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Funding Opportunities: Substance Abuse Services for Underserved Communities

Thursday, March 7, 2019


Below are two funding announcements for the provision of substance abuse services targeting minority/underserved populations. Both announcement are from the HHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Funding Announcements 

  • TI-19-007 - Targeted Capacity Expansion: Special Projects:
    The TCE program aims to address an unmet need or underserved population by enabling a community to identify the specific need or population it wishes to address through the provision of evidence-based substance use disorder treatment and/or recovery support services.
    This may be a specific underserved population (e.g., LGBT, individuals using methamphetamine or other stimulants; individuals living in rural areas; individuals who misuse alcohol).
    Applicants may also choose to expand/enhance a specific area of focus (e.g., expansion of telehealth, expansion of peer recovery support services).  SAMHSA expects to fund 22 awards at $375,000 per year for a 3-year grant period. Applications due March 25, 2019.
  • TI-19-008 - FY 2019 Minority AIDS Initiative - Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High-Risk for HIV/AIDS:
    This funding program seeks to increase engagement in care for racial and ethnic minority individuals with substance use disorders (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD) who are at risk for HIV or are HIV positive that receive HIV services/treatment. SAMHSA expects to fund 24 grants at $500,000 per year for a 5-year grant period. Applications due April 22, 2019.
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