Funding for Harm Reduction

Community Opioid Intervention Pilot Project (COIPP)

Supports efforts to address the opioid crisis in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities through locally designed prevention, treatment, recovery, and aftercare services for mental health and substance use disorders (SUDs). Aims to raise awareness and education of opioid interventions that are family-centered and culturally appropriate, create comprehensive community opioid support teams, and increase the use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to meet treatment needs and reduce opioid overdose in AI/AN communities. Emphasizes approaches that promote cross-system collaboration and innovation, with a special focus on services for pregnant women and infants pre-exposed to opioids. COIPP is an initiative of IHS's Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP).

Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
Sponsor: Indian Health Service (IHS)
Combating Opioid Overdose Through Community-Level Intervention (COOCLI) Inactive

Supports research projects that implement innovative strategies to reduce opioid and stimulant overdose in high-risk communities. Promotes the use of evidence-based practices in new or existing programs and emphasizes the evaluation of new and promising approaches. Establishes partnerships between law enforcement and public health agencies to address harms related to opioid and stimulant use and overdose.

Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2020
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Planning (RCORP – Planning) Inactive

Strengthens rural communities' ability to conduct planning to engage high risk populations and expand capacity for effective prevention, treatment, and recovery responses to substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural counties.

Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2020
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural HIV/AIDS Planning Program Inactive

Offers grant funding to assist rural healthcare providers in the planning and development of integrated health networks to provide quality HIV care and treatment in rural communities. Helps providers meet unaddressed community health needs related to HIV in areas such as early diagnosis, comprehensive care, support services, and innovative service delivery models. Focuses planning efforts in seven states identified by the federal Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative as having disproportionate rural rates of HIV diagnosis. Seeks to improve health outcomes for people with HIV and reduce new HIV infections by expanding access to HIV testing, prevention, treatment, and support services; increasing the use of health information technology and telemedicine; and promoting service coordination and quality across the continuum of HIV care.

Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2020
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program (COSSAP) Inactive

Aims to decrease opioid misuse and opioid-related overdose deaths by offering financial and technical assistance to state, local, and tribal government entities. Helps provide treatment and recovery services for individuals involved with the criminal justice system resulting from opioid, stimulant, or other substance use. Seeks to reduce crime impacts in rural and urban communities.

Application Deadline: Jun 5, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Adult Drug Court (ADC) and Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) Discretionary Grant Program Inactive

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: Jun 1, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Implementation (RCORP – Implementation) Inactive

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: May 29, 2020
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
National Health Service Corps Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program (NHSC SUD Workforce LRP) Inactive

Provides funding for loan repayment for substance use disorder (SUD) primary care and behavioral/mental health professionals in exchange for 3-year service obligations at NHSC-approved sites in Mental Health and/or Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) in rural and underserved areas.

Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Tribal Opioid Response Grants (TOR) Inactive

Helps American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal communities build and strengthen a comprehensive response to the opioid epidemic by providing prevention, treatment, and community-based recovery support services to AI/AN individuals with, or at risk for, opioid use disorder (OUD), stimulant misuse and use disorders. Identifies and addresses gaps in services and systems of care for OUD in tribal communities, and coordinates with other federally-supported opioid response efforts to increase access to innovative and culturally responsive prevention, treatment, and recovery services for people with OUD, such as medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative Inactive

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): Apr 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Apr 24, 2020
Sponsor: Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program (Native Connections) Inactive

Aims to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance use, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian and Alaska Native youth through age 24. Develops and implements integrated mental health, trauma, and suicide and substance use prevention services and facilitates collaboration and coordination between organizations and agencies providing services to tribal youth and their families.

Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2019
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Rural Response to the Opioid Epidemic Inactive

Funds for rural communities to prevent and reduce opioid overdose deaths among individuals who come into contact with law enforcement or are involved with the criminal justice system in high-risk rural communities and regions. Strengthens activities related to strategic planning, cross-sector collaboration, data collection, opioid prescribing, overdose prevention, linkage to opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment, and peer recovery support services.

Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) Statewide Expansion and Response Inactive

Funds for demonstration projects to support statewide adoption of the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) mobile tool. ODMAP helps states quickly track and analyze fatal and nonfatal opioid overdoses and the administration of naloxone by first responders. Works to establish coalitions in local communities to use ODMAP data to inform public health and safety interventions for specific geographic areas or populations at high risk for overdose.

Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
First Responders – Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (FR-CARA) Inactive

Provides funding for training and resources to first responders and members of other key community sectors at the state, tribal, and local levels on carrying and administering drugs or devices approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. Works to establish processes and protocols for referral to appropriate treatment and recovery communities, and for safety around fentanyl, carfentanil, and other dangerous licit and illicit drugs.

