Ca Dept of Education Releases Tobacco-Use Education Grant
Funding Name: Tobacco‑Use Prevention Education: Grades Six through Twelve
Eligible Applicants: local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria: Local educational agencies must be certified tobacco‑free by July 1, 2010. Funding is available to districts, charter schools, consortium leads, and county offices of education that serve students in grades six through twelve.
Funding Description: Tobacco‑Use Prevention Education (TUPE) funds support health education efforts aimed at the prevention and reduction of tobacco use by youth. TUPE in grades six through twelve is funded through a competitive application process. Funding consideration to local educational agencies is based on projects that propose to implement research‑validated prevention programs for the general student population, provide youth development activities for both general and priority populations, and provide intervention and cessation services to students currently using tobacco.