Funding Programs by Topic

Funding Programs by Topic

Find funding that may be used to address substance use disorders (SUDs) and related issues, by the issues the program targets:

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
    All types of abuse, neglect, and other potentially traumatic experiences that occur to people under the age of 18. ACEs have been linked to risky health behaviors, chronic health conditions, low life potential, and early death.
  • American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians
    Indigenous populations of the United States.
  • Colleges and Universities
    Community and 4-year colleges, universities, vocational and trade schools, and other institutions that provide an education beyond high school.
  • Community Planning and Coalition Building
    Efforts by local people working together to understand and improve the conditions of their community.
  • Community Supervision
    Programs administered by agencies or courts to supervise offenders outside of jail or prison, including parole and probation.
  • COVID-19 Response
    Activities undertaken by communities, healthcare providers, and others in response to COVID-19.
  • Crime Reduction
    Programs and interventions designed to reduce or eliminate crimes and the harms related to it.
  • Economic Development
    Efforts to improve the capacity of the economy related to labor, capital, land, and technology. Applies at any geographic level - local, regional, state, or national.
  • Education and Training
    Formal instruction aimed at gaining a degree or credential, as well as other training that results in skills necessary for a productive life.
  • Elderly People
    People 65 years old and older.
  • Emergency Department Services
    Provision of immediate medical care in a hospital setting.
  • Emergency Medical Services
    Immediate, pre-hospital healthcare provided to people suffering sudden illness or injury. Also, EMS systems and the services they provide.
  • Emergency Planning
    Activities that prepare an organization or community to address potential threats and other incidents that require emergency response, such as overdose.
  • Employment
    Being engaged in paid work or seeking paid work.
  • Foster Care
    A temporary service provided by states for children who cannot live with their families. Includes arrangements living with relatives or with unrelated foster parents. Can also refer to placement in group homes, residential care facilities, emergency shelters, and supervised independent living.
  • Harm Reduction
    Methods designed to reduce the risk of harm associated with substance use disorder.
  • Health and Wellness
    Approaches and activities that focus on promoting health and wellness and preventing disease.
  • Health Education for Community and Patients
    Teaching and training patients concerning their own health needs. Also includes training for family, friends, and community members related to health issues.
  • Healthcare Facilities
    Institutions that provide healthcare, such as clinics and hospitals.
  • Healthcare Workforce
    People trained to provide healthcare services and issues related to having an adequate, diverse, and well-prepared health workforce.
  • Housing and Homelessness
    Buildings in which families and households live and issues related to the adequacy and affordability of housing, as well as the state of being without housing. Includes the homeless population.
  • Infectious Diseases
    Illness caused by an infectious agent or its toxins through direct or indirect transmission from an infected individual or via an animal, vector, or the inanimate environment to a susceptible animal or human host.
  • Infrastructure
    The basic facilities and services for the functioning of a community, including water and wastewater systems, buildings, power, communications, roads, and parks and trails.
  • Justice System
    All aspects of law enforcement, including police officers, courts, prisons, and prisoner reentry.
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
    Treatment of opioid dependence using medication such as methadone, naltrexone, or buprenorphine.
  • Mental Health
    How a person thinks, feels, and acts when faced with life's situations. Includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Services related to addressing mental health conditions.
  • Methamphetamine
    A powerful, highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system
  • Naloxone
    An opioid antagonist that is used to reverse opioid overdose and prevent overdose death.
  • Opioids
    A class of drugs that includes heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and prescription pain relievers such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, and others.
  • Overdose Prevention
    Interventions undertaken to help prevent an overdose due to ingesting a toxic amount of a drug or combination of drugs.
  • Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing
    Efforts for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those experiencing pain, including the prescription of opioids. Includes issues such as alternatives to opioids, tracking opioid prescribing, and methods of prescribing that lessen risk of misuse, such as limiting the number of pills prescribed.
  • Parents, Families, and Children
    Groups consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.
  • People with Disabilities
    People with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.
  • Policy
    A plan or approach taken by the government that guides decision making and rules, with the intent of attaining an overall goal or result.
  • Prevention
    Efforts directed at preventing the use of harmful substances such as illicit drugs. May target the individual, a specific group, or a community.
  • Recovery
    Recovery from substance use disorder and recovery supports that help individuals improve their lives in ways that will help them stay in recovery.
  • Reimbursement and Payment Models
    Payment and models for paying for the cost of work or services performed to the provider of services.
  • Schools
    All public and private schools for preschool and kindergarten through grade 12. Schools can be a setting for prevention programs and interventions as well as for reaching out to parents and families of students. Basic education can also support students' future self-sufficiency.
  • Social Services
    Programs and services that improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Includes income supports, self-sufficiency programs, programs for seniors, child support enforcement, and similar programs.
  • Substance Use Disorder
    A disorder characterized by compulsive use of drugs or alcohol despite negative consequences and accompanied by long-lasting changes to the brain.
  • Suicide and Suicide Prevention
    Suicide as an issue, as well as programs and interventions aimed at preventing suicide.
  • Syringe Services Programs
    Program for exchanging sterile needles and syringes used for injections to reduce the transmission of infectious diseases.
  • Teleservices and Technology
    Use of technology to provide healthcare and related services at a distance.
  • Transportation
    Methods of moving people from one place to another, for example to access needed health and human services and employment.
  • Treatment
    Assessment and care to help individuals dealing with substance use disorder stop using by addressing both physical and psychological components. May include medication, group and individual counseling, education about substance use disorders, life skills training, relapse prevention training, and more. Includes inpatient treatment, residential programs, and outpatient programs.
  • Veterans
    Current and former members of the U.S. armed services.
  • Violence, Trauma, and Abuse
    Any type of maltreatment, psychological, physical, sexual, or financial. Use of physical force or threat of force.
  • Women
    Adult females.
  • Youth
    People between the ages of 16 and 24.