APPLY NOW! The Rural Communities Opioid Response Funding Opportunity!

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Health Resources and Services Administration
June 15, 2018

The Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) has released the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the new Rural Communities Opioid Response (Planning) (RCORP) initiative for FY 18. HRSA plans to award approximately 75 grants to rural communities as part of this funding opportunity.

All eligible high risk rural communities are encouraged to apply.

You can review the funding opportunity at:

Successful awardees will receive up to $200,000 for one year to develop plans to implement opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery interventions designed to reduce opioid overdoses among rural populations.

All domestic public and private entities, nonprofit and for-profitare eligible to apply and all services must be provided in high risk rural communities.

The lead applicant must be part of a group including at least three other partners that have committed to forming a consortium or are part of an established consortium.

This initiative is part of a multi-year Rural Communities Opioid Response initiative by HRSA aimed at supporting treatment for and prevention of substance use disorder.

Again, please visit and to review the Notice of Funding Opportunity and apply. For more information please contact Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Date Last Reviewed:  June 2018