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Application Summary — American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant for Substance Misuse and ACEs Primary Prevention Programs

The SFY2025 ARPA Grant Application Period is open from March 18-February 15, 2024.

Funding Opportunity Title: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant for Substance Misuse and ACEs Primary Prevention Programs

Description: This SFY25 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant application is to be used by eligible applicants seeking funding from the Idaho Office of Drug Policy (ODP) to enhance Idaho’s primary prevention infrastructure through the implementation of evidence-based programs and strategies to mitigate the negative effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and improve substance misuse outcomes among Idaho’s adults – including young adults (ages 18-25), adults (ages 26-44), middle-age adults (ages 45-64), and older adults (ages 65 and older).

Primary prevention programs and strategies are directed at individuals not identified as in need of treatment and involve activities that shift focus ‘upstream’ to educate and support individuals and communities to prevent drug and alcohol misuse and the development of substance use disorders. This funding may not be used for substance use treatment or recovery services. Additional funding purpose details can be found in the SFY25 ARPA Funding Opportunity Announcement.

Anticipated Total Available Funding: $500,000.00

Estimated Number of Awards: 5 – 10

Average Award Amount: $50,000 – $100,000

Grant Recipients Notified: June 1, 2024

Grant Award Period: July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025

Application Submission: Applications must be completed and submitted online via Neighborly, ODP’s grant application and management software. The application will become available in Neighborly at 12:00 PM local time. You can access the application when you log into the Neighborly system via this link:

The SFY25 Grant Application Guide will walk you through the steps of registering an account and completing the application.

Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants include any public and governmental entity (including tribal entities), such as counties, cities, schools and school districts, and local law enforcement agencies, as well as non-profit entities such as community-based organizations. Federal regulations (Section 90.135, HHS) prohibits the awarding of Block Grant funds to any entity other than a public or non-profit entity.

Award Information: The SFY2025 award period is July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025.  The ARPA award funds are provided to grantees on a reimbursement basis. Prevention service(s) provided prior to July 1, 2024 and/or the signing of a grant award document are not be eligible for funding.

Grant awards are contingent upon funds appropriated by federal funding agencies and the Idaho Legislature. Applicants assume all costs associated with the preparation of this grant application.

Additional Application Resources:

Pre-Application Webinar: The SFY2025 ARPA Pre-Application Webinar was held on Thursday, March 28, from 1:00-2:00pm MT (12:00-1:00pm PT). The recording and presentation slides are shared below.

Submit Questions to:

  • Marianne King, ODP Director
  • (208) 854-3043
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