Skip to main content
Rural Health Information Hub

Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Prescription drug misuse

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 Clinic Technical Assistance Program Inactive
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide technical assistance, tools, resources, and strategies that are easily accessible to geographically dispersed Rural Health Clinics and that could be used to inform rural healthcare providers and other federal, state, and local stakeholders. Assistance may also include topics related to public health priorities such as ending the opioid epidemic and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, 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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Planning (RCORP - Planning) Inactive
Planning grants designed to strengthen the capacity of multi-sector consortia to address prevention, treatment, and recovery from substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder in rural counties identified to be at the highest risk. The overall goal of the program is to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdoses in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2020
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Opioid 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/stimulant issues affecting these communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 8, 2020
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Enhancing Community Responses to America's Addiction Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims Inactive
Funding to support direct crime victim services for children and youth impacted by the opioid epidemic. Funding for a single training and technical assistance provider for direct services grantees is also available through this program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program Inactive
Grants to support training programs that expand the number of peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals who are trained to work in integrated, interprofessional teams to provide services to children whose parents are impacted by opioid use disorders (OUD) and other substance use disorders (SUD), and their family members who are in guardianship roles.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program Inactive
Grants to expand the number of fellows at accredited Addiction Medicine Fellowship and Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship programs trained as addiction medicine specialists who work in underserved, community-based settings that integrate primary care with mental health disorders and substance use disorder prevention and treatment services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 6, 2020
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2020
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Support to Communities: Fostering Opioid Recovery Through Workforce Development Grant Program Inactive
Funding for state workforce agencies to partner with community organizations on projects that address the economic and workforce effects of substance and opioid misuse in significantly impacted service areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 9, 2020
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
School Climate Transformation Grant: Local Education Agency Grants Inactive
Grants for Local Education Agencies to develop, enhance, or expand systems of support for schools implementing an evidence-based behavioral framework for improving school climate, resulting in an overall reduction of disruptive behavior, violence, and bullying and increase in overall academic achievement. Priority will be given to rural and tribal schools and projects that address opioid abuse and prevention.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
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