Application Deadline: May 6, 2019
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Overdose Data to Action Inactive

Provides funding to enhance the collection and dissemination of data on overdoses, for opioids and other substances, that is accurate, complete, and timely by state and local health departments. Supports the use of surveillance data to inform prevention and response efforts to reduce overdose deaths and emergency department visits related to opioid misuse. Strengthens prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) and state and local integration for overdose prevention and response efforts, and encourages relationships with providers, health systems, and insurers to improve opioid prescribing.

Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 1, 2019
Application Deadline: May 2, 2019
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Improving Access to Overdose Treatment (OD Treatment Access) Inactive

Expands access at the community level to drugs and devices, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for emergency treatment of opioid overdose by establishing best practices for prescribing overdose reversal drugs, such as naloxone. Provides training and resources to prescribers and individuals who support people at high risk for overdose, and ensures protocols are in place to connect people who have experienced overdose to appropriate follow-up care and substance use treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and behavioral therapies.

Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2018
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Community-Based Coalition Enhancement Grants to Address Local Drug Crises (CARA Local Drug Crises Grants) Inactive

Provides funding to enhance established community-based coalitions working to address the abuse of opioids, methamphetamines, and prescription medications among youth ages 12-18. Strengthens cooperation between leaders, groups, organizations, and agencies across the community to implement strategies and services that help identify at-risk youth, reduce substance use, and create safer and healthier communities.

Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2018
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Offender Reentry Program (ORP) Inactive

Provides funds to expand access to treatment, recovery, and reentry services for past and current adult offenders with a substance use disorder (SUD) and possible co-occurring mental illness. Helps individuals readjust to everyday life after returning from prisons, jails, or detention centers.

Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2018
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Preventing Alcohol-Related Deaths Through Social Detoxification (PARD) Inactive

Expands access to social detoxification services for American Indian individuals impacted by alcohol use disorder (AUD) or substance use disorder (SUD) in the Navajo and Great Plains Areas. Supports programs that include three critical components of community-based social detoxification: evaluation, stabilization, and fostering readiness for treatment entry. PARD assists patients with daily living activities, coordinates with cultural services and traditional healing practices, and offers transportation for medical appointments with the goal of reducing the risk of physical harm and death during the detoxification process. PARD is an initiative of the IHS Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP).

Application Deadline: Sep 18, 2017
Sponsor: Indian Health Service (IHS)
Integrated Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Surveillance and Prevention Programs for Health Departments Inactive

Supports the implementation of comprehensive and integrated HIV surveillance and prevention programs that seek to prevent new infections; improve health outcomes for people living with HIV; and reduce related health disparities. Aims to further national prevention goals by using quality, timely, and complete surveillance and program data to guide HIV prevention efforts, especially among high risk populations such as people who inject drugs (PWID).

Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 11, 2017
Application Deadline: Sep 13, 2017
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Targeted Capacity Expansion - HIV Program: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for HIV/AIDS (TCE-HIV: High Risk Populations) Inactive

Focuses on increasing access to and involvement with care and services for racial and ethnic minority individuals with substance use disorder (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD) who are HIV positive or at risk for HIV. Helps connect these individuals to SUD/COD treatments, HIV care and treatment, HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C (HCV) testing and vaccinations, as well as recovery and community support services to help retain clients in care with the overall goal of reducing health disparities among the target populations.

Application Deadline: May 3, 2017
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Recovery Community Services Program – Statewide Network (RCSP-SN) Inactive

Strengthens the relationship between recovery community organizations (RCOs) and their statewide network of recovery stakeholders by encouraging RCOs to work with state policymakers, other members of the addiction recovery community, substance use disorder (SUD) service providers, and allied health system stakeholders to improve treatment and recovery services for individuals with SUD. Supports infrastructure development, healthcare access, and recovery support services (RSS) activities. Seeks to sustainably integrate RCOs, recovery peers, and peer support services throughout substance use treatment and recovery systems of care at both state and local levels.

Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2017
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grants (Opioid STR) Inactive

Offers formula grants to states and territories to help develop and expand prevention, treatment, and recovery activities for opioid use disorder (OUD). Seeks to improve the accessibility and effectiveness of treatment and services for individuals with OUD, and lower unmet treatment needs and opioid overdose related deaths.

Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2017
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Improving Hepatitis B and C Care Cascades; Focus on Increased Testing and Diagnosis Inactive

Supports state and local health departments working with external partners and stakeholders on the prevention, care, and treatment of the hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) viruses by increasing testing for HBV and HCV among high-risk populations that include people who inject drugs (PWID) and individuals in high-burden geographic areas. Works to inform the public and make individuals aware of their infection status in order to connect people to care and treatment services.

Application Deadline: Aug 2, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)