Funding Opportunity for the Reducing Overdose Through Community Approaches (ROCA) Mentorship Program

NACCHO, with support from the CDC, is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for the Reducing Overdose through Community Approaches (ROCA) Mentorship Program. This funding opportunity pairs mentor LHDs with experience in overdose prevention with mentee LHDs aiming to strengthen their jurisdiction’s capacity. This program now offers two tracks from which applicants can select key strategy areas: 1) Overdose Prevention and Response and 2) The Intersection of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Substance Use. Full details of the project and application requirements can be found in the respective Mentee Request for Proposals and Mentor Request for Proposals. NACCHO will select up to 25 mentee and mentor LHDs to award through this funding opportunity. Each mentee applicant may request up to $150,000 to support project activities. Mentors applying to support one mentee may request up to $70,000, and mentors applying to support two mentees may request up to $125,000.