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At-Home Drug Disposal Funding Sources

Grants and opioid settlements can provide critical funding for prevention efforts, but understanding how to secure these funds can be an intimidating process.

Below, you’ll find links to funding sources that other organizations have had success in using to purchase and distribute evidence-based prevention solutions like the Deterra® Drug Deactivation and Disposal System.

This funding page will be updated regularly as additional funding opportunities are released throughout the year. Check this page periodically for updates and join our email list to receive an email alert when a new grant opportunity is posted.

The funding opportunities listed below are not an exhaustive list and funding is not guaranteed to be available.

Open Funding Opportunities

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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Opioid Settlement Funds

$26 billion from multidistrict litigation (MDL) settlement funds will be allocated to all 50 states at the state and county levels. In addition to the MDL funds, there are two other settlements that impact multiple states:

  • McKinsey Legislation: $529 million will be allocated to 45 states and distributed by state Attorneys General based on the abatement plan.
  • Purdue Pharma Legislation: $2 billion will be distributed to 15 states and allocated by the state Attorney General based on the settlement’s abatement plan.

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FOUNDATIONS & CORPORATIONS

Note: Grant applications for some foundations and corporations is by invitation only. There are also foundations dedicated to urgent needs of each local community across the United States. You can find these local funding opportunities by identifying Community Foundations here.

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AmerisourceBergen Foundation

Deadline: Invitation Only

Eligibility: Grant programs at the AmerisourceBergen Foundation are all invitation-only.

Overview: The AmerisourceBergen Foundation collaborates with organizations to implement projects with the common objective of providing everyone, both humans and animals, with a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible. Specific areas funded includes prescription drug safety to combat misuse in the U.S. through safe disposal and innovative solutions.

Award Range: up to $100,000

Number of Expected Awards: unknown

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CVS HEALTH FOUNDATION

Deadline: Community Grant is by invitation only

Eligibility: Organizations must be invited to participate in the grant process, and are required to provide services in at least one of the following areas:

  • Access to health care for underserved populations
  • Chronic disease management programs
  • Tobacco cessation and prevention services

Overview: Giving strategy supports organizations and initiatives dedicated to:

  • Ensuring patient safety
  • Supporting those with chronic disease
  • Meeting the needs of an aging population
  • Promoting medication adherence
  • Facilitating accessible, affordable care
  • Combating prescription drug abuse

Number of Expected Awards: unknown

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PAST FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Some of the past opportunities listed below are likely to be released for future fiscal year funding. Review the past funding opportunity solicitation to learn more about the grant program and application requirements. Note: there may be changes in the requirements when the new funding opportunity for a grant program is released.

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American Rescue Plan Fiscal Recovery Funds

The American Rescue Plan will deliver $350 billion for eligible state, local, territorial and tribal governments to respond to the Covid-19 emergency. Funds can address systemic public health and economic challenges that have contributed to the unequal impact of the pandemic. This includes:

  • Areas that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 which include drug overdoses.
  • Mental health treatment, substance misuse treatment, other behavioral health services, hotlines or warmlines, crisis intervention, overdose prevention.

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BJA Comprehensive Secure & Responsible Drug Disposal Program

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Comprehensive Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Program supports state, local and tribal drug disposal and take-back efforts. Grantees will be awarded up to $100,000 each to purchase drug take-back/storage and disposal equipment, including drop boxes and disposal pouches. State agencies and departments, units of local government or local agencies, and federally recognized Indian tribal entities are eligible to apply.

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SAMHSA State Opioid Response Grants

The purpose of this program is to address the opioid overdose crisis by providing resources to states and territories for increasing access to FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (MOUD), and for supporting the continuum of prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery support services for opioid use disorder (OUD) and other concurrent substance use disorders. The SOR program also supports the continuum of care for stimulant misuse and use disorders, including for cocaine and methamphetamine. The SOR program aims to help reduce unmet treatment needs and opioid-related overdose deaths across America. Eligibility was limited to Single State Agencies and territories.

