Public Health Approaches for Ensuring Quitline Capacity

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2019 Supplemental funds for recipients currently awarded under Public Health Approaches for Ensuring Quitline Capacity, CDC-RFA-DP14-14105/Supplement. The supplement will fund this cooperative agreement for an additional 9 months (August 1, 2019 – April 28, 2020) to ensure quitline capacity so that everyone who calls during a federal media campaign receives counseling services within 3 days (at least one coaching call, either immediately upon calling or by being re-contacted within two to three days). The State Tobacco Control Programs will also continue to expand their capacity and implement evidence-based cessation interventions among the 46 previously funded awardees. These inventions include: (1) ensure infrastructure for state quitline; (2) improve quitline capacity, (3) participate in surveillance and evaluation efforts: (4) identify and target disparate populations; (5) improve sustainability; (6) increase media efforts; (7) enhance quitline protocol and operations; (8) improve understanding of comprehensive cessation coverage for Medicaid recipients; and (9) promote health systems change. The budget period for this supplemental funding is August 1, 2019 – April 28, 2020.

Important Dates
  • Application Deadline: Applications are due Monday, April 22, 2019, 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time
  • Anticipated Notice of Funding: Successful applicants can anticipate notice of funding around June 28, 2019.
  • Anticipated Start Date: Successful applicants can anticipate a project start date of August 1, 2019.

Eligibility

These funds will be awarded to the recipients currently funded under CDC-RFA-DP14-14105/Supplement, entitled “Public Health Approaches for Ensuring Quitline Capacity.

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