National and State Tobacco Control Program


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) announces the opportunity to apply for funds to addresses tobacco use, the single most preventable cause of death and disease in the United States and provides support for comprehensive state-based tobacco control programs. This five-year cooperative agreement or Notices of Funding Opportunity Announcement (NOFO) will support the achievement of four National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP) goals to (1) Prevent initiation of tobacco use among youth and young adults; (2) Eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke; (3) Promote quitting among adults and youth; and (4) Identify and eliminate tobacco related disparities. Achievement of these goals will reduce chronic disease morbidity, mortality, and disability related to tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure in the United States. This NOFO will be comprised of two components 1) Core Component and 2) Quitline Component.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Public Law -, U.S.C. , Statute ,
This program is authorized under sections 301 (a) and 317(k)(2)of the Public Health Service Act, as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligible applicants that can apply for this funding are listed below: o State Governments o County Governments o City or township governments o Special district governments Independent school districts o Public and State controlled institutions of higher education o Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized tribal governments) o Nonprofit with 501C3 IRS status (other than institution of higher education) o Nonprofit without 501C3 IRS status (other than institution of higher education) o Private Institutions of higher education o For profit organizations other than small businesses o Small Businesses Government Organizations: o State (includes the District of Columbia) o Local governments or their bona fide agents o Territorial governments or their bona fide agents in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau o State controlled institutions of higher education o American Indian or Alaska Native tribal governments (federally recognized or state-recognized) o Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities] Non-government Organizations: American Indian or Alaska native tribally designated organizations Other: Private colleges and universities Community-based organizations Faith-Based organizations
Beneficiary Eligibility
Any State and Territorial Health Department, and other public entities will benefit.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CF 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. This program is covered under OMB Circular No. A-102. Applicants must download the SF424 application forms through Only the form package directly attached to a specific Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) can be used. If an applicant does not have access to the internet, or if they have difficulty accessing the forms online, contact the Office of Financial Resources (OFR) Technical Information Management Section (OGSTIM) staff. For this, or further assistance, contact OGS TIMS: Telephone (770) 488-2700. Email: HHS/CDC Telecommunications for the hearing impaired: TTY 888-232-6348.
Award Procedure
All applications that are complete and responsive to this competitive Notice of Funding Opportunity announcement will be evaluated for programmatic and technical merit. Applications will be reviewed for completeness by the Office of Financial Resources (OFR) staff and for responsiveness jointly by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and the Office of Financial Resources (OFR). Incomplete applications and applications that are non-responsive to the eligibility criteria will not advance through the review process. Applicants were notified the application did not meet submission requirements. Technical reviews will be conducted on complete and responsive applications according to the evaluation criteria listed in notice of funding opportunity announcement. Successful applicants will receive a Notice of Award (NOA) from the Office of Financial Resources (OFR). The NOA shall be the only binding, authorizing document between the recipient and CDC. The NOA will be signed by an authorized Grants Management Officer.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. Applicants must download application forms from Applications must be submitted electronically through
Not applicable.
From 120 to 180 days. From 120 to 180 days. Period of Performance is 5 years with 12-month budget periods. Renewals are based on availability of funds; renewal notifications will be posted on and Applications must be submitted through the GrantSolutions System.
How are proposals selected?
Applicants will be reviewed on the following criteria: 1. Approach, 2. Evaluation and Performance Measurement, 3. Applicant's Organizational Capacity to Implement the Approach, and 4. Budget.
How may assistance be used?
Up to $79 million dollars will be used to support intensive community approaches to chronic disease prevention and control to support Quitline capacity.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: The awardee must submit the Annual Performance Report 120 days before the end of the budget period. Additional guidance will be provided in the Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503
Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the grant program must be kept readily available for review by personnel authorized to examine PHS grant accounts. Financial records, supporting documentation, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to an award shall be retained for a minimum of 3 years, or until completion and resolution of any audit in process or pending resolution. In all cases records must be retained until resolution of any audit questions. Property records must be retained in accordance with 45 CFR 92.42 requirements.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
4/29/2020 – 4/28/2025; Method of Award/releasing assistance: Notice of Award Select the value that best represent how funding is released.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Randi Frank
4770 Buford Highway, N. E., MailStop: S107-7
Atlanta, GA 30341 USA
Phone: 770.488.5114

Tiffany Turner
4770 Buford Hwy, NE
Atlanta, GA 30341 US
Phone: 7704885941
Fax: 7704880554
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18 FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $900,000.00; - N/A
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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