Grants Available

Substance Use Prevention Coalitions

Application Deadline: Friday, April 3, 2020

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program’s Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), which begins this year’s process of awarding funds to community coalitions focused on preventing youth substance use. For FY 2020, this will allow 200 new communities to receive direct financial help totaling $25 million from the White House to prevent illicit drug use and save lives. Community coalitions interested in applying to the DFC.


Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders During COVID-19

Application Due Date: Friday, April 10, 2020

SAMHSA is accepting applications for Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders During COVID-19 (Emergency COVID-19). SAMHSA recognizes there are currently 57.8 million Americans living with mental and/or substance use disorders (National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2018). The current national crisis of COVID-19 will certainly contribute to growth in these numbers. Americans across the country will struggle with increases in depression, anxiety, trauma, and grief. There is also an anticipated increase in substance misuse as the lives of individuals and families are impacted. The purpose of this program is to provide crisis intervention services, mental and substance use disorder treatment, crisis counseling, and other related supports for children and adults impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding will be provided for states, territories, and tribes to develop comprehensive systems to address these needs. The purpose of this program is specifically to address the needs of individuals with serious mental illness, individuals with substance use disorders, and/or individuals with co-occurring serious mental illness and substance use disorders.

SAMHSA plans to issue 60 grants of up to $2 million per State or up to $500,000 for Territories and Tribes for 16 months.

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Treatment, Recovery, and Workforce Support Grant

Application Due Date: Monday, June 1, 2020

SAMHSA is accepting applications for Treatment, Recovery, and Workforce Support grants (Workforce Support). The purpose of this program is to implement evidence-based programs to support individuals in substance use disorder treatment and recovery to live independently and participate in the workforce. To achieve this objective, recipients must coordinate, as applicable, with Indian tribes or tribal organizations, state and local workforce development boards, lead state agencies responsible for a workforce investment activity, and state agencies responsible for carrying out substance use disorder prevention and treatment programs.

SAMHSA plans to issue 8 grants of up to $500,000 per year for up to 5 years.

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