CDC-RFA-DP19-1904: Technical Assistance to Increase Tobacco Cessation

Developing, implementing, and sustaining effective population-based cessation strategies can lead to an increase in the number of adult smokers in the United States who try to quit and who succeed in quitting.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Office on Smoking and Health Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) CDC-RFA-DP19-1904: Technical Assistance to Increase Tobacco Cessation is a five year cooperative agreement. Recipients provide commercial tobacco cessation-related technical assistance and training to CDC, state tobacco control programs and national and state partners on: (1) promoting health systems change; and (2) supporting state quitline capacity.

This announcement funds two distinct entities (Component 1, American Lung Association; Component 2, North American Quitline Consortium). Expected program outcomes include the following:

Short-term outcomes

Component 1

Increased knowledge/understanding of strategies to improve health systems’ identification of tobacco users, delivery of cessation services, and support of cessation interventions.

Component 2

Increased knowledge/understanding of strategies to increase state quitlines’ capacity, reach, impact, and sustainability.

Intermediate outcomes

Component 1

Increased adoption of health systems change strategies to promote and support cessation.

Component 2

Increased adoption of strategies to improve and sustain quitline services.

Eligibility

These funds will be awarded to the recipient currently funded under the DC-RFA-DP19-1904: Technical Assistance to Increase Tobacco Cessation for the budget period of 9/30/2022 – 9/29/2023.

Important Dates
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are due Tuesday, May 2, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time
  • Anticipated Notice of Funding: Recipient can anticipate a notice of funding around July 30, 2022
  • Anticipated Start Date: Recipient can anticipate a project start date of September 30, 2022