Opioid abuse and addition have developed to epidemic proportions in the United States.
“In 2014, more than 28,000 people died from opioid overdose, and at least half of those deaths involved a prescription opioid. Many more became addicted to prescription and illegal opioids,” reads an article on the opioid epidemic on the website of the Department of Health and Human Services.
The following recent grant opportunities highlight the range of U.S. government agencies and programs currently addressing the opioid epidemic:
Despite significant scientific advancements made in substance use disorder research over the last century, the causes and consequences of drug use in later life remain poorly understood. The intent of this funding opportunity announcement is to support innovative research that examines aspects of marijuana and prescription opioid and benzodiazepine use in adults aged 50 and older. This Funding Opportunity Announcement encourages research that examines the determinants of these types of drug use and/or characterizes the resulting neurobiological alterations, associated behaviors, and public health consequences. This initiative will focus on two distinct populations of older adults: individuals with earlier onset of drug use who are now entering this stage of adult development or individuals who initiate drug use after the age of 50.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Federal Grants Addressing the Ongoing Opioid Epidemic in the US
Which grants are people looking at? Here is a list of the top 5 most viewed grant opportunities so far in the month of March.
Continue reading #FundingFriday – Top 5 Most Viewed Grants in March 2017
Federal grant-making agencies continue to post new funding opportunities on Grants.gov. This week has brought over 60 new grants to the Search Grants tab in Grants.gov. Below are opportunities you should check out in the areas of agriculture, community development, reducing opioid addiction, and small business development.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Federal Grants for Small Business, Community Development & More
Federal agencies have posted over 50 funding opportunities on Grants.gov in the last week. Below are just a few highlights from these opportunities from NASA and USAID, as well as the Departments of Commerce, Interior, Justice, State, Health and Human Services, and more.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Over 50 Grants Posted this Week on Grants.gov
With a new year, there are also new opportunities to apply for federal grants. Federal agencies have posted over 25 opportunities so far in 2017, so here’s a sampling of the array of grants you should look into.
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) posted this discretionary grant program that provides or enhances training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation—including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older. Continue reading #FundingFriday: New Grants in the New Year
This week, nearly 100 grant opportunities have been posted to Grants.gov. Here are a few highlights from the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of the Interior.
The goal of this announcement is to select applications that can take advantage of today’s multi-petascale DOE high-performance computing (DOE HPC) systems to accelerate scientific discovery in strategically important areas of magnetic fusion energy science and address high-priority issues identified in recent community studies.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Nearly 100 Federal Grant Opportunities Posted to Grants.gov This Week
A grant forecast is a planned or projected funding opportunity from a federal agency. The agency is giving you advance notice that an opportunity is on the way. While it is not a guarantee that a grant forecast becomes an official funding opportunity announcement (FOA), it is likely.
Get an early start on your application planning for these grant forecasts from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Continue reading #FundingFriday Forecast: 4 Future Grant Opportunities from Health and Human Services
This week, we’re highlighting new and recent federal grant opportunities for which non-profit organizations are eligible.
These grants come from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of State (DOS), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and the Department of the Interior (DOI).
This HHS announcement solicits applications for the Health Center Program’s Service Area Competition (SAC). The Health Center Program supports patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that provide primary and preventive health care services to the Nation’s medically underserved. The purpose of the SAC funding opportunity is to ensure continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: 5 New Federal Grants for Non-Profit Organizations Working in the Humanities, Cultural Preservation & More
Are you looking for a grant or cooperative agreement to provide health-related services? To provide international AIDS or HIV relief? To conduct research on diabetes or kidney tissue?
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has posted a variety of grants and cooperative agreements to provide these, and other, programs related to health.
On Thursday alone, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) posted 18 opportunities related to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Over 50 Grants Related to Health Posted This Week
Nearly every week, we highlight new funding opportunities that have been posted to Grants.gov. Grants announced this week focus, among other things, on fighting Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), preventing the Zika virus, and advancing carbon storage technologies.
1) U.S. Department of State – Rule of Law Assistance in Democratic Republic of Congo – Strengthening Forensic Medicine, Law Enforcement, and Legal Capacity
Since 2009, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs programs have provided support and access to justice for survivors of Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) while increasing the capacity of civilian law enforcement, healthcare workers, and judicial actors to better document, investigate, and prosecute cases of SGBV. This grant aims to further support progress in improving the criminal justice sector’s capacity in Democratic Republic of Congo to use forensic medicine to investigate and prosecute SGBV.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: New Federal Grants from the U.S. Departments of State, Health and Human Services, Defense, Energy, and Commerce