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Funding Opportunities

Solicitation Title: Intensive Training and Technical Assistance for Local Teams to Develop a Comprehensive and Multidisciplinary Approach to Opioid Use Disorder and Emerging Drug Threats
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Solicitation

On behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) is releasing the Intensive Training and Technical Assistance for Local Teams to Develop a Comprehensive and Multidisciplinary Approach to Opioid Use Disorder and Emerging Drug Threats Grant solicitation. BJA is partnering with the National Association of Counties (NACo) to support this eight-month intensive training and technical assistance initiative.

The Intensive Training and Technical Assistance for Local Teams to Develop a Comprehensive and Multidisciplinary Approach to Opioid Use Disorder and Emerging Drug Threats Grant is designed for current COAP grantees that seek to more strongly align existing opioid initiatives in their communities and develop comprehensive and multidisciplinary approaches to more effectively respond to OUD and other emerging drug threats.

Eligibility is limited to current COAP grantees that are units of local government or a federally recognized Indian tribal government. Under this solicitation, up to six current COAP grantees will be selected. If selected, your community will be required to participate as a multidisciplinary team that includes a minimum of four members and a maximum of eight members.

How to Apply

To be eligible for this intensive training and technical assistance opportunity, your site must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Be a current COAP grantee in good standing with programmatic and financial reporting requirements. It is the expectation that the current COAP grantee recipient agency will serve as the lead agency for this application.
  2. Be a unit of local government or a federally recognized Indian tribal government.
  3. Have an existing broad stakeholder group, such as a commission, task force, coordinating council, etc., that aligns substance abuse and criminal justice issues.

Applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m., ET, on August 30, 2019. For more details, you may access the full announcement here: http://s.iir.com/IntensiveTTA19.

Should you have any questions about the application process or issues with submission, please send an email to COAP@iir.com.