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Current Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery grants

  • There are no funding opportunities at this time.

Prior funding opportunities from the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery

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Other funding opportunities

This list contains current funding opportunities related to substance abuse prevention or mental health promotion that are not from DBHR.

  • Drug-Free Communities Grant, now through Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control 

Amended NOFOs for the DFC grant were posted on March 27, 2020.

- The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll announced the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program’s Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).  Community coalitions interested in applying to the DFC Program can learn more here:

The purpose of the DFC Program is to establish and strengthen collaboration to support the efforts of coalitions working to prevent youth substance use.  DBHR provides some application support to coalitions in Washinton that are applying.  For more information, contact Ray.Horodowicz@hca.wa.govNew applications due date:  June 8, 2020.


  • Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) - Gun Violence Prevention - DCYF is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to seek qualified Contractor(s) to provide evidence–based services to youth who are at high risk to perpetrate gun violence and who reside in areas with high rates of gun violence. RFP, Sample Contract, and any attachments and amendments relating to the RFP is posted on Washington’s Electronic Business Solutions (WEBS).  WEBS can be accessed at: due June 15, 2020.  


  • The Cardinal Health Foundation Zero Suicide Collaborative Grant - The Zero Suicide Institute believes that suicide deaths for individuals under the care of health and behavioral health systems are preventable. Its framework is based on the realization that suicidal people often fall through the cracks in a fast-paced and sometimes fragmented healthcare system. A systematic approach to quality improvement in these systems is both available and necessary to save lives. Zero Suicide provides such an approach: Its implementation requires transformative change that cannot be borne solely by the practitioners providing clinical care. Zero Suicide requires a system-wide approach to improve outcomes and close care gaps. Zero Suicide Collaborative Skype Call scheduled June 2 at 1 p.m. Register for call here. Apply onlineApplication due: June 24, 2020.


  • Health Resources and Services Administration - Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning - The purpose of this funding opportunity is to strengthen and expand the capacity of rural communities to provide substance use disorder and opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery services. Application due: June 24, 2020.


  • National Indian Health Board (NIHB) - Building Tribal Provider and Patient Capacity for Addressing Opioid Misuse Prevention and Treatment - This opportunity continues NIHB’s commitment to enhance the capacity of Tribes. The funding will provide an opportunity to increase the level of programming, research, policy development, coordination, and/or communication between Tribal programs, leadership, community, and key partners involved in addressing the health consequences of the opioid epidemic. To be eligible for the capacity building project, the applicant must be an official Tribal entity or program (defined as a federally recognized Tribal government, Tribal organization, inter-Tribal consortium, or Tribal health care facilities/health systems as defined in the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, as amended). NIHB will hold a pre-application webinar on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm Eastern Time to answer questions about this RFA and application process. Register online. Apply onlineApplication due: July 3, 2020.


  • American Legion Child Welfare Foundation - Child Welfare Foundation Grant - This funding povides nonprofit organizations with a means to educate the public about the needs of children across the United States. The Foundation supports organizations that contribute to the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual welfare of children through the dissemination of information about new and innovative programs designed to benefit youth, or through the dissemination of information already possessed by well-established organizations. Grant requests should have the potential to help American children in a broad geographic area (more than one state). Apply onlineApplication due: July 15, 2020


  • West Region Emergency Medical Services & Trauma Care Council, Inc. West Region EMS Injury Prevention Grant - The West Region EMS & Trauma Care Council has funding available for injury prevention programs within the West Region (Grays Harbor, Lewis, N. Pacific, Pierce and Thurston Counties). Grant projects must address one of the leading causes of injury or death in the West Region: Suicide, poisoning (including opioid misuse), falls, motor vehicle crashes, violence, fire, drowning, or safe sleep for babies. Submit Request for Proposal (RFP) to Application due: July 20, 2020.