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Funding & Opportunities by Topic: Substance abuse

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RAC for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information. You can also browse a list of inactive funding programs.

National Programs

BNSF Railway Foundation
Offers grants to organizations that operate near a BNSF railway line. Among others, priority areas include health and human service organizations, programs that address chemical dependency treatment and prevention, spouse and child abuse, women's and children's aid, transitional shelters, hospitals, medical programs, and youth development programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Foundation
Christopher D. Smithers Foundation Grants
Provides funding to alcoholism prevention and education programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Christopher D. Smithers Foundation
Minority Medical Student Summer Externship in Addiction Psychiatry
Offers a clinical shadowing program to minority medical students who have an interest in services related to substance abuse treatment and prevention in underserved areas. Externship sites will be located in rural or inner-city sites.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 11, 2015
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Research on Children in Military Families: The Impact of Parental Military Deployment and Reintegration on Child and Family Functioning
Funds to encourage conferences and meetings to examine questions relating to the impact of parental military deployment, combat-related stress, and military reintegration.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2015
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health
Veronica Awards
Recognizes outstanding direct service workers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 26, 2014
Sponsor: Superstar Foundation

State and Regional Programs

Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants
Awards grants to organizations working in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the areas of health, human services, education, economic development, and community development.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Daniels Fund Grants
Offers grants to nonprofit organizations working in the areas of aging, alcoholism and substance abuse, amateur sports, youth development, disabilities, homelessness, and education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico, Utah, Colorado and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Daniels Fund
Gates Family Foundation Capital Grants
Provides support for building purchase, construction, expansion, renovation, and/or land acquisition for Colorado organizations working in the areas of arts and culture; education; well-being of children, youth, and families; parks and recreation; and community development.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Gates Family Foundation
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Health Care Division
Grants for organizations that serve financially needy residents of North Carolina and work in the areas of primary care, prevention, diabetes, mental health, and substance abuse.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 10, 2015
Sponsor: Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Oregon Community Grant Program
Offers grants to programs in Oregon that address health and well-being of vulnerable populations; educational opportunities and achievement; arts and culture; or community livability, environment, and citizen engagement.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Community Foundation

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