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Tribal and Urban Indian Medications for Addiction Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and Psychoactive Stimulant Use Disorder Learning Community

Grants to California Tribal Health
Centers to Address Substance Abuse

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MAT Access Points Project - The Center at Sierra Health Foundation and California Department of Health Care Services

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Deadline Date:

04/19/21 11:59 PM


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Grants of up to $75,000 to California Indian and Tribal health centers to treat substance use disorders. Funding is intended to support the development, operation, improvement, and sustainability of substance use disorder treatment services, focusing on the importance of culture in patient engagement, treatment, and recovery. Eligible applicants reflect the racial, ethnic, and cultural community they intend to serve and can develop culturally responsive services tailored and individualized to the population of focus.

The Learning Community is an opportunity for Tribal and Urban Indian health programs to develop, operationalize, enhance, and sustain Medications for Addiction Treatment (MAT) and/or stimulant treatment services. Emphasized is the importance of culture and the healing role of culture in engagement, treatment, and recovery. 

The scope of work for each grantee will be individualized but will address the following categories:

  • Activities implemented through this funding opportunity must be related to the primary focus of the Learning Community, which is to prepare for the implementation, enhancement, or sustainability of MAT for Opioid Use Disorder;
  • Grantees will receive no-cost training and technical assistance to support the organizational and practice transformations needed to successfully implement culturally responsive MAT and/or stimulant treatment services, as determined by need;
  • Structured and individualized training and technical assistance plans for each grantee will result from an assessment of need for each grantee;
  • Based on the training and technical assistance plan, virtual and onsite training and technical assistance support will be provided to the grantee; and
  • Services for MAT and/or stimulant treatment patients must include access to broader community health and recovery supports.

For additional information see

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 194587

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $75,000

Term of Contract:

15-month period from 4/1/2021 to 6/30/2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Center will fund health care entities that meet the following minimum requirements:
• Urban Indian or Tribal health entity located in the state of California;
• Provides services in the state of California;
• Ability to articulate the local need for MAT services for OUD, and/or other stimulant treatment needs;
• Understanding of the role that historical and ongoing trauma, systemic racism, poverty and other factors of disparity have on health and behavior choices in Tribal and Urban Indian communities;
• Available waivered providers, or eligible providers interested in receiving waivers to prescribe FDA approved medication for OUD treatment;
• Health entity leadership, Urban Indian health board or Tribal council, and staff reflect the Tribal and Urban Indian communities they serve;
• Recognition of barriers to successful outreach and engagement in treatment for Tribal and Urban Indian populations including, but not limited to, shame and societal stigma, the role of racism and discrimination in past hesitation to seek treatment, treatment waitlists, transportation needs, and cultural and language barriers;
• Knowledge of the local Indigenous culture and staff capacity to develop culturally responsive, healing centered, and trauma-informed approaches to SUD treatment and recovery; and,
• Urban Indian or Tribal health entity leadership agrees to support the Learning Community with leadership participation, designation of key points of contact, allocating staff time for planning activities, and commitment to incorporating Tribal culture into treatment and recovery for Tribal or Urban Indian patients.

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Pre-proposal Conference:

A proposers’ webinar is scheduled to review the funding opportunity and the application process, and to answer questions. The webinar will be held on Thursday, February 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Pacific Time). Webinar attendance is strongly recommended.

Registration to attend the webinar is available online at

The webinar will be recorded and posted on the MAT Access Points Project web site. Application materials are posted on The Center’s MAT Access Points web site to review prior to the webinar.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due by Monday, April 19, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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The Center at Sierra Health Foundation
1321 Garden Highway, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA 95833

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