What's Happening?

Across the country so many are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of children, youth and families impacted by substance use. We want to recognize these efforts, share in the accomplishments being realized and keep you in the know regarding what’s happening! Here you will find information about events that have recently occurred or are planned, shared successes and newsworthy content that both informs your work and inspires innovation and celebration as the work to build capacity to improve the life condition of youth and families across the country evolves.

Monday, August 1, 2022
Cooperative agreements that provide planning resources to tribes interested in participating in the Tribal Self-Governance Program (TSGP), which gives tribes the authority to manage and tailor healthcare programs in a manner that best fits the needs of their communities.
Monday, August 1, 2022
Collaborative training for free e-learning for individuals involved in law enforcement.
Monday, August 1, 2022
Grants to support innovative projects that address current issues and challenges faced by rural communities in Iowa. Focus areas include leadership, housing and other development solutions, and broadband.
Monday, August 1, 2022
Grants available through Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina to support healthier South Carolinians and increase access to healthcare for economically disadvantaged.
Monday, August 1, 2022
Funding through the Indian Health Service to support a cooperative agreement for Youth Regional Treatment Center Aftercare Programs.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Funding for organizations working to improve access to coverage and care for low-income populations in California or to organizations serving residents of California.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Grants for nonprofit organizations in Colorado and Wyoming working in the areas of aging, drug and alcohol addiction, amateur sports, youth development, disabilities, homelessness, and education.
Monday, July 25, 2022
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Small Grants Program awards funding to nonprofit organizations in the Weinberg Foundation service area that provide direct services for poor and vulnerable populations. Grants may be used for operating, program, or capital expenses. Funding areas including health, housing, jobs, and education, The Weinberg Foundation serves rural communities surrounding Baltimore, Chicago, Hawaii, New York City, Northeastern Pennsylvania, and San Francisco. Funding may be up to $50,000 for 2 years. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Funding available to implement a youth violence prevention strategy targeting middle and high school age youth and/or those youth having multiple risk factors for violence.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Grants to support community-based child health projects that improve the health of mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and families in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Funding to establish or expand full-service community schools, which are designed to improve the coordination, integration, accessibility, and effectiveness of services for children and families, with a priority given to high poverty rural schools.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Grants to nonprofits and other eligible organizations for projects in Texas that support children in rural areas, individuals impacted by substance abuse, residents of the Palacios area, and the coastal Texas environment with focus on children in rural areas and those affected by substance abuse. Application deadline is September 9, 2022.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Workshops to help American Indian and Alaska Native students navigate the medical or other professional school application process, strengthen their applications, and expand their professional networks. The goal of the program is to promote health by increasing the number of AI/AN healthcare employees.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Provides funds for organizations to support health related programs that strengthen regional and rural communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The Medica Foundation is focused on promoting systemic improvements in health outcomes. Proposals from organizations exhibiting trauma-sensitive practices and using a strengths-based approach to care are preferred. Areas of focus include behavioral health, early childhood health, rural health, strategic initiatives, Priority will be given to programs that support community-led initiatives, share a high likelihood of...
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Housing Grant Program awards funds to organizations working to assist in the development or improvement of housing for low-income people.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Grants for organizations to provide planning and implementation technical assistance to rural communities to foster placemaking
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Grants to establish School Based Health Centers to deliver or expand access to integrated medical and behavioral health services to students in middle and/or high schools in Maine.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
This certificate course brings together a small cohort of leaders from human services, child welfare, behavioral/mental health, law enforcement/corrections, health care, education, and more, from both the private and public sectors. The cohort size is limited to 20 to ensure an engaged learning community. Participants will learn what a trauma-effective organization looks like and how to define, measure, and recognize well-being; new trauma-effective leadership techniques based on an emerging understanding of the importance of both physical and psychological safety; new trauma-effective...
