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Substance Use and Misuse in Rural Areas – Funding & Opportunities

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MAT Waiver Eligibility Training
A free online and computer-based training series for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants that satisfies some of the requirements to obtain a waiver for prescribing buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS), The American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Training and Mentoring/DATA 2000 Waiver
Training to provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) 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 MAT 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
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Medication-Assisted Treatment (RCORP-MAT) Access Inactive
Grants to establish new Medication-Assisted Treatment access points and increase capacity for the provision of sustainable MAT services in high-risk rural communities, thus increasing access to evidence-based treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) living in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alkermes Inspiration Grants Inactive
Grant to nonprofit organizations working to address the needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness, or cancer. Proposals serving historically under-resourced or underrepresented communities are given priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Alkermes, Inc.
Reducing Maternal Deaths Due to Substance Use Disorder Inactive
Grants for projects designed to strengthen perinatal and postnatal support structures for patients with substance use disorder (SUD), with the goal of reducing overdose and death due to SUD.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2022
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health
Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Inactive
Grant to establish a Center of Excellence to provide training and technical assistance and develop and disseminate culturally informed, evidence-based information to advance the behavioral health equity of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children and Families Affected By Opioids and Other Substance Abuse Inactive
Funding for collaborative regional partnerships that provide activities and services designed to increase the well-being of, improve permanency outcomes for, and enhance the safety of children who are in, or at risk of, an out-of-home placement as a result of a parent's or caregiver's opioid or other substance abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP) Inactive
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: Jul 7, 2022
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 Application Inactive
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: Jul 7, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01) Inactive
Support for specified health services research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural and frontier healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2022
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 7/28/2022