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) awards financial assistance to address 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 program supports 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 program 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.
Section 301(a) and 317(k)(2) of the Public Health Service Act, [42 U.S.C. Section 241(a) and 247b(k)(2)], as amended., U.S.C.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Reference posted NOFOs available on
Beneficiary Eligibility
Any State and Territorial Health Department, and other public entities will benefit.
Costs under CDC financial assistance mechanisms are in accordance with 2 CFR ?200, as codified in 45 CFR ?75. Any required credentials and/or documentation will be identified in the NOFO to which applications are submitted.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
After review and approval, a Notice of Award (NoA) will be prepared and processed, along with appropriate notification to the public. Initial awards provide funds for the first budget period (usually 12 months) and the NoA will indicate support recommended for the remainder of the project period, allocation of Federal funds by budget categories, award requirements, and special conditions, if any.
Check for any relevant NOFO information regarding processes for applying for assistance.
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. Cooperative agreement period of performance is 1 to 5 years. After initial awards, and subject to availability of funds, projects may be continued non-competitively contingent upon satisfactory progress by the recipient (as documented in required reports) and the determination that continued funding is in the best interest of the Federal government.
How are proposals selected?
Applications will be evaluated on the review criteria described in the Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcements (NOFOs). In general, the review and selection process of complete and responsive applications to the NOFO consists of determination of the scientific and technical merit by objective or peer review, availability of funds, and relevance of program priorities and the priorities of CDC.
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: Annual Federal Financial Reports (FFR) and performance/progress reports are required. Final FFRs and performance reports are required. Other reporting may be required and will be outlined in the NOFO or the Notice of Award.
Not applicable.
In accordance with 2 CFR ?200, as codified in 45 CFR ?75, there is a 3-year record retention requirement; records shall be retained beyond the 3-year period if final audit has not been done or findings resolved. Property records must be retained in accordance with HHS Grants Policy Statement 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
Financial assistance is provided for a 12-month budget period with project periods of up to five years subject to the availability of funds and satisfactory progress of the recipient. Notice of Award
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Sheryl Heard
4770 Buford Highway, N. E.
Atlanta, GA 30341 USA
Phone: 770.488.2855
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 22$86,364,991.00; FY 23 est $86,656,317.00; FY 24 est $86,656,317.00; FY 21$86,316,990.00; FY 20$72,216,617.00; FY 19$0.00; FY 18 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Refer to the NOFOs posted on for funding ranges.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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