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Empowering Rural Communities in California to End the Tobacco Epidemic

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California Department of Public Health
Sep 12, 2023

The California Department of Public Health is offering funding to implement policy, systems, and environmental change strategies by engaging rural residents to address tobacco disparities.

Projects should implement a scope of work that includes community education, capacity building, community organizing, coordination, and collaboration activities.


Eligible applicants are California public and private nonprofit entities including, but not limited to:

  • Local health departments
  • Hospitals
  • Community clinics
  • Voluntary health organizations
  • Tribes
  • Colleges and universities
  • County offices of education
  • School districts
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Professional health associations
  • Professional health education associations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Awards will be up to $60,000 for the first 3-month period and $240,000 for the remaining 12-month period. Funding will not exceed a total amount of $300,000 for the 15-month grant term.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application are available on the program website.

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Community engagement and volunteerism · Networking and collaboration · Policy · Tobacco use · California

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