State of New Mexico Indian Affairs Department: Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Projects should focus on building tribal capacity to implement culturally appropriate tobacco cessation and prevention initiatives that recognize the unique ceremonial uses of tobacco while reducing the use of commercial tobacco and its harmful effects.
Applicants deemed most responsive to the criteria listed below will be awarded:
- Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the tribal population to be served and the need for commercial tobacco prevention and cessation services
- Provides an organized plan to implement a commercial tobacco prevention and/or cessation program that utilizes the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs and best meets the needs of the tribal community
- Provides a reasonable budget with sufficient justification that details the cost of each line item and its purpose and relation to the project plan
- Demonstrates competency and capacity by developing a well-thought-out plan that considers the project timeline and budgetary obligations to ensure that all funds will be spent before the end of the fiscal year
Amount: A total of $249,300 is available to award grants of up to $50,000 each.
Eligibility: Native-serving nonprofit organizations; pueblos; tribes; or nations located in New Mexico.
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