Deadline: 22 July 2016
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids are seeking applicants for its Bloomberg Initiative (BI) Grants Program with an aim to support projects to develop and deliver high-impact evidence-based tobacco control interventions.
Proposals must focus on achieving policy change that will lead to substantial reductions in tobacco use.
- To refine and optimize tobacco control programs to help smokers stop using tobacco and to prevent children from starting.
- To support public sector efforts to pass and enforce key laws and implement effective policies, including taxing cigarettes, preventing smuggling, altering the image of tobacco and protecting workers from exposure to secondhand smoke.
- To support advocates’ efforts to educate communities about the harms of tobacco and to enhance tobacco control activities that work towards a tobacco-free world.
- To develop a rigorous system to monitor the status of global tobacco use.
- Proposals can be submitted for grants from US$50,000up to a maximum amount of US$500,000.
- Short-term, one-year or two-year project proposals will be considered.
- Governmental and non-governmental organizations based in eligible countries can apply for grants.
- Governmental organizations include, but are not limited to,national Ministries, state/provincial authorities and affiliate offices.
- Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with relevant advocacy experience aimed at changing or implementing policies, including but not limited to civil society organizations and educational institutions.
- Applicants must be recognized legal registered entities capable of entering into contractual arrangements, receiving foreign funds and assuming legal and financial obligations.
- NGO applicants cannot be the recipients of financial support from any tobacco product manufacturer or the parent, subsidiary or affiliate of a tobacco product manufacturer.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit a short “Project Idea” using the online system via given website.
Eligible Countries: Armenia, Indonesia, Samoa, Bangladesh, Kenya, São Tomé and Principe, Bhutan, Kiribati, Senegal, Bolivia, Kosovo, Solomon Islands, Cape Verde, Kyrgyz Republic, Sri Lanka, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Lesotho, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, Syrian, Djibouti, Micronesia, Tajikistan, Egypt, Moldova, Timor-Leste, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Georgia, Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Ghana, Nicaragua, Vanuatu, Guatemala, Nigeria, Vietnam, Guyana, Pakistan, West Bank and Gaza, Honduras, Papua New Guinea, Yemen, India, Philippines, Zambia, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey, Pakistan, Egypt, Ukraine, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.