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The COIPP Funding Opportunity has closed.

Information is provided for reference only.

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Information For Tribes, Tribal organizations, and UIOs:

The Community Opioid Intervention Pilot Project (COIPP) grants for Tribes, Tribal organizations, and UIOs was announced via the Federal Register on October 16, 2020. Tribes, Tribal organizations, and UIOs, will apply for the new COIPP funding via the grant application process on If you are a Tribe, Tribal organization, or UIO, you must apply through this funding announcement via

Funding Announcement Number: HHS-2021-IHS-COIPP-0001Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving 


To be eligible for this New FY 2021 funding opportunity applicants must be one of the following:

  • A Federally-recognized Indian Tribe
  • A Tribal organization
  • An Urban Indian organization

Award Information

Funding Instrument: Grant

Estimated Funds Available: approximately $16,500,000. This includes approximately $8,250,000 in FY 2019 funds, and $8,250,000 in FY 2020 funds.

Anticipated Award Amount: Individual award amounts for the first budget year are anticipated to be $500,000.

Anticipated Number of Awards: Approximately 33 awards will be issued under this program announcement. Grant awards will be distributed as follows in the approximate numbers:

  • 2 grants in each IHS Area (24 awards total).
  • 6 set-aside grants for Urban Indian Organizations.
  • 3 set-aside grants with Maternal & Child Health as the population of focus. One grant will be funded in each of the three highest priority IHS Areas (Alaska, Bemidji, and Billings).

Period of Performance: 3 years

The amount of funding available for competing and continuation awards issued under this announcement is subject to the availability of appropriations and budgetary priorities of the Agency.

The deadline for applications to be submitted: December 15, 2020

Virtual Office Hours and Technical Assistance Webinars

The webinars will provide information on how to apply, including a brief overview of the new funding cycle; application and submission process requirements; proposal requirements; and a review of proposal templates and examples. You may listen to the recorded webinar at your convenience after the live session.

COIPP Applicant Webinars

Virtual Office Hour Sessions

Virtual Office Hours will be held weekly throughout the open application period. To access the Virtual Office Hours, click on the link during scheduled time in the list below. Enter as a "Guest" and include your full name and program/tribe.

Meeting Name: COIPP NOFO Virtual Office Hours

When: All webinars will be held from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time

Applicants can also call in if they cannot access the Adobe link. Instructions are provided below.

Call-in Information

Conference Number(s): United States: +1-800-832-0736

Audio Conference Details: MeetingOne Conference Room Number: 4675518

Room Passcode: DBH

Application Templates and Examples

Once potential applicants have read through the NOFO and reviewed all the instructions and guidance, applicants are encouraged to use the following template documents during the application process. Additional information on applying will be provided through webinars. For additional information on the webinars, please review the Technical Assistance Webinars section below.

Guidelines and Templates




For more information regarding the Fiscal Year 2021 IHS COIPP grant announcement, please contact the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Lead, JB Kinlacheeny. Questions on grants management and fiscal matters may be directed to Patience Musikikongo.