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Rural Response to the Opioid Crisis – Funding & Opportunities

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National Health Service Corps Site Application
Apply to be a National Health Service Corps Site to receive recruitment and retention assistance, networking opportunities, and other benefits.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 25, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)
Loan repayment assistance for substance use disorder (SUD) professionals to provide direct treatment and recovery support services in an approved SUD treatment facility.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Site Activation
Apply to be an approved Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program site to receive assistance with recruitment and retention of qualified SUD clinicians and paraprofessionals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Site-Based Program
Grants to develop, implement, and/or expand comprehensive programs in response to the overdose crisis and the impact of illicit opioids, stimulants, or other substances. The program provides resources to support state, local, tribal, and territorial efforts to reduce substance misuse and overdose deaths, increase access to services, and enhance public safety while supporting victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Opioid Response Grants
Grants to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to medication-assisted treatment and supporting a full range of culturally appropriate prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery support services for opioid use disorder (OUD) and co-occurring substance use disorders. Funds may also be used to address stimulant misuse and use disorders, including cocaine and methamphetamine.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2024
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Strategic Prevention Framework - Partnerships for Success for Communities, Local Governments, Universities, Colleges, and Tribes/Tribal Organizations
Funding to use the SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework to expand and strengthen the capacity of local community prevention providers to implement evidence-based prevention programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2025
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jail-based Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Mentor Site Initiative
Peer-to-peer learning opportunity for jails interested in providing or enhancing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for individuals with substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Program (COSSUP), U.S. Department of Justice
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Training and Mentoring
Training to provide medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) for clinicians in high-need communities. Clinicians who complete the training may be priority applicants for some NHSC loan repayment programs, and qualified disciplines can become eligible for the Loan Repayment Program Continuation Contract MOUD Award Enhancement.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Mentoring for Youth Affected by Opioid and Other Substance Misuse Inactive
Grants to support local, regional, or statewide efforts to provide mentoring services to youth ages 17 and under and their family members impacted by opioids and other substance misuse. Rural communities and federally recognized tribes are priority populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 23, 2024
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice

Last Updated: 6/5/2024