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Rural Mental Health – Funding & Opportunities

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Excellence in Rural Psychology Award Inactive
Award that recognizes exemplary psychology leadership in rural and remote areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsor: American Psychological Association
Pilot Practice-based Research for Primary Care Suicide Prevention (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Grants for research to evaluate the effectiveness of existing suicide prevention practices and clinical trials that develop, optimize, and pilot test interventions and service delivery approaches. Projects focused on strategies to reduce health disparities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 21, 2022
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grants Inactive
Community-based grants for eligible entities to provide, or coordinate the provision of, suicide prevention services to eligible veterans and their families. Priority is given to rural communities, tribal lands, medically underserved areas, and U.S. Territories.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Helping Hands Grant Program Inactive
Grants to encourage medical students to participate in community service activities, particularly those focused on underserved populations; raise awareness of mental illness and the importance of early recognition of illness; and build an interest among medical students in psychiatry and working in underserved communities. Projects should focus on mental health and substance use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Minority AIDS Initiative: Service Integration Inactive
Grants to integrate evidence-based, culturally competent mental and substance use disorder treatment with HIV primary care and prevention services. The population of focus is individuals of racial and ethnic minorities with a serious mental illness or co-occurring disorder living with or at risk for HIV and/or hepatitis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Behavioral Health Care Support Inactive
Funding to improve access to and quality of substance use disorder and other behavioral healthcare services in rural communities including utilization of prevention, treatment, and recovery services to improve the care for those affected by behavioral health conditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Garrett Lee Smith State/Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Program Inactive
Funding to support states and tribes with implementing youth suicide prevention and early intervention strategies 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
Application Deadline: Apr 18, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Rescue Plan Act - Pediatric Mental Health Care Access - New Area Expansion Inactive
Funding for the expansion of state and/or regional networks of pediatric mental healthcare teams into new states and geographic areas. Teams will provide tele-consultation, training, technical assistance, and care coordination for pediatric primary care providers to diagnose, treat, and refer children with behavioral health conditions. Projects should focus on achieving health equity related to racial, ethnic, and geographic disparities in access to care, especially in rural and other underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2022
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant Inactive
Grants to recruit and train emergency medical services personnel in rural areas with a focus on addressing mental and substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Inactive
A 1-year fellowship for psychiatry residents who are interested in addressing minority psychiatric mental health issues and committed to a career providing culturally sensitive psychiatric services for minority underserved populations. African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 14, 2022
Sponsors: American Psychiatric Association, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Last Updated: 6/2/2022