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Community Opioid Intervention Prevention Program (COIPP)


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Notice of Funding Opportunity (


Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2024


Indian Health Service (IHS)


Provides funding to projects that address the impacts of the opioid crisis in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities by supporting the development and expansion of community-driven prevention, treatment, recovery, and aftercare services for mental health and substance use disorder (SUD). Promotes innovative opioid intervention practices, education, and approaches that are locally designed, collaborative, culturally responsive, and family/community oriented. COIPP is an initiative of Indian Health Service's (IHS) Alcohol and Substance Abuse Branch (ASAB).

COIPP program objectives include:

  • Raise public awareness and increase education about culturally appropriate and family-centered opioid prevention, treatment, and recovery practices and programs in AI/AN communities
  • Build comprehensive support teams to empower AI/AN families working to confront the opioid use and overdose in tribal or urban Indian communities
  • Expand medication-assisted treatment (MAT)/medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) for individuals who experience opioid misuse, opioid use disorder, or overdose
  • Increase harm reduction interventions in tribal or urban Indian communities

Amount of Funding

Award ceiling: $500,000 per year
Award floor: $350,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 27
Estimated total program funding: $9,500,000

Who Can Apply

Applications may be submitted by federally recognized Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations (UIOs), as defined by 25 U.S.C. 1603(14, 26, 29).

Geographic Coverage


What This Program Funds

Capacity Building • New Program • Operating Costs and Staffing • Training Providers

Application Process

Application instructions, requirements, and other information can be found in the funding announcement.

Applicant frequently asked questions


For programmatic or technical questions:
Cassandra Allen

For grants management or budget questions:

Rural Awards

Past awards communities have received are described on the program website.

Rural communities who have received funding include:

  • Copper River Native Association in Copper Center, Alaska
  • Forest County Potawatomi Community in Crandon, Wisconsin
  • Eastern Shoshone Tribe in Fort Washakie, Wyoming
  • Three Affiliated Tribes in New Town, North Dakota
  • Penobscot Indian Nation in Indian Island, Maine
  • Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma in Durant, Oklahoma

Topics This Program Addresses

American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians • Community Planning and Coalition Building • Harm Reduction • Health Education for Community and Patients • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) • Mental Health • Naloxone • Opioids • Overdose Prevention • Parents, Families, and Children • Prevention • Recovery • Substance Use Disorder • Teleservices and Technology • Treatment • Women