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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

Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training for Professionals
Awards funding to colleges and universities to support pre-degree internships and field placements for students pursuing careers in certain behavioral health careers. Special consideration will be given to programs that provide information and education dissemination to rural and medically underserved areas.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2014
    Sponsor: Bureau of Health Professions

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

Drug Free Communities Support Mentoring Program
The primary goal of the Mentoring grant is to assist newly forming coalitions in becoming eligible to apply for DFC funding on their own.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2014
    Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children Affected by Substance Abuse
Funding for collaborative regional partnerships that provide activities and services designed to increase the well-being, improve permanency outcomes, and enhance the safety of children and families experiencing substance use disorders.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2014
    Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families

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: Aug 12, 2014
    Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

Services in Supportive Housing Program
Grants for supportive housing programs to implement supportive services in the areas of substance abuse and mental health to help prevent or reduce chronic homelessness of individuals and families.
    Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
    Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2014
    Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

State and Regional Programs

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

Kansas Health Foundation Recognition Grants
Funding for unsolicited requests specifically targeted for grassroots groups doing innovative and meaningful work that fits within the foundation's mission to improve the health of all Kansans.
    Geographic Coverage: Kansas
    Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2014
    Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation

Tom and Frances Leach Foundation, Inc.
Supports endeavors to include the arts and humanities, education, human services, medical sciences and health, and the social sciences.
    Geographic Coverage: Giving primarily in ND, particularly in Bismarck and Mandan, and the upper Midwest.
    Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2014

WellPoint Foundation Grants
Supports health and wellness programs.
    Geographic Coverage: Operates in 25 states
    Application Deadline: May 9, 2014
    Sponsor: WellPoint Foundation

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