NIH Funding Opportunity: Increasing Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Rural Primary Care Practices

8 12 2015
“This initiative will fund demonstration research projects that implement Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder in primary care practices in rural areas of the United States.  In addition to expanding access to this evidence-based therapy in underserved communities, this initiative will discover and test solutions to overcoming known barriers to implementation of MAT in primary care and create training and implementation resources to support future efforts to expand access to MAT.
Eligible Organizations

You may submit an application(s) if your institution/organization is a (an):

Public or non-profit private institution, such as a university, college, or a faith-based or community-based organization;

  • Unit of local or State government;
  • Eligible agency of the Federal government.
  • Indian/Native American Tribal Government (Federally recognized)
  • Indian/Native American Tribal Government (Other than Federally recognized);
  • Indian/Native American Tribally Designated Organization.

The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for AHRQ support as Public or Non-Profit Private Institutions of Higher Education:

  • Hispanic-serving Institutions
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
  • Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)
  • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions
  • Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)”

For further information:  http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HS-16-001.html

For assistance on preparing competitive grant applications contact SparrowHawk Consulting: don@sparrowhawkco.com

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