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Current Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery funding opportunities and grants

There are no current DBHR funding opportunities.

Prior funding opportunities from the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery

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Other funding opportunities

This list contains current funding opportunities related to substance abuse prevention or mental health promotion that are not from HCA.

FY 2023 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) 

This solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization. Most of the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) existing tribal government-specific programs are included in and available through this single CTAS. 

The application deadline is Tuesday, March 28, 2023. 

Informational webinars will be held on January 31; February 2, 7, and 9; and March 16, 2023. To learn more or apply, visit the notice of funding opportunity

FY 2023 Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health

The purpose of this program is to promote the wellness of young children, from birth to 8 years of age, by addressing the social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and behavioral aspects of their development, as well as prepare them to thrive in school and beyond. The awards will also provide local communities or tribes resources to disseminate effective and innovative early childhood mental health practices and services. With this program, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) aims to promote resilience and emotional health for children, youth, and their families. 

The application deadline is Tuesday, March 21, 2023. 

To learn more or apply, please view the notice of funding opportunity

Northwest HIDTA Prevention and Treatment Grants 

Northwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) launched its new, competitive prevention and treatment requests for proposals (RFP) on January 18, 2023! The eligibility criteria are fairly broad and applications will be selected from organizations working in substance use disorder treatment (or linkage to treatment), harm reduction, or substance use prevention in Northwest HIDTA counties (Benton, Clark, Cowlitz, Franklin, Grant, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Spokane, Thurston, Whatcom, and Yakima). Though not required, the organizations of best fit will have demonstrated collaboration across sectors, particularly in relation to public safety or the criminal justice system. The funding period for those selected will run from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024. 

The application deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2023. 

View the RFP announcement on The Athena Forum to learn more and to download the prevention and/or treatment template proposals. 

Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act Grants 

Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement (NOFO) was recently released. 
These grants are only for current or former Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program recipients.

The anticipated award amount is $60,000 annually for 4 years. This is an increase of $10,000 per year from previous grant cycles!

The application deadline is Friday, March 3, 2023. To learn more and apply, visit  

Tribal Management Grant Program

The Tribal Management Grant (TMG) Program is a competitive grant program that is capacity building and developmental in nature and offered through the Indian Health Service for federally recognized Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations (T/TOs). The TMG Program was established to assist T/TOs to prepare for assuming all or part of existing IHS programs, functions, services, and activities (PFSAs) and further develop and improve Tribal health management capabilities. The TMG Program provides competitive grants to T/TOs to establish goals and performance measures for current health programs, assess current management capacity to determine if new components are appropriate, analyze programs to determine if a T/TO's management is practicable, and develop infrastructure systems to manage or organize PFSAs.

TMGs are available to T/TOs for the following:

  1. Obtaining technical assistance from providers designated by the T/TOs (including T/TOs that operate mature contracts) for the purposes of program planning and evaluation, including the development of any management systems necessary for contract management, and the development of cost allocation plans for indirect cost rates.
  2. Planning, designing, monitoring, and evaluating Federal programs serving T/TOs, including Federal administrative functions.

The application deadline is Monday, March 6, 2023. To learn more and apply, visit the Indian Health Service's TMG program webpage.

FY 2023 AmeriCorps Seniors Native Nations and Indigenous Elders Senior Demonstration Program

AmeriCorps improves lives, strengthens communities, and fosters civic engagement through service and volunteering. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities and those serving.

AmeriCorps Seniors is publishing this funding notice for the purpose of creating the “FY 2023 AmeriCorps Seniors Native Nations and Indigenous Elders Senior Demonstration Program” to invest in projects focused on underserved Indigenous and Native communities, advancing opportunities for older adults to make an impact, through their time and experience. Applicants must demonstrate how they will engage adults ages 55 and older to address one or more of the Native Nations & Indigenous Elders SDP priorities. 

The application deadline is Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at 3 p.m. PT. To learn more and apply, visit the program grant webpage

Drug-Free Communities Support Program

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grant - The purpose of the DFC Program is to establish and strengthen collaboration to support the efforts of coalitions working to prevent youth substance use. Community coalitions interested in applying to the DFC Program should review this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO):  New Coalitions (applying for DFC Years 1-5).  For coalitions applying for DFC Years 6-10, review the Competing Continuations NOFO.

All applicants interested in this funding opportunity are strongly encouraged to attend the upcoming DFC Applicant Workshop Webinars:

  • 2023 DFC NOFO (Year 1 Applicants): February 8, 2023, from 11:00am-1:00pm. RSVP now.
  • 2023 DFC NOFO (Year 6 Applicants): February 9, 2023, from 11:00am-1:00pm. RSVP now.

Interested applicants may find additional information on this page:  

DBHR provides some application support to coalitions in Washington that are applying.  For more information, contact  Applications due:  April 11, 2023.