New Funding Programs from the Past 30 Days

New Funding Programs from the Past 30 Days

Find new funding that may be used to address substance use disorders (SUDs) and related issues in rural communities.

Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program (JDTC)

Grants funds to assist jurisdictions with starting a juvenile drug treatment court (JDTC) or strengthening the assessment procedures and treatment systems of an existing JDTC. Seeks to reduce recidivism and substance use through intensive court supervision, effective treatment, and other trauma-informed services for youth with substance use disorder (SUD), such as opioid use disorder (OUD), or co-occurring mental health disorders (CODs).

Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2021
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children

Offers funding to states, territories, and units of local government to promote and expand services in detention and correctional faculties to meet the needs of incarcerated individuals and their minor children, and to provides services to children of incarcerated parents. Focuses on supporting activities that foster positive family engagement, and programs to reduce the likelihood of antisocial behaviors and future involvement in the juvenile justice system in children with incarcerated parents.

Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2021
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program

Offers funding to states, territories, local governments, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments to increase public safety and reduce recidivism among moderate to high-risk youth following release from a juvenile residential facility. Seeks to support program services within a facility that provide screening and assessment of youth needs, such as mental health, substance use, housing status, and risk of reoffending; identify and coordinate appropriate community-based program services at least 90 days prior to release; provide case management services; and connect youth with evidence-based programming designed to ensure continuity of services and a successful transition from placement to the community during the appropriate prerelease and post-release phases of the reentry program.

Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2021
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Opioid Affected Youth Initiative

Provides funding to support prevention, intervention, diversion, and treatment programs and services to benefit youth and families impacted by opioids and other substance use disorders. Seeks to enhance public safety through collaboration with law enforcement, courts, organizations that address substance use, child welfare agencies and other community stakeholders. Funding is also available to develop and implement training and technical assistance resources to promote best practices and innovative strategies to address the opioid crisis.

Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2021
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Children, Youth, and Families at Risk (CYFAR) Sustainable Community Projects

Offers funding to land-grant colleges and universities to enhance the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for children, youth, and families. Seeks to provide programming and skills to meet their basic needs so they can lead positive, productive, and contributing lives. Aims to assemble resources from land-grant institutions and the Cooperative Extension Systems to provide at-risk individuals with educational programming.

Application Deadline: Feb 19, 2021
Sponsor: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)

Supports state and local efforts to plan, implement, and enhance prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) in order to prevent the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs, such as opioids. Strengthens the ability of law enforcement and public health agencies to collect and analyze controlled substance prescription data and to track prescribing across providers and states by integrating PDMPs with electronic health records (EHRs), pharmacy dispensing software (PDS) systems, health information exchanges (HIEs), and other healthcare facilities and systems.

Application Deadline: Feb 19, 2021
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program (NCLRP)

Provides funding for loan repayment for registered nurses (RNs), advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), and nurse faculty in exchange for full-time service obligations at critical shortage facilities (CSFs) located in primary care or mental health Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) or at a school of nursing. Addresses nursing shortages to meet the healthcare needs of underserved communities.

Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2021
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) Program

Funds new full-service community schools (FSCS) programs or further development to existing programs, which includes support for planning, implementation, operation, and coordination for programs in high poverty urban and rural areas. FSCS programs provide comprehensive academic, social, and health services for students, students' family members, and community members that are designed to improve education outcomes for children.

Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2021
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)
Adult Drug Court (ADC) and Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) Discretionary Grant Program

Provides funds to support new and existing adult drug courts (ADCs), veteran treatment courts (VTCs), and other drug courts by offering grants and technical assistance to states, state and local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments. Finances activities centered on preventing overdoses, reducing opioid and other substance abuse, and decreasing recidivism.

Application Deadline: Mar 3, 2021
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative

Funds economic revitalization projects in the Appalachian region focused on economic opportunities, workforce preparation, critical infrastructure development, natural and cultural assets, and building leadership and community capacity to meet Appalachian Regional Commission's strategic investment goals. Gives priority to investments for building a competitive workforce, fostering entrepreneurial activities, developing industry clusters, strengthening substance abuse response, and broadband initiatives.

Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 5, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2021
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Implementation (RCORP – Implementation)

Provides funds to implement evidence-based or promising prevention, treatment, and recovery activities for substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), in rural communities. Expands access to prevention, treatment, and recovery services for rural residents diagnosed with or at risk of OUD/SUD, their families, and others in the community.

