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Current Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery funding opportunities and grants

The RFA is due March 26, 2021Apply 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 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 onlineApplication 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 - 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:
    1. 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.
    2. 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 onlineApplications 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 onlineApplications due: April 30, 2021.