Bloomberg Initiative To Reduce Tobacco Use Grants Program

The Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco use Grants Program utilizes World Bank country income groups to establish eligibility to apply for a grant. Organizations from low- and middle-income countries are welcome to apply. This includes low-income, lower-middle-income, and upper-middle-income countries.

Open Grant Round (OGR) – An international competitive grant round, open to applicants from any low or middle-income country. OGR applications should focus on a national policy gap in their country in the PWER areas of MPOWER, or FCTC Article 5.3 policy (this must be in association with strengthening MPOWER policies).

Strategic Grant Round (SGR) – This round is only open to applicants from the ten priority countries, and is focused on the priority issues identified for each of those countries.

The ten priority countries are:

  1. China
  2. India
  3. Indonesia
  4. Bangladesh
  5. Pakistan
  6. Vietnam
  7. Philippines
  8. Brazil
  9. Ukraine
  10. Mexico