants for state and local government agencies and tribes seeking to provide reentry services and programs for offenders with co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness returning from incarceration. The program's overall goal is to reduce recidivism and combat violence, thereby supporting public health and safety.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Rural Business Development Grant Program: Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems Inactive
Funding to provide technical assistance and training to rural communities nationwide for the purpose of improving passenger transportation services and/or facilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA Rural Development
Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant Inactive
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 17, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Medication-Assisted Treatment Expansion (RCORP-MATE) Inactive
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) Inactive
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
Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) Inactive
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 10, 2019
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program Inactive
Funding for community-based outreach education and extension programs at land-grant colleges and universities that provide individuals and families based in rural areas with information on health, wellness, and prevention, including the prevention and reduction of opioid misuse and abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Strengthening the Safety Net: Improving Access to High Quality Health Care in Michigan Inactive
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