Find out how substance abuse services are funded and where to locate grant opportunities.
Ensuring Sustainability for Drug Courts: An Overview of Funding Strategies (PDF - 1,020 KB)
National Drug Court Institute (2008)
Presents State and local examples of creative sustainability strategies being developed by drug courts across the country. The report addresses both the monetary aspects of sustainability as well as the need for capacity building, educational efforts, and leadership development.
Funding the Efficient and Effective Delivery of Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Programs (PDF - 656 KB)
Maine Office of Substance Abuse (2007)
Examines the current funding of substance abuse prevention and treatment programs in the State of Maine, the adequacy of these programs, and other potential sources of funding, including changes to liquor licensing fees, the increase of liquor taxes, public-private partnerships, and revenue-sharing agreements.
Funding Family-Centered Treatment for Women With Substance Use Disorders (PDF - 2,048 KB)
Dennis, Young, & Gardner (2008)
Offers background and context to help substance abuse treatment providers identify funding streams and provides example of a financing strategy, sources for cross-system funding strategies, and starting points for providers and State agencies.
Regional Partnership Grant (RPG) Program
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau
Describes a program to improve outcomes for children and families affected by methamphetamine or other substance abuse, including a list of the 53 sites awarded the multi-year grants.
Rural Funding by Topic: Substance Abuse
Rural Assistance Center
Summaries and contact information for current and inactive regional and national funding programs.
Securing Funding for NIDA Grants and Contracts
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Includes answers to questions concerning funding opportunity announcements, forms, and information on funded projects.
Treatment of Alcohol and Other Substance Use Disorders: What Legislators Need to Know (PDF - 5,470 KB)
National Conference of State Legislatures (2004)
Explains why State legislators should be concerned about substance use disorders, including a chapter on funding available for States to provide services to people affected by substance abuse.
White Paper on Funding Comprehensive Services for Families With Substance Use Disorders in Child Welfare and Dependency Courts (PDF - 174 KB)
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (2004)
Recommends strategies for integrating funding streams to better serve families with substance use disorders in child welfare and dependency courts.