Funding Opportunity Alerts:
MEDIA 20-10219 Public Relations Campaign
The purpose of this Solicitation is to award a single contract to a public relations (PR) agency to conduct the statewide CTCP PR campaign. The PR campaign will target the general market and specific ethnic and priority population markets.
Eval 20-10032 Tobacco Industry Monitoring Evaluation
The purpose of this Solicitation is to recruit and fund a single Proposer to systematically monitor and analyze data for the following core tobacco industry practices related to
e-cigarettes, other new and emerging non-combustible nicotine products, and little cigars and cigarillos: 1) advertising and marketing on social media platforms (e.g., YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat), 2) direct marketing (e.g., couponing, rewards programs), and 3) underage online sales. The aforementioned tobacco industry practices were selected based on their relevance and importance to informing comprehensive tobacco control policy. The Proposer may propose one to two (1-2) additional tobacco industry practices to monitor for consideration by CDPH/CTCP.
CDPH/CTCP is particularly interested in identifying and monitoring tobacco industry practices aimed at one or more of the following Priority Population groups: African American/Black, American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer, Rural, Behavioral Health, and Youth/Young Adult groups.
CG 20-10282, 211 Call Center Tobacco Cessation Referral Projects
The purpose of this Request for Application (RFA) is to fund up to ten, 2-1-1 Community Information and Referral services (211 Call Centers) to proactively identify and refer eligible callers to the California Smokers' Helpline (CSH). This project is designed to increase awareness and use of existing free tobacco cessation services among low income individuals, who disproportionately experience high rates of tobacco use. The long-term goals are to accelerate quitting behaviors and significantly reduce tobacco use. The overall efficacy and cost-effectiveness of funding 211 Call Centers to integrate a process into their existing workflow to proactively identify and refer tobacco users and their proxies to the CSH for enrollment in free cessation assistance will be evaluated by CTCP.
EVAL 20-10026 Teens, Nicotine, and TobaccoProject
The purpose of this
Solicitation is to request competitive proposals from eligible experienced
agencies to understand, through online surveys and focus groups, youth
tobacco-related knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions, emerging tobacco
products, evolving terminology related to vape and other products and other
tobacco-related trends in California. The selected Contractor will recruit
12-17 year old youth in California to participate in an online survey or focus
group and submit the cleaned data to CDPH/CTCP on an established schedule.
EVAL 20-10188 California Tobacco RetailEnvironmental Studies
The purpose of this Solicitation is to request
competitive proposals from eligible, experienced agencies to conduct high-quality surveys related to the tobacco
retail environment (including three waves of the CTRSS and two waves of the
flavored tobacco products campaign retail observation survey), as well as to
analyze retail scanner data and support an online mapping tool of tobacco
retailers. The selected Contractor will develop the surveys, oversee data collection training,
conduct data collection, conduct data analysis, report findings for the
surveys, analyze scanner data, and develop and maintain an online mapping tool
of tobacco retailers.
CG 20-10230: Tobacco-Free for Recovery
The purpose of this project is to reduce tobacco
use and promote wellness policies and activities among individuals with behavioral
health and substance use disorders in 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. The Wellness Quality Improvement
Project (QIP) seeks to reduce tobacco-related disparities in residential
behavioral health settings through grantee’s participation in specialized
training and support for tobacco policy change, paired with the promotion of
other wellness approaches such as increasing exercise breaks, improving access
to healthy foods, and promoting socialization and activities for wellbeing.
EVAL 20-10024 California Youth Tobacco Survey
The purpose of this Solicitation is to request competitive proposals from eligible experienced agencies to conduct an annual, school-based, probability survey of California youth on tobacco use behaviors. Tobacco use behaviors may include, but are not limited to, use, dependence, susceptibility, and environmental exposure. Surveillance will also include limited attitude, opinion, and co-morbid substance use questions, primarily as they relate to patterns and predictors of tobacco use (e.g. addictiveness, flavors, social norms). The services sought include sampling design, survey development, recruitment, survey administration, data management, data analysis, and reporting of results.