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Opioid Operational Command Center Announces Call for FY2021 Grant Proposals

Maryland’s Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for grants under its Fiscal Year 2021 Competitive Grant Program. The application deadline for FY21 proposals is Friday, April 17, 2020 at 5 p.m.

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 private, community-based partners that serve to meet some of the greatest needs around the state. The funding available for the OOCC’s FY21 Competitive Grants Program for is approximately $5 million.

State agencies, local governments (including local school systems), and private, community-based partners are eligible to apply for Competitive Grant Program funding. All project proposals must address the opioid crisis through the governor’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.

Interested parties should review this document, which includes the applicable key dates, application form, application process, evaluation standards, funding specifications, reporting requirements, and more. Additionally, a completed copy of this budget template must be included with all applications. Please contact Danielle Holmes at or Khalil Cutair at with further questions. 

All Key Dates

  • Call for Proposal Release Date: Friday, March 6, 2020
  • Application Deadline: Friday, April 17, 2020, 5 p.m.
  • Award Decisions: Friday, May 15, 2020 (tentative)
  • Anticipated Period of Performance: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021