Above 200K

Knowledge Action Change

Knowledge Action Change

First edition of the Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction. GSTHR. (sic).  787,082

details:   combination of online journals 9/19/18. 69,000

First edition GSTHR.   10/1/18.        176,700

Increased capacity for THR research  306,373.  10/1/18

Translation executive summary in various languages. 10/23/18.   32,000

GSTHR roadshows.  10/26/18.       467,291

total here: 1,051,364  paid 2018 A15 page 51.   787,082    to be paid.  264,283

same total

12/2/19,    Extend THR scholarships program and Global State of THR report. 


A15 page 58 5,999,811, .... so 6M




ECLAT Catania

ECLAT. University of Catania

Center of excellence for the acceleration of harm reduction.   

5/30/18.      205,805.  (A15, page 51).  (not sure it's the amount spent A10 page 35, a bit less?)

2/1/19 2/12/19, 7/30/19, 11/4/19 see A19-15     8,036,493.   expended 1,683,718

Hub for the global coordination of scientific research for tobacco cessation and harm reduction

5 primary project types:

cohort and clinical studies, product characterization, wellness studies, technological innovations, knowledge sharing and capacity strengthening

A15 page 57 to be paid in the future: 22,928,186



Centre of research excellence on indigenous people

Centre of research excellence on indigenous people

proposal to build a global centre for smoking cessation and harm reduction in indigenous people worldwide

5/30/18.        489,225.    (with 489,224 to come).  total: 978,449

7/30/19         1,798,829 (in fact 1,318,997 + above 489,225 = 1,808,22) ,    + A15. 7,320,042

The Conrad Foundation - Conrad Challenge

The Conrad Foundation - Conrad Challenge

no date provided or could be found for the initial grant in 2018 on the HST update document

Sponsorship of the 2018-20919 Conrad spirit of innovation challenge.       174,113
page 49 of 2018 990 form. 
on page 55 of 2018 990 form, future payment.          125,000 

2019 page 47, Sponsorship of the 2018-2019, 2019-2020 and 2020-21  Conrad spirit of innovation challenge.         356,578

So $ 530,691 or  $655,691 (including the future payment of 2018)

As described in the FSFW grants database

See the 2020 awards below

Continue reading "The Conrad Foundation - Conrad Challenge" »

Alternative research Initiative

Alternative Research Initiative

Mapping status of harm reduction products framework in Pakistan.        89,400


then on 10/26/2018    bridging grant               31,400

and on 12/12/208.                     164,560

KAP study on HRP users and barriers to smoking cessation and HRP use in marginalized communities (pages 30/31)

on page 49 (A15)  the amount paid during the year. is          161,780

and on page 55 (A16).  amount to be paid (future payment) .    123,420

in 2019,  A9 123,420 and paid 103,817.  but A14 123,420

Manages Pakistan Alliance for Nicotine and Tobacco Harm Reduction (PANTHR)  for which they have received a grant in February 2020 (amount not disclosed as usual) nor the link in the FSFW database (not updated).


Not to be confused with Alternative Media Research, funded by Bloomberg

See below a job offer (notice the salary paid)



Job offer

Project Assistant

Alternative Research Initiative Unverified




 Posted Mar 27, 2020  1841 views




Job Description

Alternative Research Initiative, established in 2018, is an initiative aimed at filling gaps in adequate research and documentation of issues such as current situation/status of Pakistan’s Harm Reduction Products Framework and research gaps in policy areas.

ARI is looking for a suitable candidate (preferably female) to fill a project based position (9 months). The project aims to engage and sensitize stakeholders (government, media, lawyers, doctors, smokers and general public) on Safer Nicotine Delivery Systems (SNDs). The project will build a momentum – to include smokers’ concerns in tobacco control efforts - before the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC) 9th Conference of Parties scheduled to take place in November 2020.

Duties and responsibilities:

·        Manage social media campaign on harm reduction.

·        Manage a network of international partners working on harm reduction.

·        Prepare blogs, press briefings and other relevant material to be shared with the stakeholders.

·        Do desk research about different laws on smoking cessation and tobacco harm reduction.


·        Have strong knowledge of social media management including search engine optimization, setting up and managing social media accounts, launching social media live events (Facebook live, Instagram TV etc.).

·        Have experience in managing country/regional level networks.

·        Good command on English and experience in preparing documents (including project reports, briefing papers, concept papers).


·        Master degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or any other relevant discipline


Job Details

Job Channel:
Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Social Media Management, Social Sciences
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
5 Years
Apply Before:
Apr 28, 2020
Posting Date:
Mar 27, 2020

Carlyle Global Partnership

Carlyle Global partnership

Co-host summit celebration of knowledge and innovation at the nexus of wellness ans smoke free world.   Summit March 20-22  2018  Mount Vernon Washington DC

FSFW Carlyle

This is chronologically the first grant awarded, in November 2017 (according to HST Update)

"Co-host a summit celebrating strides toward a smoke-free world. Event participants will include, among others, representatives of multi-national companies, accomplished scientists, and investors."    

Comment: no report published, not sure about final budget $325,000?

11/12/17  report 7/10/18.                   200,000. +. 125,000 = 325,000.    (A10, page 31)

paid A15 page 49.  275,000