Cecil County Health Department Funding Opportunity

Are you passionate about promoting health equity and preventing tobacco/vape use in our community? The Cecil County Health Department (CCHD) is excited to announce funding opportunities for projects addressing these crucial public health issues.

Purpose/Project Goals:
Our goal is to combat health disparities related to tobacco use, especially among high-risk populations such as youth, youth with disabilities, African Americans, Hispanic/Latinx, and LGBTQ+ communities. We aim to raise awareness, promote tobacco-free environments, offer prevention education, and shed light on the risks of Electronic Smoking Devices (ESD), or “vaping.”

Eligibility/Submission Requirements:

Organizations must be located in Cecil County.
Schools must serve high school-aged children.
Clinics must have a focus on serving the Hispanic population.
Priority will be given to organizations serving disparate populations.
Projects to be Funded:
We have various projects ready for funding, including school-based initiatives, community engagement programs, and health communication campaigns. Your organization could make a significant impact in Cecil County.

Funding Information:

Funding allocations vary based on the project.
Up to 25% upfront, up to 50% upon meeting 50% of project deliverables, and the remainder upon completion.
Projects must be completed by June 1, 2024.
Reporting and Other Information:

Funded partners will attend virtual meetings to provide updates.
Reporting forms will be provided.
Process improvement survey participation is encouraged.
How to Apply:
The application deadline is October 6, 2023, at 3:00 pm. If funds remain available after the deadline, CCHD will continue to accept applications until funds are expended with a viable application. For an application or more information, contact Jennifer Padgett at [email protected]. Application forms provide the necessary guidelines and rules.

Get all the details here.

Let’s work together to create a healthier, tobacco-free Cecil County!