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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.

Graduate Psychology Education Program Inactive
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
Engaging and Empowering Vulnerable Families and Communities to Prevent Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose Inactive
Grants for projects to develop, adapt, and/or evaluate promising evidence-based models of family and community based prevention for opioid use disorder (OUD) and overdose for children and families, especially those at highest risk.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2021
Sponsor: Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts
Health and Public Safety Workforce Resiliency Training Program Inactive
Funding to plan, develop, operate, and/or participate in health professions and nursing training activities using evidence-based strategies designed to reduce and address burnout, suicide, mental health conditions, and substance use disorders and promote resiliency among healthcare professionals in rural and medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative Training and Technical Assistance Provider Inactive
Funding for a single entity to serve as a training and technical assistance provider to support site-based grantees working to reduce violent crime in rural areas. Applicants should demonstrate how they have worked closely with law enforcement agencies and allied public safety and health providers in the past in addressing violent crime problems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Telehealth Technology-Enabled Learning Program Inactive
Funding to connect specialists at academic medical centers with primary care providers of rural, frontier, and underserved populations, providing evidence-based training and support to help them treat patients with complex conditions in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and Advance Health Equity at Minority Serving Institutions (U01 Clinical Trial Allowed) Inactive
Funding to support collaborative teams and individual scientists who propose unusually innovative research projects, which if successful, would have a major impact on preventing, reducing, or eliminating health disparities and advancing health equity. A focus is on applications from minority serving institutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 28, 2021
Application Deadline: May 28, 2021
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Behavioral Health Workforce Development Technical Assistance and Evaluation Program Inactive
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide tailored technical assistance for current and future grant recipients under specific HRSA funded programs. Applicants must have experience in developing or assisting behavioral health workforce development programs in high need and high demand areas, and with rural and/or medically underserved communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Paraprofessionals Inactive
Grants to develop and expand experiential training opportunities, such as field placements and internships, to increase the supply of students preparing to become peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals. The program emphasizes relationships with community-based partners to increase access to quality behavioral health services across the lifespan in high need and high demand areas. Special focus is placed on demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the specific concerns for children, adolescents, and transitional-aged youth who are at risk for behavioral health disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Psychostimulant Support (RCORP-PS) Inactive
Grants to enhance and expand psychostimulant use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery service delivery in high-risk rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) Local Drug Crises Grants Inactive
Grants to support community-level efforts to prevent opioid, methamphetamine, and prescription drug use among youth ages 12-18, including activities targeting rural areas and other underserved populations and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services