NACCHO Announces Substance Use Grant Opportunity

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Center for Injury Control and Prevention (NCIPC), recently announced a funding opportunity for local health departments. The opportunity will award up to five counties or cities to implement interventions to assess and respond to substance use-related stigma within their communities.

Awardees will work with NACCHO, CDC, and subject matter experts to deploy a substance use-related stigma assessment, analyze collected data, and implement a communication, education, or training campaign. Applicants may request up to $220,000.

An information webinar on the opportunity will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2022, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PT. Registration is available here.

Applications are due on March 21, 2022. Additional information on the funding opportunity is available here.