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Applicant webinar tobacco community initiatives

  1. 1. TobaccoEducation, Prevention, and Cessation Grant Program Request for Applications Applicant Webinar May 29, 2012
  2. 2. Housekeeping• Livestream• Chat/Questions• Breaks throughout for questions• Recorded and archived and available following today’s presentation• Presenters
  3. 3. During the webinar be sure to have both RFA guidance documents:
  4. 4. Agenda• 9am-Noon: Community Initiatives – Community Tobacco Initiative – Innovative Community Tobacco Initiative – Community Led Targeted Outreach Campaigns• 1pm-4pm: Cessation Initiatives – QuitLine e-referral System – Oral Health Partnership – Pharmacy Partnership – Hospital Cessation – Text Message Cessation – Young Adults – Youth Cessation
  5. 5. Agenda cont.• Funding Period • Application TA• Purpose • Application Review• Funding Availability Process• Eligibility • Post-Award Requirements• Funding Request Limits • Categories and Questions• Strategic Goals • Work Plan• Funding Priority Areas – • Budget Details and Purpose • Resources• How to Apply • Other funding initiatives• Application Timeline • Q&A
  6. 6. Funding PeriodYear One: Oct. 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013Year Two: July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014Year Three: July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015
  7. 7. RFA Purpose• Tobacco use is single most preventable cause of death and disease nationally and in Colorado• Amendment 35 – voter approved tax increase on cigarettes and other tobacco products – allocates funds to tobacco education, prevention, and cessation programming• The intent of this RFA is to provide grant funding to agencies and organizations across the state to implement evidence-based and innovative activities to achieve program goals
  8. 8. Funding Availability• ~$19.2 million for the period of Oct 1 through June 30• Number and amount of grant awards will vary• Renewal funding for FY 14 and FY 15 is contingent upon grantee performance and appropriation by the Colorado General Assembly
  9. 9. Eligibility• Not-for-profit organizations• Public or governmental agencies• May submit more than one application if under different funding initiatives• For-profit – not under this RFA, but can apply under Health Communications RFPs
  10. 10. Funding Request Limits Community Initiatives• Community Tobacco Initiative – as much as $5 million – County Maximum Amounts• Innovative Community Tobacco Initiative – as much as $2.6 million• Community Led Targeted Outreach Campaigns* – as much as $1.5 million* Eligibility: Lead agencies applying for the Community Tobacco Initiative only.
  11. 11. Break for Questions and Answers All Questions and Answers will be posted on June 8Please submit your questions using the chat function
  12. 12. Strategic GoalsThe 2020 goals outlined in this plan guide this Request for Applications are:• The cessation success gap affecting low SES youth and adult smokers decreases by 50 percent• A majority of people and health care systems in Colorado recognize and treat tobacco dependence as a chronic condition• A majority of Coloradans live, learn, work and play in communities that have effective policies and regulations that reduce youth and adult use and access to tobacco• Tobacco prevalence and initiation among young adults, especially straight-to-work young adults, decreases by 50 percent• Initiation among youth, especially high burden and low SES populations, decreases by 50 percent• Exposure to secondhand smoke, with an emphasis on low SES populations, decreases by 50 percent• Colorado is among 10 states with the highest price for tobacco productsStrategic Plan
  13. 13. Funding Priority Areas - Details and Purpose Community InitiativesCommunity Tobacco Initiative – Implement evidence-based tobacco control strategies – One lead agency per geographic area may be funded – Multiple collaborators are encouraged – Select goals from Strategic Plan – Build and maintain diverse community coalitions – Must have support from local public health – As appropriate, regionalization is encouraged – Proposed work plan must address the needs of proposed geographic area
  14. 14. Funding Priority Areas - Details and Purpose Community InitiativesInnovative Community Tobacco Initiative – Competitive funding all eligible organizations and agencies for local or statewide initiatives – Preference given to innovative projects designed to add to the evidence base – Address one or more goals of the Strategic Plan – Target one or more of the priority populations identified in the Strategic Plan
