Health Canada's Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP) Contribution Funding

Health Canada's Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP) provides contribution funding for projects that respond to drug and substance use issues in Canada. 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.

Projects should focus on priority populations at greatest risk. Funding priorities include:

  •     Funding Priority 1 - Harm reduction related to substance use and the toxic illegal drug supply
  •     Funding Priority 2 - Prevention, health promotion and early intervention
  •     Funding Priority 3 - Treatment and Recovery
  •     Funding Priority 4 - Strengthening the substance use workforce


The following types of organizations are eligible for SUAP funding.

  •  Canadian not-for-profit health organizations, including hospitals, regional health councils and community health organizations
  •  Canadian not-for-profit organizations and registered not-for-profit charitable organizations
  •  Canadian institutions, including universities, boards of education and other centres of education in Canada
  •  Other levels of government, including Indigenous, provinces, territories and municipalities, and their agencies
  •  First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations

Individuals, for-profit groups and federal Crown corporations are not eligible for contribution funding under SUAP.

See Full Eligibility & Application Details

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Friday, September 24, 2021
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Friday, September 17, 2021
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