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Rural Health
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.

Graduate Psychology Education Program
Grants to support doctoral-level psychology education and training programs to prepare psychologists to address the behavioral health needs, including opioid use and substance use, in high-need underserved and rural populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 9, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Veterans Health Access Program
Grants for current Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program award recipients in states with certified Critical Access Hospitals to work with providers and other partners to improve access to needed healthcare services and to improve the coordination of care for veterans living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Supporting School-Based Healthcare in Appalachian Ohio
Grants to support collaboration and implementation projects to address data-driven regional needs related to school-based healthcare in Appalachian Ohio.
Geographic coverage: 32 counties served by the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2021
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian, United Healthcare
Maine Systems Improvement and Innovation Responsive Grants
Funding for organizations in Maine working to improve or innovate services to be more responsive to the health needs of their communities in the areas of rural health, aging/older adults, behavioral health/substance use disorder, and maternal and child health.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2022
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
Minnesota Quit Partner Ambassador Grants
Grants for increasing awareness and knowledge of Quit Partner programs in Minnesota communities that are disproportionally impacted by commercial tobacco with the intention of increasing utilization and ultimately reducing commercial tobacco use rates among adults.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Optional): Nov 12, 2021
Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2021
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of 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: Dec 15, 2021
Sponsor: National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2021
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
AmeriCorps State and National Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to strengthen communities and solve local problems, including those found in rural and underserved areas. Funding priorities include COVID-19 response and recovery, education, environmental health, and rural intermediary organizations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jan 5, 2022
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Elevate Youth California: Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program Innovation Track
Grants to pilot and evaluate innovative practices in youth-led activism, peer support, and mentoring for substance use disorder prevention among California youth ages 12-26. Populations of focus are low-income, rural and/or urban racial, ethnic, and cultural communities disproportionally impacted by the war on drugs.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2022
Sponsors: California Department of Health Care Services, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Implementation
Grants to strengthen and expand substance use disorder/opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery service delivery in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services