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Substance Use and Misuse in Rural Areas – Funding & Opportunities

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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
Provider's Clinical Support System - Universities Inactive
Funding to support graduate-level education for students in medical, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, and other eligible advanced practice nursing programs with a focus on treating opioid use disorders and prescribing medications for opioid use disorder in office-based settings upon graduation. Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-serving Institutions, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving Institutions are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mentoring for Youth Affected by Opioid and Other Drug 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 drug misuse. Rural communities and federally recognized tribes are priority populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 23, 2022
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program Inactive
Grants and technical assistance to enhance the operations of adult drug courts. Courts should integrate evidence-based substance abuse treatment, random drug testing, equitable sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in judicially-supervised court settings with jurisdiction over offenders to reduce recidivism, substance abuse, and prevent overdoses. Rural communities are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 20, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts Inactive
Grants to enhance and expand substance use disorder treatment services in existing drug courts, recognizing the need for treatment instead of incarceration for individuals with substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 9, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities Cooperative Agreement Inactive
Grants to provide substance misuse and HIV prevention services to racial/ethnic minority males at risk for HIV/AIDS.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 2, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction Inactive
Funding to expand or enhance access to medication assisted treatment services for individuals with opioid use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minority AIDS Initiative: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for HIV/AIDS Inactive
Grants to increase engagement in care for racial and ethnic minority individuals with substance use disorders and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders who are at risk for HIV or are HIV positive and that receive HIV services/treatment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2022
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program Inactive
Funding for community-based outreach education and extension programs at land-grant colleges and universities that provide individuals and families based in rural areas with information on health, wellness, and prevention. Projects should utilize telehealth, telemedicine, and distance learning strategies for education and training in minority rural communities related to opioids, preventing spread of COVID-19, and/or mitigating infection and transmission of COVID-19.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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

Last Updated: 4/10/2022