NACCHO Funding Opportunities

Comprehensive Community Approaches that Address Childhood Trauma to Prevent Substance Abuse

With support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for local health departments (LHDs) or other community entities through a Request for Application (RFA) process. This opportunity is for the implementation of evidence-based approaches through comprehensive community efforts to prevent and mitigate the harms of Adverse Childhood Experiences and the subsequent increased risk for substance use disorder.

NACCHO will select and fund up to five awards through this Request for Applications (RFA). Eligible applicants may request up to $450,000 to support project activities.  *An informational webinar will be held at 1pm EST on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020. 

Application requirements and full details of the project are available in the RFA. Applications must be submitted to NACCHO’s Injury and Violence Prevention Team at by Thursday, November 12, 2020, at 5:00pm ET. Submissions after this deadline will not be considered.


Implementing Overdose Prevention Strategies at the Local Level

NACCHO is pleased to announce a funding opportunity to local health departments (LHDs) through a Request for Application (RFA) process.

With support from CDC, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, NACCHO will be offering funding to ten (10) high burden counties or cities to implement activities that address their community’s challenges related to drug overdose through an interdisciplinary, comprehensive, and cohesive public health approach.

Project activities will focus on establishing linkages to care; supporting providers and health systems; developing and/or enhancing partnerships with public safety and first responders; empowering individuals to make safer choices; data sharing and surveillance to inform prevention and response efforts; and implementing prevention innovation projects.

Several resources are available to assist LHDs with the application process, including work plan templates, budget one-pagers, and an applicant informational webinar. For specific details visit NACCHO’s webpage or the related Attachments section of the RFA. Application requirements and full details of the project are available in the RFA. 

Applications are due by 11:59 ET on November 6, 2020. Questions about the RFA and application process can be directed to NACCHO’s Overdose Prevention Team, at



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