Application Deadline: Mar 12, 2021
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities (CJA) Program - Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #6

Funds for training and technical assistance to help tribal communities plan, create, and operate programs to address criminal cases of child abuse and neglect, especially cases of child sexual abuse and exploitation. Funds trauma-informed activities and services, including outreach and awareness efforts, victim assistance, and emergency services for children and family members. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsor: Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC)
Comprehensive Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning - Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #2

Funds to support strategic planning and development to improve tribal justice systems, public safety, and community wellness. Supports plans to address violent crime and illegal use of substances, including alcohol and opioids. Offers links to training and technical assistance providers to help communities and law enforcement provide services to victims of child abuse, domestic and/or dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC), Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Innovations in Reentry Initiative: Building System Capacity and Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism

Supports state, local, and tribal jurisdictions with evaluating reentry systems for justice-involved individuals and helps build capacity by implementing or expanding reentry programs and enhancing service delivery. Aims to improve the overall quality of reentry systems in order to reduce violence and recidivism for a specific target population. Addresses barriers to successful reentry in the key areas of housing, education, and employment as well as screening, assessment, and referral to treatment for individuals with substance use disorder (SUD) and/or mental health disorders.

Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Juvenile Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts - Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #8

Funds to develop new or expand existing juvenile healing to wellness courts to enhance the capacity of tribal courts to respond to the alcohol and substance use related issues of youth under the age of 21. Emphasizes creating comprehensive diversion and alternatives to incarceration programs for those impacted by the opioid epidemic. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Public Safety and Community Policing - Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #1

Funds to support tribal law enforcement agencies in developing and/or enhancing the skills and abilities needed to address unmet public safety needs in tribal communities. Includes implementing or enhancing prevention strategies, criminal investigations, crime control activities, community policing strategies, and efforts to reduce illicit drug use, including methamphetamine and opioid use. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsor: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office)
Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Reentry Program

Funds for nonprofit organizations and Indian tribes with a documented history of providing comprehensive, evidence-based reentry services to develop or expand comprehensive, evidence-based reentry services and programs. Aims to decrease recidivism and violence by offering case management and other services to help past offenders or previously incarcerated individuals successfully return to their communities, including small or rural communities.

Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Tribal Justice System Infrastructure Program (TJSIP) - Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #4

Funds to support the renovation and expansion of existing facilities or the development of prefabricated or permanent modular facilities for tribal justice systems. Supports infrastructure in locations that lack permanent or sufficient structures for staff, resident, and inmate safety and security issues. Seeks to reduce recidivism; promote staff training, health, and wellness; offer correctional alternative programs; implement domestic violence shelters and programs; and increase the functional capacity of facilities. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Tribal Justice Systems Program - Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #3

Funds to tribes to develop, support, and improve adult tribal justice systems. Seeks to support tribal and law enforcement efforts to prevent and reduce crime, including crime related to opioids, alcohol, stimulants, and other substance use. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Tribal Youth Program (TYP) - Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #9

Funds tribal efforts to reduce and prevent juvenile delinquency through prevention, intervention, and treatment services to violence-exposed children. Supports interventions for court-involved tribal youth and offers substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and prevention programs. Aims to promote public safety and positive outcomes by helping the juvenile justice system respond more fairly to American Indian and Alaska Native youth. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 16, 2021
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant

Provides technical assistance and training to community facilities programs to help rural areas meet their needs for community facilities, including schools, hospitals, public facilities, community support services, public safety services, and other essential facilities. Supports communities in identifying and planning for community facility needs, accessing sources of funding, and improving the operation and financial management of facilities.

Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Rural Community Development Initiative Grants (RCDI)

Provides funding to intermediary organizations that deliver financial and technical assistance to recipients to help meet the needs of their communities in eligible rural areas. Recipients use funds for projects related to housing, community facilities, or community and economic development projects in rural communities.

Application Deadline: Mar 22, 2021
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
The Rural Health Care Program

Offers a discount on telecommunication expenses and network equipment for healthcare facilities to increase connectivity and access to broadband in rural areas to provide and improve healthcare.

Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsor: Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC)
Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program (FASLP)

Provides funding to enhance or expand existing farm to school initiatives and other food and agriculture experiential learning initiatives, especially in underserved areas. Seeks to improve food quality and children's nutrition and promote knowledge of agriculture by engaging schools directly with local and regional agricultural producers and other parts of the food system.

Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsor: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310)

Funds for planning, designing, and implementing transportation services in urban and rural areas. Supports projects to enhance mobility and increase access to transportation services for older adults and people with disabilities, including those with a drug addiction that limits major life activities.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
Indian Housing Block Grant Program (IHBG)

Funds for American Indian and Alaska Native communities to provide safe and affordable housing for tribal residents. Supports new housing construction, housing rehabilitation, land acquisition and infrastructure projects that support housing development. Provides low-income individuals, students, and families with rental assistance, loans and assistance programs for homebuyers, rehabilitation assistance for homeowners, and other housing services. Encourages model activities to help identify innovative solutions to address tribal housing issues and homelessness, prevent crime, and improve safety and accessibility.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH)
Strategic Economic and Community Development

Supports regional economic development plans for rural areas by providing additional financial assistance to multi-jurisdictional projects implemented through USDA Rural Development programs. Funding is intended to help projects overcome multi-jurisdictional challenges and leverage federal, state, local, and private resources in order to have a greater, regional impact on the economic conditions and quality of life in rural communities.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)