Contribution funding

Current status: Closed

SUAP’s most recent call for proposals opened July 22, 2021 and closed September 24, 2021. Please check back periodically for updates regarding future calls for proposals.

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Call for Proposals 2021 (closed)


Through this one stage and one-time national call for proposals, SUAP is seeking applications for projects that can help to prevent, treat or reduce the harms associated with opioids, stimulants, alcohol, prescription drugs, and other potentially harmful substances.

Priority populations

Projects should reach those at greatest risk or who may face barriers accessing services, including:

Core project requirements

To be eligible for funding, all project applications must:

Funding priorities

Applications are welcome for projects that can meet needs in the areas outlined below.

Funding Priority 1 - Harm reduction related to substance use and the toxic illegal drug supply

Projects that expand the availability of services designed to reduce the harmful health, social and economic effects of substance use on individuals, families and communities, such as:

Funding Priority 2 - Prevention, health promotion and early intervention

Projects that aim to address the root causes of harmful substance use, prevent the harms associated with substance use, or provide services that can help to avoid future risks, such as:

Funding Priority 3 - Treatment and Recovery

Projects that engage or retain people in evidence-informed, culturally relevant and stigma-free treatment and recovery services and supports, such as:

Funding Priority 4 - Strengthening the substance use workforce

Projects that connect systems of care and increase the capacity across the spectrum of support services (health, social, peer-led, etc.) to provide care to people who use drug, such as:

Quebec organizations

For Quebec organizations, please note that the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS) is managing SUAP funds for Quebec. All applications will need to obtain written authorization by the ministre responsable des Relations canadiennes et de la Francophonie canadienne.

For more information, consult the MSSS website.

Applying for funding

Application guidelines

Application requirements are explained in detail in the Call for Proposals 2021 – Guidelines for Applicants. Download and save a copy to your computer.

Application form

Please download a copy of the application form to your computer. Refer to the application guidelines and the most commonly asked questions about the application form as you fill out each section of the application.

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