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Funding by Topic: Suicide and suicide prevention

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

Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Program
Funding to support states and tribes with implementing suicide prevention and early intervention strategies for youth up to age 24 in schools, institutions of higher education, juvenile justice systems, substance use and mental health programs, foster care systems, and other child and youth-serving organizations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alaska Suicide Prevention Grant
Grants for projects and organizations with the goals of reducing the rates of suicide in Alaska and promoting mental wellness through strengthened community and personal connections. Projects that are located in rural communities have been funded in the past.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2024
Sponsors: Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), GCI Communications
Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program
Grants for projects designed to prevent suicidal behavior and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native young people up to the age of 24.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2025
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research
Notice of Special Interest for research to improve understanding of the determinants of firearm injury; the identification of those at risk of firearm injury; the development, piloting, and testing of innovative interventions to prevent firearm injury and mortality; and the examination of approaches to improve the implementation of existing, evidence-based interventions to prevent firearm injury and mortality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2026
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AgriSafe FarmResponse On-Demand Course
Online, on-demand course that provides training on competencies that are necessary to provide appropriate mental healthcare for agricultural producers and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: AgriSafe Network
Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation Grants
Grants for projects that directly impact the health and well-being of Alaska Native people and communities, with preference given to the areas of access to care, children, behavioral health, and rural healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation
Missouri Firearm Injury and Death Prevention Planning Grants
Grants to engage stakeholders in Missouri in planning, preparing, and building support for firearm injury and death prevention efforts. One of the program priorities is addressing community violence in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
Supporting Farmers' Mental Health: Understanding Farm Culture and Farm Family Dynamics
A self-paced, online training course designed to help behavioral health providers better understand and address the mental health needs and challenges of farmers and their family members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, Behavioral Health Training Partnership, Wisconsin Farm Center
Technical Assistance - University of Rochester Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence
Technical assistance for rural communities to help with initiatives that address substance use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence
Utah Ag Stress Assistance and Ag Wellness Programs
Education, mental health assistance, and other resources designed to help Utah agricultural producers and their families to manage stress.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, Utah State University Extension