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Opioid Resource Grant Program

Grant Opportunities

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Sponsor: The AmerisourceBergen Foundation
Deadline: Jul 31, 2018

The AmerisourceBergen Foundation Opioid Resource Grant Program provides funding for innovative and constructive projects that address education, prevention, and/or the safe disposal of opioids.

Education initiatives may address a wide spectrum of needs. Priority will be given to the effective dissemination of the following topics:

  • Provider education about appropriate opioid prescribing
  • Patient education about the risks and effects of prescription opioids and what to do if they have concerns about addiction
  • Public education, especially aimed at rural communities
  • Training to reduce youth risk factors, such as delinquency, and boost protective factors, such as decision-making skills for problem solving and resisting peer pressure
  • Addiction as a childhood onset condition
  • Preventing teens from initiating problematic opioid use in the first place
  • Advising parents of teens to lock up prescription opioid medications and dispose of old pills
  • How youth can effectively cope when living with adults with addiction

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, or coalitions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Amount of funding: Grant amounts will depend on the needs of each grantee, up to $100,000 per grant. It is expected that the average grant size will be between $50,000 – $75,000.