Technical Assistance to Increase Tobacco Cessation


To provide technical assistance to state tobacco control programs and national and state partners. The technical assistance will focus on translating the science of tobacco control cessation into public health action in order to increase the number of tobacco users in the United States who try to quit and who succeed in quitting.

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 Health Service Act, Part 301 (a), Section This program is authorized under sections 301 (a) of the Public Health Service Act, as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Not applicable.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
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
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 DP19-1904. 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.
Project Period is 2 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?
All applications that are complete and responsive to competitive cooperative agreement announcement will undergo an objective review process, receive a written critique and be scored according to published review criteria.
How may assistance be used?
Up to $400K will be used to support the provision of technical assistance to CDC, state tobacco control programs, and other partners by translating the science of tobacco cessation into public health interventions that lead to an increase in number of U.S. adult smokers who try to quit and who succeed in quitting.
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 is . MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
9/30/2019-9/29/2021 Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Anna Schecter
4770 Buford Highway, N. E., MailStop: S107-7
Atlanta, GA 30341 USA
Phone: 770-488-2499
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18 Estimate Not Available FY 19 est $450,000.00; FY 20 est $450,000.00; FY 17$450.00; - This support DP19-1904. 5-year period of performance beginning 9/30/2019.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
DP13-1316 $450K
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