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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.

DOH Funding Opportunity – Youth Cannabis & Commercial Tobacco Prevention Program (YCCTPP) 

Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has announced two Request for Funding Applications (RFA) for the Youth Cannabis & Commercial Tobacco Prevention Program. YCCTPP will provide funds to implement policy, systems, and environmental changes to address youth cannabis and commercial tobacco use in the community and/or one of the state’s priority populations. Learn more

Letter of Intent due date: January 14, 2022 by 8 a.m.
Grant application due date: ebruary 7, 2022 by 8 a.m.

SAMHSA's Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant

Application Due Date: Monday, February 14, 2022

The purpose of this program is to recruit and train EMS personnel in rural areas with a particular focus on addressing mental and substance use disorders. SAMHSA recognizes the great need for emergency services in rural areas and the critical role EMS personnel serve across the country.

SAMHSA plans to issue 27 awards of up to $200,000 per year for up to 1 year.

Harm Reduction Grant Program

SAMHSA is offering these grants to support community-based overdose prevention programs, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services. Twenty-five awards of up to $400,000 per award per year, over a three-year period, will be granted. Applications are due by Monday, February 7, 2022. Learn more.

Zero Suicide Initiative (ZSI) Funding Opportunity

This is for Tribes, Tribal organizations, Urban Indian organizations (UIOs), and IHS Federal facilities. The purpose of the ZSI funding is to improve the system of care for those at risk for suicide by implementing a comprehensive, culturally-informed, multi-setting approach to suicide prevention in Indian health systems. The application deadline is February 2, 2022Two webinars with guidance on how to apply will be offered:  December 9, 2021 at 12 p.m. PT and January 12, 2022 at 12 p.m. PT. Register for either webinar here.

The Truth Initiative Tobacco/Vape-Free College Program

Grants of up to $20,000 annually are being offered to community colleges and minority-serving institutions to advocate for, adopt, and implement a 100 percent tobacco/vape-free policy. Grantees of the program receive guidance through webinars, an in-person training, and one-on-one consultations throughout the grant period. Colleges that have smoke or tobacco-free policies that do not include e-cigarettes may still apply. To combat the vaping epidemic, Truth Initiative is offering grants up to $10,000 to minority-serving institutions and community colleges to strengthen their 100 percent smoke or tobacco-free policies by adding e-cigarettes  The deadline to apply is Thursday, January 20, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. ET. Full details about the program and information on how to apply are available on the Truth Initiative website.

Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board 

WeRNative Youth Community Service Mini-Grants - This funding opportunity is intended for American Indian and Alaska Native youth, 13-21 years old, with an adult mentor to support community service projects. Awards are up to $475. Funds can be used for just about anything: Food, participant incentives, t-shirts, contest prizes, travel expenses, and print materials - whatever you need to make your event a success. Rolling acceptance. Apply online.

American Lung Association in Washington 

Freedom From Smoking Plus - Thanks to a grant graciously provided by the Muckleshoot Tribe, the American Lung Association in Washington currently has the opportunity to distribute 25 free (normally $99.95 each) memberships for the digital tobacco cessation program, Freedom From Smoking Plus (FFS+), to Washington residents who would otherwise have difficulty accessing in-person tobacco cessation services. Please contact Sydney Boothe at for more information.