CPCA compiles information about grant and funding opportunities for California's community clinics and health centers.  Listings are updated on a regular basis and include information about funding from both public and private sources.  If you'd like to request a Letter of Support from CPCA for a grant application, please complete the Letter of Support Request Form .


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GRANT & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES


Opioid Use Disorder -- Prevention and Education in Communities of Color
The Opioid Use Disorder — Prevention and Education in Communities of Color opportunity is part of the Department of Health Care Services’ MAT Access Points Project, which is creating a network of organizations throughout California to address the opioid crisis by
supporting prevention, education, stigma reduction,treatment and recovery services for people with opioid use disorder (OUD) and substance use disorder (SUD) by increasing access to Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT). Awarded funds will support community SUD and OUD prevention, outreach and education, and increase MAT access in communities across the state. Funded organizations will increase community understanding of SUD, with a specific focus on OUD, and create tangible links to MAT services and treatment providers specifically within communities of color. This RFA closes on Thursday, October 31, 2019. For more information, click here

Maternal and Child Health Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (FIRST)
Up to $900,000 is available for 3 awards. The purpose of the MCH FIRST Program is to advance the health and well-being of MCH populations by supporting innovative, applied, and translational intervention1 research studies on critical issues affecting MCH populations. The research findings of the R40 MCH FIRST Program should be generalizable to the broader U.S. population, and of regional and national significance. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is November 12, 2019. For more information, click here

Advancing State and Urban Maternal and Child Health (MCH)
The purpose of this program is to strengthen state and urban MCH programs’ capacity to deliver quality public health and health care services to improve MCH outcomes, with an emphasis on innovation, collaboration, impact, and effectiveness. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is November 15, 2019. For more information, click here.


MATernaL and Infant NetworK to Understand Outcomes Associates with Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder during Pregnancy
The goal of MAT-LINK is to establish a surveillance network to collect data on maternal, infant and child health outcomes associated with treatments for opioid use disorder during pregnancy. The purpose of the RFP is to award clinical sites that have the ability to integrate or link maternal and newborn data and the authority to access and share these data with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Up to $1,600,000 is available for awards to 3-5 sites with a range of funding per participant of $300,000-$500,000. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is November 15, 2019. For more information, click here


Rural Health Network Development Program
Up to $13,800,000 is available for 46 awards to support integrated rural health care networks that have combined the functions of the entities participating in the network, including skilled and experienced staff and a high functioning network board, in order to address the health care needs of the targeted rural community. Recipients will combine the functions of the entities participating in the network to address the following legislative aims: (i) achieve efficiencies; (ii) expand access, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services; and (iii) strengthen the rural health care system as a whole. This program encourages innovative solutions to local health care needs identified by local communities and supports rural communities in preparing for changes within the health care environment. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is November 25, 2019. For more information, click here


Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care
The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for Promoting Integration of Primary and Behavioral Health Care grants. The purpose of this program is to: 1) Promote full integration and collaboration in clinical practice between primary and behavioral healthcare; 2) Support the improvement of integrated care models for primary care and behavioral health care to improve the overall wellness and physical health status of adults with a serious mental illness or children with a serious emotional disturbance; and 3) Promote and offer integrated services related to screening, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental and substance use disorders, and co-occuring physical health conditions and chronic diseases. Up to $2,000,000 per year is available for four awards for projects up to five years. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is December 10, 2019. For more information, click here


Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program (Native Connections). The purpose of this program is to prevent suicide and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth through the age of 24 years. SAMHSA plans to issue 39 grants of up to $250,000 per year for up to 5 years. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is December 10, 2019. For more information, click here


SUPPORT FROM DHCS

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) may provide letters of support for organizations in California applying to federal grants. If you are applying for a federal grant and would like to receive a letter of support from DHCS, you can submit a request to calsorh@dhcs.ca.gov.

Note that DHCS may choose not to provide letters for certain grant opportunities. In those situations, you should include documentation in your proposal showing that you submitted a request but were unable to secure a letter.


SUPPORT FROM OSHPD

The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), which serves as California’s Primary Care Office, offers letters of support for organizations in California applying to federal grants.  If you are applying for a federal grant and would like to receive a letter of support from OSHPD, follow these guidelines:

  • Submit request via email to HCRWorkforce@oshpd.ca.gov
  • Email subject: Provide funding opportunity number [Letter of Support, “FOA #”]8
  • Email body: Provide funding opportunity title, number and application’s deadline
  • Email attachment: In a separate Word document, provide abstract information on your project.
  • At least 15 business days advanced notice is required. OSHPD suggests allowing 2-3 weeks for turnaround time.


OSHPD also has access to and knowledge of various data points to support proposal development:

  • Census data on Medical Study Service Areas
  • Medically Underserved Area/Medically Underserved Population designations
  • National Health Service Corps provider data from HRSA Data Warehouse
  • Health Profession Shortage Area FTE
  • J-1 Visa Waiver data available through DHCS contact
  • Clinics financial/utilization
  • Health outcome measures, including preventable hospitalizations as indicators of access to community based primary and preventative care
  • Licensing Board data on certain provider supply by County
  • Health Professions Education Programs location information
  • Research briefs and literature reviews on topics that impact California's healthcare workforce
  • Send your specific data request via email to HCRWorkforce@oshpd.ca.gov

 

Questions?

If you have questions or need more information, please contact grants@cpca.org