Deadline Extended! BJA COSSAP Grant Solicitation : Tribal Responses to Drug Overdoses

Deadline Extended!
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance
Abuse Program:
Tribal Responses to Drug Overdoses
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) is releasing the Tribal Responses to Drug Overdoses solicitation. The is apart of a series of demonstration projects funded under the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) to support national demonstration collaborations to build local capacity and support innovation. Under this solicitation, up to five tribal communities will be selected for an award of up to $500,000 each for a 14-month time period.


Applications Due by May 14, 2020
Applicants are limited to federally recognized Indian tribal governments, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior. This includes Alaska Native villages and tribal consortia consisting of two or more federally recognized Indian tribes. Current Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) site- based grantees are eligible to apply.
Overview of Solicitation
The Tribal Responses to Drug Overdoses  grant is designed to assist federally recognized tribes in identifying resource deployment strategies to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with drug overdoses among individuals who come in contact with law enforcement or are involved in the criminal justice system. Tribes will have implementation support from the combined resources and expertise of the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with other partners.
Applicant Webinar
A webinar about the  Tribal Responses to Drug Overdoses  and the application process was held on March 26, 2020, at 2:00 p.m., ET. The applicant webinar included a presentation about ODMAP that focused on providing a complete overview of the capabilities of ODMAP and the implementation process. A recording of the webinar is available at . A PDF version of the PowerPoint presentation that was used during the webinar is available at .

Grant Announcement: Tribal Opioid Response Grants

Grant Announcement
Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Grants

Application Due Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019


The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 Tribal Opioid Response grants (Short Title: TOR). The program aims to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). The intent is to reduce unmet treatment need and opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and/or recovery activities for OUD.

Federally recognized tribes and tribal organizations. Tribes and tribal organizations may elect to apply as part of a consortia or in partnership with urban Indian organizations. Tribes and tribal organizations may only be included in one grant application.

Award Information
Funding Mechanism: Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding: $35,985,372
Anticipated Number of Awards: 163
Anticipated Award Amount: See Appendix K
Length of Project: 2 years
Cost Sharing/Match Required?: No

Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, grantee progress in meeting project goals and objectives, timely submission of required data and reports, and compliance with all terms and conditions of award.