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Funding by Topic: Tobacco use

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Strategic Prevention Framework - Partnerships for Success
Funding to use the SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework to address one of the nation's top substance abuse prevention priorities in youth and adults. Awardees will use local data to identify the primary substance use concerns in their community and develop strategies and services to prevent substance use and promote mental health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 21, 2025
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Barclay-Giel ​Seed Grants Inactive
Grants for public health projects that have a strong disease and/or injury prevention component that impacts the health of a community by promoting wellness, early detection, and early interventions. Past awards have been given for projects in rural and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Officers Foundation
Virginia Youth Tobacco Use Prevention Grants Inactive
Grants to prevent and reduce youth tobacco, nicotine, and vaping product use across Virginia. Funding may be used for classroom-based instruction and for projects designed to reduce disparities in young people who are at elevated risk for being impacted by tobacco and nicotine (including rural youth).
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Oct 23, 2023
Sponsor: Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants Inactive
Grants for projects in Connecticut that focus on health, environmental justice, and disparities in health outcomes based on geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2023
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
Truth Initiative Tobacco/Vape-Free College Program Inactive
Grants and technical assistance for colleges and universities, including minority-serving institutions, to support the adoption and implementation of a 100% tobacco/vape-free college-wide policy by June, 2025. Colleges that were early adopters of 100% smoke or tobacco-free policies may also apply to include e-cigarettes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2023
Sponsor: Truth Initiative
Empowering Rural Communities in California to End the Tobacco Epidemic Inactive
Funding to implement policy, systems, and environmental change strategies by engaging rural residents in California to address tobacco disparities.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Sep 12, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Public Health
Tobacco Control Policies to Promote Health Equity (R01 and R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Funding for observational or intervention research focused on reducing disparities in tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. Populations of focus include older individuals, black Americans, Hispanics, people with low socioeconomic status, and people living outside metropolitan areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2023
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Commercial Tobacco Equity Grants Inactive
Grants for community-driven change in Minnesota to advance policies, systems, and environmental changes that impact communities disproportionately affected by commercial tobacco. A major focus is tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 30, 2023
Application Deadline: Aug 7, 2023
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans Inactive
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include socially, economically, geographically, and environmentally disadvantaged populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Outcomes Building Capacity to Reduce the Burden of Menthol and Other Flavored Commercial Tobacco Products in Communities that Experience Health Disparities Inactive
Funding to advance health equity through strategic partnerships and community engagement by addressing disparities caused by menthol and other flavored tobacco product marketing and use. Applications from rural communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 15, 2023
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services