The University of Baltimore’s Center for Drug Policy and Prevention (CDPP) is announcing a funding opportunity through the Combating Overdose Through Community-level Intervention Initiative (COCLI), funded by the Office of National Drug Control Policy. The Center encourages local government agencies, public and private universities, advocacy organizations and nonprofits nationwide to apply for funding. Sub-awards from UBalt will help to identify innovative solutions that move beyond traditional health and law enforcement policies.
Funds will help identify innovative solutions that move beyond traditional health and law enforcement policies.
Applicants must focus on addressing opioid-involved overdoses, overdoses involving stimulants, or poly-drug overdoses in regions of the United States with the highest rates of fatal and non-fatal overdoses. They must also:
- Support and promote collaboration between public safety and public health agencies
- Use evidence-based or promising practices approaches to implement or enhance new or on-going community-based programs
- Once implemented, evaluate these community-based efforts
The application period begins October 1st and ends November 1st.
For more information and to apply online, visit HERE.