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Grant Opportunities

Competitive Grant Program (Fiscal Year 2023)

About

The purpose of the OOCC’s Competitive Grant Program is to distribute grant funding to the highest-scoring proposals received from state and local governments and community-based partners that serve to meet the greatest needs around the state. The funding available for the OOCC’s FY 23 Competitive Grants Program is approximately $5 million.

Who is Eligible

State agencies, local governments (including local school systems), and community-based partners are eligible to apply for Competitive Grant Program funding. All project proposals must address the opioid crisis through the Hogan Administration’s policy priorities of Prevention & Education, Enforcement & Public Safety, and/or Treatment & Recovery. Additionally, projects must align with the goals established in the state’s Inter-Agency Opioid Coordination Plan.

How to Apply

The application deadline for FY 23 proposals is Wednesday, May 27, 2022 at 5 p.m. EDT. Interested parties should review the Call for Proposals. The document includes key dates, application process, evaluation standards, funding specifications, reporting requirements, and other information to complete the application process.  Please contact Khalil Cutair at Khalil.Cutair@Maryland.gov with further questions.

Relevant Materials

Key dates

  • Request for Proposals release date: April 22, 2022
  • Application deadline: May 27, 2022 at 5 p.m. EDT 
  • Award decisions: June 22, 2022 (tentative)
  • Grant Period: July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

 


Examination and Treatment Act Grant Program

NOTE: The OOCC has announced a 60-day extension of the application deadline for the Opioid Use Disorder Examination and Treatment Act Grant Program. Applications for the grant program are now due May 21.

About

The purpose of this program is to support the local jurisdictions in implementing the requirements of the Opioid Use Disorder Examination and Treatment Act (ETA), also known as House Bill 116 of 2019. The OOCC will distribute funds to support the highest-scoring proposals received from local health departments and detention centers to assist them in expanding access to OUD-related programs, such as peer recovery services, medications for OUD, such as methadone and buprenorphine, and care coordination services for individuals exiting incarceration. The funding available for the OOCC’s Examination and Treatment Act Grant Program is approximately $8 million.

Who is Eligible

State agencies and local governments (including local detention centers) are eligible to apply for Examination and Treatment Act Grant Program funding. All project proposals must address the opioid crisis through the provisions of the 2019 House Bill 116. Additionally, projects must align with the goals established in the state’s Inter-Agency Opioid Coordination Plan.

How to Apply

Interested parties should review the Notice of Funding Availability, which includes the applicable key dates, application form, application process, evaluation standards, funding specifications, reporting requirements, and more. Additionally, completed copies of the budget template and application form must be included with all submissions. Please contact Khalil Cutair at Khalil.Cutair@Maryland.gov with further questions.

Relevant Materials

Key dates:

  • Request for Proposals release date: January 21, 2022
  • Application deadline (EXTENDED): May 21, 2022
  • Award decisions: June 21, 2022
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