CG 22-10403 Empowering Local Communities to End the Tobacco Epidemic

November 17, 2022 - 5:00 PM

The purpose of this RFA is to fund up to 25 local projects to build momentum toward ending California’s tobacco epidemic through policy, systems, and environmental change strategies and increasing community engagement in these strategies within populations that have been disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, including the following population groups: African American/Black; Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI); Latino; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer or Questioning (LGBTQ+).

This RFA requires awardees to work on local policy objectives that would make the greatest impact on the population’s health and the environment and to engage priority population groups in these efforts. Awardees will implement a prescribed Scope of Work (SOW), which includes community education, capacity building, community organizing, and coordination and collaboration activities.

The California Department of Public Health intends to award twenty (20) grants to the following agencies in response to Request for Application (RFA) #22-10403, Empowering Local Communities to End the Tobacco Epidemic.  Please see agency and project name below:

  1. America On Track: On Track to End the Tobacco Epidemic.
  2. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: ACS CAN Delta – Hispanic Latino.
  3. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: ACS CAN East Bay - African American.
  4. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: ACS CAN VIVE Hispanic Latino.
  5. American Lung Association in California: Inland Empire LGBTQ Tobacco Project.
  6. American Lung Association in California: Southeastern Los Angeles Communities Tobacco Control Project.
  7. Bay Area Community Resources, Inc.: Asian Pacific Islander Coalition for Health Against Tobacco (API-CHAT).
  8. California Health Collaborative: Asian Pacific Islander Partners and Advocates Countering Tobacco (API PACT).
  9. California Health Collaborative: Compromiso Adelante.
  10. California Health Collaborative: Families United to End the Rising Tobacco Epidemic (FUERTE).
  11. California Health Collaborative: Unidos Por Salud.
  12. California Health Collaborative: Si Se Puede.
  13. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center: Reducing SHS Exposure Among LGBTQ+ Populations in the South Bay Cities of L.A. County.
  14. Eden Youth and Family Center: Building Tobacco-Free Communities.
  15. Future Leaders of America: Tobacco Endgame, Central Coast.
  16. Gay & Lesbian Community Services Center of Orange County: Clean Air OC.
  17. Health Access Foundation: Out Against Big Tobacco Los Angeles.
  18. Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc.: Empowering Local Communities.
  19. Social Advocates for Youth (SAY) San Diego: LGBTQ+: The Collective Coalition.
  20. Vista Community Clinic: VCC Empowering Local Communities.
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