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Funding by Topic: Substance use and misuse

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

Wisconsin Opioid and Stimulant Treatment Unmet Needs Grants
Grants to support services for people with an opioid use disorder, stimulant use disorder, and other co-occurring substance use disorders in Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2023
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Colorado Health Service Corps Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program
A 50/50 matching program that increases availability of primary healthcare services through repayment of education loans to eligible health professionals practicing in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
Sponsor: Kentucky Office of Rural Health
NBCC Foundation Minority Fellowship Program for Addictions Counselors
Fellowships for master's degree-level addictions counseling students from minority backgrounds. For the purpose of this program, minorities include racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, and military groups.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2023
Sponsor: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
Tennessee Opioid Abatement Community Funding
Funding to implement opioid abatement remediation strategies in Tennessee including primary prevention, harm reduction, treatment, recovery support, education/training, research, and evaluation. Rural and underserved communities are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Oct 9, 2023
Sponsor: Tennessee Opioid Abatement Council
Truth Initiative Tobacco/Vape-Free College Program
Grants and technical assistance for colleges and universities, including minority-serving institutions, to support the adoption and implementation of a 100% tobacco/vape-free college-wide policy by June, 2025. Colleges that were early adopters of 100% smoke or tobacco-free policies may also apply to include e-cigarettes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2023
Sponsor: Truth Initiative
Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants
Grants for projects in Connecticut that focus on health, environmental justice, and disparities in health outcomes based on geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2023
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation Community Grant
Grants for physician-led, community-based, or statewide programs to improve health in Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2023
Sponsor: Wisconsin Medical Society
Virginia Youth Tobacco Use Prevention Grants
Grants to prevent and reduce youth tobacco, nicotine, and vaping product use across Virginia. Funding may be used for classroom-based instruction and for projects designed to reduce disparities in young people who are at elevated risk for being impacted by tobacco and nicotine (including rural youth).
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Oct 23, 2023
Sponsor: Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Iowa J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Iowa, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Oct 27, 2023
Sponsors: Iowa Department of Health and Human Services, Iowa State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care