According to the Surgeon General’s Report “there is no risk free level of exposure to secondhand smoke.” A smoke and tobacco free campus:
- Creates a healthier environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors
- Supports tobacco users who are trying to quit and helps those who have quit remain smoke free
- Reduces the number of new tobacco users by promoting the social norm of a smoke and tobacco free environment
There is funding to support efforts to improve policy and policy compliance on Vermont college and university campuses. VT campus efforts! We are working with the VT Department of Health to provide small grants to help with tobacco policy improvement efforts at institutions of higher learning in Vermont.
Who may apply?
We will accept applications from institutions of higher learning or Vermont Department of Health Tobacco Control Prevention grantees located in Vermont only.
Deadline to apply?
Open application period now through April 30, 2019.
Applicants may request funding up to $2000 for work taking place from now until June 30, 2019.
It is very easy to apply!
The grant guidelines are linked below. To request editable application documents or for further questions about this opportunity contact the Vermont Tobacco Free College Campus Initiative Coordinator, Mariah Sanderson, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (802) 652-0997.