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Supporting Tribes to Increase Commercial Tobacco Cessation Grant Program

Sponsor
National Indian Health Board
Deadlines
Aug 28, 2020
Contact

Courtney Wheeler
cwheeler@nihb.org

Purpose

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) will provide funding for Tribal governments, Tribal health departments, and Tribal healthcare facilities/systems for evidence-based commercial tobacco cessation projects, electronic nicotine delivery systems cessation, and "quit smoking" campaigns.

Intended outcomes are to implement media strategies and/or Tribal health system changes that will:

  • Increase quitting and quit smoking attempts for commercial tobacco and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)
  • Improve capacity to inform communities effectively and efficiently about evidence-based cessation services
  • Increase capability to implement evidence-based cessation services and policies to address commercial tobacco and ENDS use
  • Increase capacity to identify, prioritize, and customize cessation services to address community needs
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include federally recognized Tribes and Tribal organizations that have a strong interest and/or demonstrated commitment to decreasing the commercial tobacco smoking prevalence among American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $10,000
Estimated number of awards: 8
Project period: 9 months

Application process

Download the application form.

Email completed applications to Courtney Wheeler.

Applicant webinar
(Registration required)
August 5, 2020
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Healthcare facilities · Public health · Tobacco use



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