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.

Technology-Enabled Collaborative Learning Program

Offers grants to rural or rural-serving organizations to evaluate, develop, and expand technology-enabled collaborative learning and capacity building models, with the goal of improving workforce retention and increasing access to healthcare, especially specialty care, in rural, frontier, and tribal areas and other underserved communities. Aims to support healthcare providers through distance health education models focused on chronic diseases, infectious diseases, mental health, substance use disorders (SUDs), prenatal and maternal health, pediatric care, pain management, palliative care, and other specialty care.

Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2024
Sponsor: Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT)
Mentoring at Risk and Rural Youth

Offers grant funding to 4-H programs to expand mentoring services for justice-involved youth, youth at-risk of juvenile justice involvement, and rural youth. Utilizes 4-H programming to promote healthy development and positive outcomes for the target population by reducing risk factors such as poor school attendance/performance and alcohol and substance use. Supports a range of mentoring approaches, including one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of approaches, and helps connect youth to mental health, tutoring, career guidance, coaching, and other services and supports.

Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2024
Sponsor: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
Broadband Technical Assistance Program

Offers financial assistance to eligible entities to receive or deliver broadband technical assistance and training. Supports activities that promote broadband expansion in rural areas, including project planning and community engagement, financial sustainability, environmental compliance, construction and engineering planning, accessing federal resources, and data collection and reporting.

Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2024
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Community-Based Maternal Behavioral Health Services Program (Community-Based Maternal BHS)

Provides funding to improve access to evidence-based, timely, and culturally relevant maternal mental health and substance use intervention and treatments services by strengthening community referral pathways and providing transitions in care for pregnant people who are at risk for or currently have a behavioral health condition in the perinatal and postpartum periods.

Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program

Funds to support new and existing medical and dental residency training programs in community-based, ambulatory patient care settings. Helps address health professional shortages by supporting efforts to encourage and prepare residents to offer high-quality healthcare to rural and underserved communities.

Application Deadline: Sep 5, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
AmeriCorps Seniors Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Program

Provides funds to organizations to engage and manage individuals aged 55 and older for service projects implementing evidence-based programs and models to strengthen communities. Focuses on capacity building in 6 focus areas: disaster services, economic opportunity, education, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, and veterans and military families. Prioritizes funding for 6 topics, including behavioral health initiatives such as peer support, harm reduction, and opioid and substance misuse education. Offers seniors a variety of service activities and flexible work commitments, ranging from a few hours to a maximum of 40 hours per week.

Application Deadline: Sep 18, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Addictions Counseling Minority Fellowship Program (MFP)

Awards fellowships to master's level addictions counseling students. Offers financial support and professional development training to develop cultural competency skills in substance use disorder (SUD) counseling services for minority populations. Seeks to increase the number of SUD professional counselors serving minorities, including ethnic, racial, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, or veteran and military groups. Fellowships are administered by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) and the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) through a Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Mental Health Counseling Minority Fellowship Program (MFP)

Awards fellowships to master's and doctoral counseling students. Offers financial support and professional development training to develop cultural competency skills in mental health counseling services for minority populations. Seeks to increase the number of professional counselors serving minorities, including ethnic, racial, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, rural, or veteran and military groups to improve overall community health and well-being. Fellowships are administered by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) through a Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Business & Industry Loan Guarantees

Offers loan guarantees to rural businesses to increase access to business capital and improve rural economies. Allows commercial lenders to offer affordable financing to rural businesses to support business operations and create or preserve employment opportunities.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Multifamily Housing Loan Guarantees

Seeks to increase the amount of affordable rental housing available in rural areas to individuals and families with low and moderate income. Offers loan guarantees to qualified private-sector lenders who provide financing to borrowers for the construction, acquisition, and improvement of multifamily rental housing units. Funds may also be used to purchase or improve land and to provide necessary infrastructure.

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