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Foundational level information about treatment models and engagement strategies that support individuals who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness who have serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, substance use disorders, or co-occurring disorders.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
The purpose of the Promise Neighborhood program is to significantly improve the academic and developmental outcomes of children and youth living in the most distressed communities of the United States
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
A course for certified healthcare providers only to learn the signs of neglect, physical, and sexual child abuse to identify a child victim and understand your responsibility as a healthcare professional and mandated reporter.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Grants for programs in Alabama with a focus on underserved communities, rural areas, and populations experiencing economic disadvantages.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
The Rural Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance Program helps rural communities enhance economic growth and development by improving transportation services.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Grants for projects in Oregon that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion for marginalized communities.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
The purpose of the funds is to increase access to mental health services and provide services to those who might otherwise not have access within the State of Montana.
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
The purpose of this policy brief is to highlight the rising need for accessible mental health care among the rural youth population residing in central Virginia (VA).
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
This Funding Opportunity Announcement encourages research to better understand the role of social connectedness and/or loneliness in prevention, treatment and recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs).
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Program for South Dakota health care professionals to precept with other health care professionals in rural South Dakota.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
A 1-year fellowship program that trains and mobilizes leaders to work in rural and under-resourced communities to coordinate broadband development and digital inclusion.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
The forthcoming Targeted PCORI Funding Announcement (PFA) offering up to $63 million for research conducted by partnerships between clinical research teams and community organizations on how best to address disparities in maternal health outcomes
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2021 provides the most recent national indicators on school crime and safety.
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Funding for the development and testing of a new or innovative approach to improving community safety and trust that is an alternative to traditional enforcement mechanisms for neighborhoods experiencing high rates of less serious and low-level criminal offenses.
Thursday, June 30, 2022
The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to states and units of local government.
Thursday, June 30, 2022
This program seeks to enhance or implement clinical services and other evidence-based responses to improve reentry, reduce recidivism, and address the treatment and recovery needs of people with mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders who are currently involved in the criminal justice system or were formerly involved.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Playbook to help mental health and substance use disorder providers articulate the need for operational readiness for 988 and prepar for the 988 transition.
Monday, June 27, 2022
Funding for registered Continuum of Care communities to implement coordinated approaches to reduce the prevalence of unsheltered homelessness.
Monday, June 27, 2022
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announces the intent to establish the Tribal Intergovernmental Advisory Committee (TIAC).
Monday, June 27, 2022
Funding for naloxone, supplies, and training for law enforcement organizations, courts, jails, correctional facilities, probation and parole, and non-EMS fire service agencies located in Virginia. In partnership with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and VACP, naloxone is being provided to first responder agencies at no-cost! Organizations eligible to receive FREE naloxone under this grant includes law enforcement agencies, non-ems fire service agencies, and corrections/jails located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Additionally, the project goals are to increase access and...
Monday, June 27, 2022
Challenge competition seeking to advance the development and testing of low-cost, scalable technical assistance solutions that can improve outcomes for patients at Federally Qualified Health Centers.
Monday, June 27, 2022
Funding to address emerging challenges that inhibit the development, use, and/or advancement of health information technology.
Monday, June 27, 2022
Notification to communities about new information surrounding the emergent benzodiazepine bromazolam use
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Arts programs for justice-involved youth to reduce juvenile delinquency, recidivism, and/or other problem and high-risk behaviors.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Multi-phase challenge seeking innovative TA solutions to enhance access to primary care and other services at HRSA-supported health center to enhance access and care coordination that improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities. This is a three-phase challenge with a total prize purse of up to $1,000,000. Application deadline August 2, 2022.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Fellowships available to develop rural health care leaders to address health disparities.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Grants for organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Funding for Rural Health Care Services Outreach, Rural Health Network Development and Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement.
Monday, June 13, 2022
PRISM (Promoting Rural Interconnections for Sexual Minorities) grant support rural LGBTQ+ organizations in MN, WI, IA, ND, SD, and The First Nations.
Monday, June 13, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) celebrates Pride Month and recognizes the health disparities of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two Spirt (LGBTQIA2S+) community.
Monday, June 13, 2022
Announcement for 2022 RCORP grant recipients.
Monday, June 13, 2022
This initiative supports states to close youth correctional facilities, assess and respond to the impact of closures on facility staff and the surrounding communities, and reinvest state and local resources to support more effective community-based services and supports for justice-involved youth and their families.