Getting Started

CG 23-10060 Empowering Rural Communities to End the Tobacco Epidemic

Thank you for your interest in applying for this funding opportunity. Two major steps are required in the application process:

Step 1: Applicant Registration and Approval
After you have registered and received a CTCP email confirming your approval, you can begin developing your application in the California Online Tobacco Information System (OTIS).

Step 2: Application Submission (via OTIS)
What is OTIS? OTIS is a portal that supports the entire CTCP project lifecycle. OTIS supports application creation, submission, review and approval, progress and cost reporting, and project closeout. The OTIS site is password protected and requires a user account for access. The site is located at

To complete the required steps listed above you must have an OTIS account.

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