Telehealth Grant Support

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We've compiled an overview of grant portals and upcoming telehealth grant opportunities

SAMHSA Grant Opportunities

Under the Department of Health & Human Services, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  

First Responders Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Support Services Act Grant

The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to provide resources to first responders and members of other key community sectors at the state, tribal, and other government levels to train, carry and administer Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) approved drugs and devices for emergency reversal of known or suspected overdose. Recipients will be expected to establish processes, protocols, and mechanisms for: (1) referral to appropriate treatment and recovery support services...(to continue reading, click here). 

  • Eligible Applicants:
  • Eligibility is statutorily limited to States, local governmental entities, and Indian tribes and tribal organizations
  • Anticipated Funding: $10,900,000
  • Estimated post date: December 30, 2022

Telehealth grant funding

Mental Health Awareness Training Grants

The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to: (1) train individuals (e.g., school personnel, emergency first responders, law enforcement, veterans, armed services members and their families) to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental disorders, particularly serious mental illness (SMI) and/or serious emotional disturbances (SED); (2) establish linkages with school- and/or community-based mental health agencies to refer individuals with the signs or symptoms of mental illness to appropriate services; (3) train emergency services personnel, law enforcement, fire department personnel, veterans, and others to identify persons with a mental disorder and employ crisis de-escalation techniques; and (4) educate individuals about resources that are available in the community for individuals with a mental disorder. It is expected that this program will prepare and train others on how to appropriately and safely respond to individuals with mental disorders, particularly individuals with SMI and/or SED.

  • Eligible Applicants:
  • States and Territories, including the District of Columbia, political subdivisions of States, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.
  • Anticipated Funding: $1,111,462
  • Estimated post date: December 30, 2022

Law Enforcement and Behavioral Health Partnerships for Early Diversion

The purpose of this SAMHSA program is to establish or expand programs that divert adults with a serious mental illness or a co-occurring disorder from the criminal justice system to community-based services prior to arrest and booking.

  • Eligible Applicants: 
  • Limited to states; political subdivisions of states; and Indian tribes and tribal organizations as defined in Section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, acting directly or through agreements with other public and private non-profit entities, or a health facility or program operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service.
  • Anticipated Funding: $1,890,177
  • Estimated post date: January 30, 2023

HHS Grant Opportunities

Funding opportunities for telehealth and broadband-related programs can be found within the main grants portal, Enter "telehealth" as a keyword in the search criteria. Some upcoming grants include:

Rural Health Network Development Program

The purpose of the RHND Program is to support integrated health care networks who collaborate to achieve efficiencies; expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of basic health care services and associated health outcomes; and strengthen the rural health care system as a whole. HRSA intends for the RHND Program to address gaps in service, enhance systems of care, and expand capacity of the local rural health care system. The RHND program was created in response to the need for rural providers to address changes taking place in the health care sector in order to better serve their rural communities. Furthermore, integrated health care networks are an important component of health care service delivery and system reform.

  • Eligibility: 
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
    Small businesses
    For profit organizations other than small businesses
    City or township governments
    Special district governments
    Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
    County governments
    Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
    Private institutions of higher education
    Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
    State governments
    Independent school districts
  • Anticipated Funding: $13,200,000
  • Closing date for applications: November 22, 2022

Other Grant Opportunities

Economic Development Administration: PWEAA2020 FY 2020 EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs including CARES Act Funding

Eligible Applications include County governments, City or township governments, Special district governments, Private institutions of higher education, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, State governments, Native American tribal governments, nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS

Award Ceiling: $13,000,000
Award Floor: $100,000

USDA Telecom Programs

FY 2022 Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program - Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD is providing Capital Advance funding and project rental subsidies for the development and ongoing operation of supportive rental housing for very low-income persons, aged 62 years or older. This funding, leveraged with other financing sources, will expand affordable housing opportunities that are physically designed and that have a robust set of services that will allow seniors to live independently and age in community.

  • Eligibility:
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education; Others (see link for details)
  • Anticipated Funding: $184,600,000
  • Closing date for applications: January 25, 2023

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)

  • Civil Money Penalty Funds - A portion of CMPs collected from nursing homes are returned to the states in which CMPs are imposed. State CMP funds may be reinvested to support activities that benefit nursing home residents and that protect or improve their quality of care or quality of life.

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