California Tobacco Control Branch

California Tobacco Control Branch

California Tobacco Control Program


​The California Tobacco Control Branch leads statewide and local health programs, services and activities that promote an environment truly-free of tobacco. ​

Funding Opportunity Alerts:

CG 19-10011 California Tribal Grants to Reduce Tobacco-Related Disparities

The purpose of the California Tribal Grants to Reduce Tobacco-Related Disparities is to address commercial tobacco-related disparities affecting the American Indian population by directly funding California Tribal Governments and Tribal Government Agencies. This Request for Application (RFA) seeks to fund Tribal Governments to reduce commercial tobacco-related health disparities in American Indian communities through tribal approaches focused on commercial tobacco use prevention and reduction, collaboration, and community engagement. CDPH/CTCP anticipates releasing a total of three waves of funding between February 2019 and November 2019. The first wave of funding was released in February 2019. This RFA is the release of the second wave of funding.


The term tobacco used in this RFA refers to commercial tobacco products. This RFA does not seek to impinge upon the sacred use of tobacco (traditional tobacco) in American Indian Communities.


Request for Applications (RFA) CG 19-10033: Initiative to Reduce Tobacco-Related Disparities at Residential Behavioral Health Facilities. 
The purpose of this RFA is to fund up to 15 Wellness Quality Improvement Projects (QIP) to reduce tobacco use and promote wellness policies and activities among people with substance use disorders and mental illness in community residential behavioral health facilities through the adoption and implementation of tobacco-free campus policies, implementation of evidence based nicotine addiction treatment, and other wellness policies and system changes that support tobacco use cessation. 

Request for Applications (RFA) 19-10090 Finishing The Fight: Statewide Coordinating Center for Community Engagement and Organizing
The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to fund one (1) grant that will plan, develop, implement, and disseminate resources to facilitate community engagement and organizing among local tobacco control stakeholders, gatekeepers, and decision makers that may accelerate and influence the development and adoption of tobacco control-related policy and system changes. 

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