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Current Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery funding opportunities and grants
- Substance Use Disorder Prevention (SUD Px) and Mental Health Promotion Project (MHPP) Community-Based Organization (CBO) Enhancement Grants - HCA/DBHR has released an RFA to provide quality and culturally competent Evidence-Based Programs, Research-Based Programs, and Promising Programs to address Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Mental Health Promotion Programs and/or Suicide Prevention. HCA intends to provide these grants to contractors to implement direct primary prevention programs, environmental and public education strategies to prevent and reduce marijuana use among youth and promote mental wellness and prevent suicide in high need communities.
The RFA is due March 26, 2021. Apply through Washington's Electronic Business Solution website.
Prior funding opportunities from the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery
Curious as to what types of funding opportunities have been available in the past? Visit this page for more information.
Other funding opportunities
This list contains current funding opportunities related to substance abuse prevention or mental health promotion that are not from HCA.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Communities Talk to Prevent Underage Drinking - Approximately every two years, SAMHSA distributes planning stipends to community-based organizations, institutions of higher education, and statewide or state-based organizations to plan activities that educate youth, families, and communities about the potentially harmful consequences of underage and problem drinking among individuals 12 to 25 years old. The $750 planning stipends will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. If you didn't receive an invitation to participate in this year's stipend cycle, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request your stipend invitation. Be sure to include your organization's name and website to speed up the verification process. Learn more about Communities Talk resources online.
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - National Mentoring Programs - Funding for applicant organizations to enhance and expand mentoring services for children and youth. This program supports the implementation and delivery of mentoring services to youth populations that are at risk for juvenile delinquency, victimization, and juvenile justice system involvement. Mentoring services can be one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of these types. Apply online. Applications due: March 9, 2021.
- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Implementation - This program will make approximately 78 awards of up to $1 million each to implement substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery activities in rural communities. Applicants are encouraged to include populations that have historically suffered from poorer health outcomes, health disparities, and other inequities, as compared to the rest of the target population, when addressing SUD in the proposed service area. Apply online. Application due: March 12, 2021.
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - Mentoring for Youth Affected by the Opioid Crisis and Drug Addiction - This program supports the implementation and delivery of mentoring services to youth who are currently abusing or addicted to drugs, youth at risk for abusing drugs, and youth with family members who are currently abusing or addicted to drugs. Mentoring services can be one-to-one, group, peer, or a combination. Funding can be used to support new mentoring matches or continue existing mentoring matches at the time of application. Apply online. Applications due: March 16, 2021.
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children - The goal of this program is to assist states and localities in developing or expanding services that meet the needs of incarcerated parents and their minor children to prevent violent crime, reduce recidivism, and provide support for minor children. Apply online. Applications due: March 19, 2021.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Grants - The program aims to support tribal communities in efforts to address the opioid crisis. There are approximately 150 two-year awards. Applications due date extended: March 19, 2021. More information is available online.
- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) - Rural Communities Opioid Response Program - Psychostimulant Support - This opportunity is to strengthening and expanding prevention, treatment, and recovery services for rural individuals who misuse psychostimulants to enhance their ability to access treatment and move towards recovery. Application due: April 12, 2021. Apply online.
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - Strategies To Support Children Exposed to Violence - This solicitation provides funding for communities to develop and provide support services for children exposed to violence. There are two categories of funding available under this solicitation:
- Project Sites: Funding under this category can be used to develop support services for children exposed to violence in their homes, schools, and communities; and to develop, enhance, and implement violent crime reduction strategies that focus on violent juvenile offenders. This program development and resource allocation decision by interested applicants should be based on currently available resources to the jurisdiction and gaps in services.
- Training and Technical Assistance: In addition to supporting program implementation and direct service activities, the initiative will fund a training and technical assistance provider to support the Category 1 project sites.
Apply online. Applications due: April 19, 2021.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment - The purpose of this program is to implement screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment services for children, adolescents, and/or adults in primary care and community health settings (e.g., health centers, hospital systems, health maintenance organizations, preferred-provider organizations, Federally Qualified Health Care systems, behavioral health centers, pediatric health care providers, Children’s Hospitals, etc.) with a focus on screening for underage drinking, opioid use, and other substance use. Apply online. Applications due: April 19, 2021.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Strategic Prevention Framework for Prescription Drugs - This program provides an opportunity for states, U.S. territories, (herein referred to as “states”), and Tribal entities that have completed a Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF SIG) to target the priority issue of prescription drug misuse or another state-level strategic planning process around prescription drug misuse prevention. The program is designed to raise awareness about the dangers of sharing medications and work with pharmaceutical and medical communities on the risks of overprescribing to young adults. The SPF Rx program will also raise community awareness and bring prescription drug abuse prevention activities and education to schools, communities, parents, prescribers, and their patients. In addition, SAMHSA will track reductions in opioid overdoses and the incorporation of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) data into needs assessments and strategic plans as indicators of the program’s success. Apply online. Applications due: April 30, 2021.