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SAMHSA Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Grants

The purpose of the TOR program is to assist in addressing the overdose crisis in Tribal communities by increasing access to FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (MOUD), and supporting the continuum of prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery support services for opioid use disorder (OUD) and co-occurring substance use disorders. The TOR program also supports the full continuum of prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery support services for stimulant misuse and use disorders, including for cocaine and methamphetamine. Eligibility is limited to federally recognized American Indian or Alaska Native Tribe or tribal organizations. Tribes and tribal organizations may apply individually, as a consortium, or in partnership with an Urban Indian Organizations.

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SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework for Prescription Drugs

The purpose of the SPF Rx grant program is to provide resources to help prevent and address prescription drug misuse within a State or locality. The program is designed to raise awareness about the dangers of sharing medications as well as the risks of fake or counterfeit pills purchased over social media or other unknown sources, and work with pharmaceutical and medical communities on the risks of overprescribing. Whether addressed at the state level or by an informed community-based organization, the SPF Rx program will raise community awareness and bring prescription substance misuse prevention activities and education to schools, communities, parents, prescribers, and their patients. In addition, grant recipients will be required to track reductions in opioid related overdoses and incorporate relevant prescription and overdose data into strategic planning and future programming. Eligible applicants were domestic public and private non-profit entities.

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SAMHSA Harm Reduction Program Grant

The purpose of the program is to support community-based overdose prevention programs, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services. Funding will be used to enhance overdose and other types of prevention activities to help control the spread of infectious diseases and the consequences of such diseases for individuals with, or at risk of developing substance use disorders (SUD), support distribution of FDA-approved overdose reversal medication to individuals at risk of overdose, build connections for individuals at risk for, or with, a SUD to overdose education, counseling, and health education, refer individuals to treatment for infectious diseases such as HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIS), and viral hepatitis, and encourage such individuals to take steps to reduce the negative personal and public health impacts of substance use or misuse. This will include supporting capacity development to strengthen harm reduction programs as part of the continuum of care. recipients will also establish processes, protocols, and mechanisms for referral to appropriate treatment and recovery support services. Grantees will also provide overdose prevention education to their target populations regarding the consumption of substances including but not limited to opioids and their synthetic analogs. Funds may also be used to purchase equipment and supplies to enhance harm reduction efforts, such as medication disposal kits. Eligible applicants were States; local, Tribal, and territorial governments; Tribal organizations; non-profit community-based organizations; and primary and behavioral health organizations.

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HRSA Rural Communities Opioid Response

Deadline: 1/19/2023

Eligibility: All domestic public or private, non-profit, or for-profit entities, including community-based organizations, federally recognized tribes, tribal organizations, state, local and territorial governments, and institutions of higher education.

Geographic Focus: Rural-designated areas- Delivery of all services supported by RCORP-Overdose Response program must exclusively occur in HRSA-designated rural counties and rural census tracts, as defined by the Rural Health Grants Eligibility Analyzer. Within partially rural counties, services supported by this award may only be delivered within HRSA-designated rural census tracts, except as noted below. If applicants do not clearly describe an exclusively rural service area and/or list any non-HRSA-designated rural counties and census tracts, the application will be deemed non-responsive.

Overview: The purpose of this program is to support immediate responses to the overdose crisis in rural areas through improving access, to, capacity for, and sustainability of prevention, treatment, and recovery services for substance use disorder (SUD). Over the course of a one-year period of performance, RCORP-Overdose Response recipients will address immediate needs in rural areas through improving access to, capacity for, and sustainability of prevention, treatment and recovery services for substance use disorder (SUD).

Number of Expected Awards: 40

Award Range: Up to $300,000 per award

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New Deterra Grant Guide

To help you navigate the world of grant opportunities, we’ve put together a free guide with practical tips on how to secure funds for evidence-based prevention solutions like Deterra.

The new expanded edition of the Deterra Grant Guide is now available!

In this updated guide, you’ll find:

  • Examples and evidence to support your grant application
  • Key sources of public and private funding
  • Detailed examples of essential application pieces, including budgets and logic models
  • In-depth steps for crafting your proposal and making the case for at-home drug deactivation and disposal
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