  15. 15. Funding Priority Areas - Details and Purpose Community InitiativesCommunity Led Targeted Outreach Campaigns – Support local outreach efforts – Priority given to organizations with commitment and capacity to use the templates in detailed outreach campaigns as a part of a communications plan – Templates will be developed as part of a separate RFP – Eligibility - Lead agencies applying for the Community Tobacco Initiative only
  16. 16. Break for Questions and Answers All Questions and Answers will be posted on June 8Please submit your questions using the chat function
  17. 17. How to Apply• Letter of Intent – Community Tobacco Initiative and Innovative Community Tobacco Initiative only• New! Colorado Grants Management System (COGMS) – Register by June 15 – Instructions and TA will be provided• Submit applications electronically by June 29, 5pm
  18. 18. Application TimelineRelease of Request for Applications Friday May 18, 2012Deadline for submission of questions regarding application guidelines via email: Friday June 1, 2012Applicants’ conference/webinar Tuesday May 29, 2012Deadline for submission of Letters of Intent for Community Initiatives: Friday June 1, 2012Responses to all questions received via email and at applicants’ conference will be posted by: Friday June 8, 2012 of Letters of Intents received illustrating geographic coverage and coordination Friday, June 8, 2012needs will be posted by:Responses will be posted here: for Registration in Colorado Grants Management System (required for application Friday, June 15, 2012submission):Deadline for Application submission: Friday, June 29, 2012 5:00 p.m.Review of applications June 30 – est. July 20, 2012Funding recommendations determined by the Tobacco Education, Prevention and Cessation TBD July, 2012Grant Program Review CommitteePresentation of funding recommendations to the Colorado Board of Health Wednesday Aug. 15, 2012Funding recommendations will be posted here: Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 award process Aug. 17 – Sept. 30, 2012Anticipated award start date Oct. 1, 2012
  19. 19. Application TA• Questions via email through June 1• FAQ document – posted by June 8• COGMS Assistance – available throughout or 303-692-2524
  20. 20. Application Review Process• All applications will be scored on a 100 point scale• Minimum of 70 is required to be considered for funding• Funding recommendations by Tobacco Review Committee will be made on July 19 and 20• Recommendations to the State Board of Health will be made on August 15
  21. 21. Post-Award Requirements• Certification of non-acceptance of tobacco industry funds and resources• Data collection• Insurance requirements• Lawful presence• Lobbying restrictions• Reimbursement• Reporting
  22. 22. Break for Questions and Answers All Questions and Answers will be posted on June 8Please submit your questions using the chat function
  23. 23. Categories and Questions• Each initiative has questions listed• COGMS will state the character limit for each question and instructions are provided on how to count characters in the system• Some questions are required by the Colorado BOH
  24. 24. Work Plan• A template is not provided, COGMS will walk you through the steps needed to develop a work plan• SMART Objectives• Each objective should address goal(s) outlined in the strategic plan• Identify intended outcome• Describe the intended target population• Designate a timeline• Detail the intended measurement tools• List up to 10 activities
  25. 25. Budget• Must be consistent with proposed work plan• Provide a budget and justification for initial 9 month funding period only• Provide separate budgets for each application• Personnel – All staff who will work on the project• Supplies and Operating – Discouraged and disallowed costs
  26. 26. Budget cont.• Travel – In state only – Two, two-day trainings in Denver• Contractual – All restrictions apply – No pre-paid services• Other• Indirect• Financial Assessment Questionnaire
  27. 27. Resources• Some resources provided in the RFA• Other resources may be available
  28. 28. Other funding initiativesInformation on the following will be posted on the Tobacco Collaborative Google Group and final decisions to be made by the Tobacco Review Committee in July• Health Communications – ColoradoQuits: To be posted on the CO BIDS System – Develop outreach campaign templates: To be posted on the CO BIDS system• Technical Assistance and Support – Will be posted on COGMS by September• QuitLine – Sole Source agreement with National Jewish Health• Evaluation – Interagency agreement with the Amendment 35 Program Evaluation Group
  29. 29. Question and Answer time…Please submit your questions via the chat function All questions and answers will be posted on June 8