The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is pleased to announce
Supporting Tribes to Increase Commercial Tobacco Cessation
a funding opportunity for Tribal governments, Tribal health departments, and Tribal health care facilities/health systems seeking to implement projects to increase commercial tobacco cessation, electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) cessation and ‘quit smoking’ attempts by promoting evidence-based services and activities, and/or adapting evidence-based health systems changes.
- Applicants must be a federally recognized Tribe or Tribal organization as defined in the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, as amended.
- Applicants must have a strong interest and/or demonstrated commitment to decreasing the commercial tobacco smoking prevalence among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE (TA)
NIHB will conduct an in-person or virtual awardee meeting, monthly one-on-one technical assistance for awardees, webinars, a monthly smoking cessation learning community, training opportunities, and networking with other Tribal, national, and regional resources.
Applicants are eligible to apply for up to and no more than $10,000.00.
HOW CAN FUNDS BE SPENT
Funds can be used the implementation of smoking cessation programs, implementing treatment and media strategies, promotion of health systems changes (screening and referrals, pharmacy cessation programs, medication management) to increase quitting and quit attempts, and promoting cessation.
Completed applications are due to NIHB via email by
Friday, August 28, 2020, by 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time