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Funding by Topic: Mortality

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Rural Health Opioid Program Inactive
Grants to consortia made up of at least 3 healthcare providers that propose to expand the delivery of opioid related healthcare services, with the intent of reducing the morbidity and mortality related to opioid overdoses in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 21, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
California State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis: Hub and Spoke System Services Inactive
Funding for contractors to serve as hubs for a hub and spoke system designed to address the opioid crisis by improving access to treatment, reducing unmet treatment need, and reducing opioid overdose related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery activities. Priority populations include those with limited medication assisted treatment (MAT) access, including rural areas and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jun 26, 2017
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care 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
The Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities Ages 13-24 Cooperative Agreement (Prevention Navigator) Inactive
Grants to provide services to those at highest risk for HIV and substance use disorders, especially racial/ethnic males ages 13-24 at risk for HIV/AIDS, including males who have sex with other males. The program will place a particular emphasis on those individuals who are not in stable housing in communities with high incidence and prevalence rates of substance misuse and HIV infection.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2017
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Cooperative Agreements for Tribal Behavioral Health (Native Connections) Inactive
Awards funding for pilot projects designed to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance abuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native young people.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 9, 2017
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Black Lung Clinics Program (BLCP) Inactive
Awards grants to state, public, or private entities to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with occupationally-related coal mine dust lung disease through the provision of quality medical, outreach, educational, and benefits counseling services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2017
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
Grants to Prevent Prescription Drug/Opioid Overdose-Related Deaths Inactive
Provides funding to states, U.S. territories, and the Red Lake Band of Chippewa that receive the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant to reduce the number of prescription drug and opioid overdose-related deaths and adverse events among individuals 18 years of age and older.
Geographic coverage: Eligibility is limited to states, U.S. territories, pacific jurisdictions, and tribal entities that receive the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block grants.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2016
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership Regionalization of Care Grants Inactive
Provides funding to develop systems of care that increase access to emergency medical services for children in rural, territorial, insular, and/or tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2016
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Minnesota Eliminating Health Disparities Initiative (EHDI) Community Grants Program Inactive
Grants to close the gap in the health status of African Americans/Africans, American Indians, Asian Americans, and Hispanics/Latinos in Minnesota as compared with Whites in the many priority health areas.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 28, 2015
Application Deadline: Feb 4, 2016
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health
Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Grant Program Inactive
Awards funding to develop innovative community partnerships that will reduce the incidences of morbidity and mortality related to opioid usage in rural areas. Partnerships must work to create access to emergency devices intended to rapidly reverse the effects of overdoses, and to train healthcare professionals and emergency responders in the use of those devices.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2015
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration