Funding Opportunities

This guide provides information for foundations, federal entities, and state entities that have grant funding solutions for HC ARC related focus areas. 

Please notify Program Administrator Meagan Gosney if your organization plans to apply for any of these solicitations. Notification of application assists HC ARC with county-wide coordination, prevention of duplication of resources, and HC ARC can assist with application components, if needed.




Federal



Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis
Award Amount $1,800,000 (Due October 13, 2022)
The purpose of Project AWARE is to develop a sustainable infrastructure for school-based mental health programs and services. Grant recipients are expected to build collaborative partnerships with the State Education Agency (SEA), Local Education Agency (LEA), Tribal Education Agency (TEA), the State Mental Health Agency (SMHA), community-based providers of behavioral health care services, school personnel, community organizations, families, and school-aged youth. Grant recipients will leverage their partnerships to implement mental health related promotion, awareness, prevention, intervention, and resilience activities to ensure that students have access and are connected to appropriate and effective behavioral health services. SAMHSA expects that this program will promote the healthy social and emotional development of school-aged youth and prevent youth violence in school settings.

Community-Driven Responses to Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose Mortality
This RFP will focus on supporting CBOs’ capacity to address OUD and overdose mortality through work such as organizational strengthening, skills development, and community partnerships. FORE will provide support for explorations of strategic partnerships and capacity building requests that lead to greater capacity for, improved productivity of, and expected sustainability of OUD mitigation initiatives. Funding is for specific activities or projects designed to strengthen an organization’s operations, leadership, technology, programmatic, and administrative capacity to achieve sustainable OUD mitigation initiatives. Applicants will advocate for what they need to be successful and the results they aim to achieve. 

Applicants may apply for a grant of 
up to $75,000 a year for up to two years. All applications must be submitted through our grants management system by 11:59 pm EST on October 21, 2022.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Grants for Expansion and Sustainability of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances (System of Care SOC Expansion and Sustainability Grants)

Estimated Post Date: December 30, 2022

Estimated Total Program Funding: $36,350,333

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to provide resources to improve the mental health outcomes for children and youth, birth through age 21, with serious emotional disturbances, and their families. This program supports the implementation, expansion, and integration of the System of Care approach by creating sustainable infrastructure and services that are required as part of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and their Families Program (also known as the Children’s Mental Health Initiative or CMHI).

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited States and territories, governmental units within political sub-divisions of states, and federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and tribal organizations (as defined in section 4(b) and section 4(c) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act).

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Community Programs for Outreach and Intervention with Youth and Young Adults at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis

Estimated Post Date: Dec 30, 2022

Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,971,681

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to identify, prevent, intervene, and/or lessen the impact of psychotic disorders in youth and young adults, not more than 25 years old, who are at clinical high risk for psychosis and provide evidence-based interventions in a trauma-informed manner to prevent the onset of psychosis. It is expected that this program will: (1) improve symptomatic and behavioral functioning; (2) enable youth and young adults to resume age-appropriate social, academic, and/or vocational activities; (3) delay or prevent the onset of psychosis; and (4) minimize the duration of untreated psychosis for those who develop psychotic symptoms; and (5) reduce the occurrence of psychotic disorders in youth and young adults.

 Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited States and territories, governmental units within political sub-divisions of states, and federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and tribal organizations (as defined in section 4(b) and section 4(c) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act).


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Medication-Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction Grant Program
Estimated Post Date:
Dec 30, 2022

Estimated Total Program Funding: $9,700,000

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to provide resource to help expand/enhance access to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD). It is expected that this program will help to 1) increase the number of individuals with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) receiving MOUD; and 2) decrease illicit opioid use and prescription opioid misuse.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act (STOP Act) Grant Program

Estimated Post Date: Dec 30, 2022

Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,067,204

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to prevent and reduce alcohol use among youth and young adults ages 12-20 in communities throughout the United States. The program aims to: (1) address norms regarding alcohol use by youth, (2) reduce opportunities for underage drinking, (3) create changes in underage drinking enforcement efforts, (4) address penalties for underage use, and/or (5) reduce negative consequences associated with underage drinking (e.g., motor vehicle crashes, sexual assaults). In addition, applicants will build on strategic plans that were developed under a DFC grant.

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited to domestic public and private nonprofit entities that are current or former Drug Free Communities (DFC) Support Program recipients.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts (SAMHSA Treatment Drug Courts)

Estimated Post Date: Dec 30, 2022

Estimated Total Program Funding: $31,200,000

Description: The purpose of this program is to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery support services in existing drug courts. The program recognizes the need for treatment instead of incarceration for individuals with SUDs.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Services Grant Program for Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Estimated Post Date: Dec 30, 2022

Estimated Total Program Funding: $9,000,000

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA grant program is to provide comprehensive substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services, recovery support services, and harm reduction interventions to pregnant and postpartum women across a continuum of specialty SUD residential and outpatient levels of care, based on comprehensive, individualized screenings and assessments that inform treatment planning and service delivery in a continuous care model. Using a holistic approach, grant funds also support required activities for minor children and partners of the women, and other extended family members of the women and children, as requested by the women. Fundamental to this program is ensuring access to services for low-income women, including providing these services in locations accessible to low-income women.

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited to public and nonprofit private entities.

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Minority AIDS Initiative: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for HIV/AIDS

Estimated Post Date: Dec 30, 2022

Estimated Total Program Funding: $18,500,000

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to increase engagement in care for racial and ethnic underrepresented individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD) who are at risk for or are living with HIV/AIDS and receive HIV/AIDS services/treatment.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Mental Health Awareness Training Grants
Estimated Post Date:
Dec 30, 2022

Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,111,462

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to: (1) train individuals (e.g., school personnel, emergency first responders, law enforcement, veterans, armed services members and their families) to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental disorders, particularly serious mental illness (SMI) and/or serious emotional disturbances (SED); (2) establish linkages with school- and/or community-based mental health agencies to refer individuals with the signs or symptoms of mental illness to appropriate services; (3) train emergency services personnel, law enforcement, fire department personnel, veterans, and others to identify persons with a mental disorder and employ crisis de-escalation techniques; and (4) educate individuals about resources that are available in the community for individuals with a mental disorder. It is expected that this program will prepare and train others on how to appropriately and safely respond to individuals with mental disorders, particularly individuals with SMI and/or SED.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) Program

Estimated Post Date: Dec 30, 2022

Estimated Total Program Funding: $18,155,663

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to develop a sustainable infrastructure for school-based mental health programs and services. It is expected that the recipient will build a collaborative partnership that includes the State Education Agency (SEA), the Local Education Agency (LEA), the State Mental Health Agency (SMHA), community-based providers of behavioral health care services, school personnel, community organizations, families, and school-aged youth. Based on a public health model, this partnership will implement mental health related promotion, awareness, prevention, intervention and resilience activities to ensure that students have access and are connected to appropriate and effective behavioral health services. SAMHSA expects that this program will promote the healthy social and emotional development of school-aged youth and prevent youth violence in school settings.

Eligibility: Eligible entities are States; political subdivisions of States (e.g., county, LEA); Indian tribes or tribal organizations (as defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other domestic public or private nonprofit entities).


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Support Services Act Grant

Estimated Post Date: Dec 30, 2022

Estimated Total Program Funding: $10,900,000

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to provide resources to first responders and members of other key community sectors at the state, tribal, and other government levels to train, carry and administer Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) approved drugs and devices for emergency reversal of known or suspected opioid overdose. Recipients will be expected to establish processes, protocols, and mechanisms for: (1) referral to appropriate treatment and recovery support services support services, and (2) safety around fentanyl, carfentanil, and other dangerous licit and illicit drugs.

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited to States, local governmental entities, and Indian tribes and tribal organizations.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative – Category III, Community Treatment and Services (CTS) Centers

Estimated Post Date: Dec 30, 2022

Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,966,940

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to provide and increase access to effective trauma-focused treatment and services systems in communities for children and adolescents, and their families who experience traumatic events throughout the nation.

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited to domestic public or private nonprofit entities.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Law Enforcement and Behavioral Health Partnerships for Early Diversion
Estimated Post Date:
Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,890,177

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to establish or expand programs that divert adults with a serious mental illness or a co-occurring disorder from the criminal justice system to community-based services prior to arrest and booking.  

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited to states; political subdivisions of states; and Indian tribes and tribal organizations as defined in Section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, acting directly or through agreements with other public and private non-profit entities, or a health facility or program operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Addiction Technology Transfer Centers Cooperative Agreement

Estimated Post Date: Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $8,600,000

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to develop and strengthen the specialized behavioral healthcare and primary healthcare workforce that provides substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery support services. This is done by accelerating the adoption and implementation of evidence-based and promising SUD treatment and recovery-oriented practices and services; heightening the awareness, knowledge, and skills of the workforce that addresses the needs of people with substance use or other co-occurring health disorders; and fostering regional and national alliances among culturally diverse practitioners, researchers, policy makers, funders, and the recovery community.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Improving Access to Overdose Treatment (OD Treatment Access)

Estimated Post Date: Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,000,000

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to expand access to naloxone and other Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved overdose reversal medications for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. The recipients will partner with other prescribers at the community level to implement trainings on policies, procedures, and models of care for prescribing, co-prescribing, and expanding access to naloxone and other FDA-approved overdose reversal medications to the specified population of focus (i.e., rural or urban).

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited to FQHCs (as defined in section 1861(aa) of the Social Security Act), opioid treatment programs as defined under part 8 of title 42, Code of Federal Regulations, and practitioners dispensing narcotic drugs pursuant to section 303(g) of the Controlled Substances Act.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women
Estimated Post Date:
Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,500,000

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to enhance flexibility in the use of funds designed to (1) support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women with a primary diagnosis of substance use disorder, emphasizing the treatment of opioid use disorders (OUD); (2) help state substance use agencies address the continuum of care, including services provided to pregnant and postpartum women in non-residential-based settings; and (3) promote a coordinated, effective and efficient state system managed by state substance use agencies by encouraging new approaches and models to service delivery.

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited to Single State Agencies (SSAs) for Substance Use.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Emergency Department Alternatives to Opioids Demonstration Program (ED-ALT)

Estimated Post Date: Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,500,000

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to develop and implement alternatives to opioids for pain management in hospitals and emergency department (ED) settings.

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited to domestic nonprofit hospitals and emergency departments, including free standing emergency departments.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care Program

Estimated Post Date: Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $24,920,353

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to: (1) promote full integration and collaboration in clinical practice between primary and behavioral healthcare; (2) support the improvement of integrated care models for primary care and behavioral health care to improve the overall wellness and physical health status of adults with a serious mental illness or children with a serious emotional disturbance; and (3) promote and offer integrated care services related to screening, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental and substance use disorders, and co-occurring physical health conditions and chronic diseases.

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited to a State or other appropriate State agency (e.g., state mental health authority, the single state agency (SSA) for substance abuse services, the State Medicaid agency, or the state health department) in collaboration with one or more qualified community programs, as described in section 1913(b)(1) of the PHS Act as amended; or one or more community health centers as described in section 330 of the PHS Act, as amended (e.g., community health centers, health care for the homeless, public housing health centers, and migratory and seasonal agricultural workers health centers).


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Treatment for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness, Serious Emotional Disturbance or Co-Occurring Disorders Experiencing Homelessness Program

Estimated Post Date: Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $13,103,823

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to support the development and/or expansion of the local implementation of an infrastructure that integrates behavioral health treatment and recovery support services for individuals, youth, and families with a serious mental illness [SMI], serious emotional disturbance [SED], or co-occurring disorder (i.e., a SMI and substance use disorder [SUD] or a SED and SUD) who are experiencing homelessness. 

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Minority Fellowship Program

Estimated Post Date: Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $6,777,076

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to: (1) increase the knowledge of mental and/or substance use disorder behavioral health professionals on issues related to prevention, treatment, and recovery support for individuals who are from racial and ethnic minority populations and have a mental or substance use disorder; (2) improve the quality of mental and substance use disorder prevention and treatment services delivered to racial and ethnic minority populations; and (3) increase the number of culturally competent mental and substance use disorders professionals who teach, administer services, conduct research, and provide direct mental and/or substance use disorder services to racial and ethnic minority populations. It is expected that MFP will reduce behavioral health disparities and improve health care outcomes for racial and ethnic minority populations.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Transforming Lives Through Supported Employment Program

Estimated Post Date: Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,206,694

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to support state and community efforts to refine, implement, and sustain evidence-based supported employment programs and mutually compatible and supportive evidence-based practices (e.g., supported education) for transition-aged youth/young adults (ages 16-25) with serious emotional disturbance (SED), and adults with serious mental illness (SMI) or co-occurring mental and substance use disorders (COD). SAMHSA expects that this program will increase state and community capacity to implement and sustain Supported Employment Program models and integrated supports to improve competitive employment outcomes for individuals with SED, SMI, or COD.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Grants to Implement Zero Suicide in Health Systems

Estimated Post Date: Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $8,605,317

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to implement suicide prevention and intervention programs for individuals who are 25 years of age or older. This program is designed to raise awareness of suicide, establish referral processes, and improve care and outcomes for such individuals who are at risk for suicide. Recipients will implement the Zero Suicide model throughout their health system.

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited to States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. Territories health agencies with mental and/or behavioral health functions; an Indian tribe or tribal organization (the term ‘Indian tribe’ and ’tribal organization’ as defined in Section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act); community-based primary care or behavioral health care organizations; emergency departments; local public health agencies.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Healthy Transitions: Improving Life Trajectories for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Disorders Program

Estimated Post Date: Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $8,601,709

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to improve access to treatment and support services for youth and young adults, ages 16-25, who have a serious emotional disturbance or a serious mental illness. It is expected that this program will improve emotional and behavioral health functioning so that this population of youth and young adults can maximize their potential to assume adult roles and responsibilities and lead full and productive lives.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Grant Program

Estimated Post Date: Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,781,521

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to establish or expand and maintain ACT programs for individuals with a serious mental illness. SAMHSA expects this program will improve behavioral health outcomes for individuals by reducing rates of hospitalization, mortality, substance use, homelessness, and involvement with the criminal justice system.

Eligibility: Eligibility is statutorily limited to states, political subdivisions of states (e.g., counties, cities), Indian tribes or tribal organizations (as defined in Section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act), mental health systems, health care facilities, and entities that serve individuals with serious mental illness who experience homelessness or are justice-involved.


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminis Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health Grant Program (Project LAUNCH)

Estimated Post Date: Jan 30, 2023

Estimated Total Program Funding: $8,614,625

Description: The purpose of this SAMHSA 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. It is expected that this program will provide local communities or tribes the opportunity to disseminate effective and innovative early childhood mental health practices and services, ultimately leading to better outcomes for young children and their families.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.




State

There are no active state solicitations at this time. Please check this page at a later date. 



Foundation and local 

Overdose Response Box Community Program – Due December 9, 2022; A total of $50,000 has been designated for this effort in 2022.
Applicants may request funding to support UP TO five boxes at a time. Funding for each box requested will be $500. (This should support the cost and shipment of the overdose response box, several doses of Narcan or naloxone, and funds towards some staff time to install and monitor the box.) If funds allow, applicants may have an opportunity to re-apply for support after the initial boxes have been installed. The program will be available until funds are depleted or Dec. 9, 2022; whichever comes sooner.  



Aware of a funding opportunity you do not see listed on the website? Please send it to Program Administrator Meagan Gosney