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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.

Community Economic Development Focus on Social Enterprises Inactive
Grants to provide technical and financial assistance to support organizations willing to create or expand social enterprises that will work to reduce personal or community barriers and provide economic support through the creation of employment and business opportunities for individuals and families with low income. Bonus points will be given to projects that create jobs in rural communities and counties of persistent poverty.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2019
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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 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
Michigan Opioid Treatment Assistance Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for medical providers and substance use disorder counselors to begin and expand opioid treatment in Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsors: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Health Endowment Fund
Medical Student Education Program Inactive
Grants for public institutions of higher education to expand or support graduate education for medical students preparing to become physicians in states with primary care provider shortages. The program is designed to prepare and encourage medical students who are training in the most underserved states to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities after they graduate.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Family Self-Sufficiency Program Inactive
Funding for public housing agencies and housing choice voucher programs to hire family self-sufficiency coordinators that will work with low-income people to increase their earned income and financial literacy, reduce or eliminate the need for welfare assistance, and make progress toward economic independence and self-sufficiency.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Medication-Assisted Treatment Expansion (RCORP-MATE) Inactive
Grants to establish and/or expand Medication-Assisted Treatment programs in eligible hospitals, health clinics, and tribal organizations located in high-risk rural communities, thus increasing the number of access points where individuals living in rural communities with opioid use disorder can receive evidence-based treatment.
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
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
Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program Inactive
Grants to national training and technical assistance (TTA) providers that will work collaboratively within the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) Network and support the delivery of TTA to current and future site-based COAP grantees, prescription drug monitoring programs, and their partner agencies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 28, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country Inactive
Grants for projects designed to reduce rates of death and disability from commercial tobacco use, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke and reduce the prevalence of obesity and other chronic disease risk factors and conditions in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Justice CTAS Training and Technical Assistance Solicitation Inactive
Funding to provide training and technical assistance for federally recognized Indian Tribes in the areas of criminal justice, substance abuse, violent crime, and intergovernmental collaboration.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 14, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice