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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.

Evidence-Based Tele-Behavioral Health Network Program Inactive
Funding to use telehealth networks to increase access to behavioral healthcare services in rural and frontier communities and to conduct evaluations of those efforts to establish an evidence-base for assessing the effectiveness of tele-behavioral healthcare for patients, providers, and payers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Improving Access to Overdose Treatment Inactive
Grants to expand access to Food and Drug Administration approved drugs and/or devices for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose through planning, training, and the development of protocols.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2018
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Inactive
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 25, 2018
Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2018
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Research Grants for the Primary or Secondary Prevention of Opioid Overdose (R01) Inactive
Grants for investigator-initiated research that will advance understanding about what works to prevent overdose from prescription and illicit opioids by developing and piloting, or rigorously evaluating novel primary or secondary prevention interventions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 12, 2018
Application Deadline: May 15, 2018
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Community Conversations Research Competition Inactive
Funding for institutions of higher education that work with and in local communities to use a participatory research approach to create a collaborative action plan to increase civic engagement and build relationships to tackle a community-identified issue.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 26, 2018
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2018
Sponsor: Corporation for National and Community Service
Rural Health Clinic Policy and Clinical Assessment Program Inactive
Funding to a single organization that will work to identify key policy, regulatory, and clinical challenges facing Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and identify possible solutions. The awardee will work to inform RHCs and other rural stakeholders about key RHC issues, including regulatory and programmatic changes that affect care delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2018
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Opioid Abuse Community Prevention Pilot Projects Inactive
Grants to establish opioid abuse prevention pilot projects that serve tribal nations, communities, and populations in Minnesota that are most at risk of drug overdose.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health
Regional Public Health Training Centers Program Inactive
Grants to support Regional Public Health Training Centers designed to increase the number of individuals in the public health workforce; enhance the quality of the workforce; and improve the ability of the workforce to meet national, state, and local healthcare needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative Inactive
Grants to reduce significant health disparities impacting racial and ethnic minorities and/or disadvantaged populations through implementing evidence-based strategies with the greatest potential for impact, especially in communities disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic, childhood obesity, and serious mental illness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2017
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Expanding Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in the Context of the SAMHSA Opioid STR Grants (R21/R33) Inactive
Grants to test approaches for expanding medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in the general healthcare sector or linking individuals who receive naloxone for the reversal of overdose to medication assisted treatment. Projects must be designed in the context of state plans for use of the funds authorized under the 21st Century Cures Act.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 20, 2017
Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services