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Virginia Youth Tobacco Use Prevention Grants

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Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
Mar 22, 2021

Charlie McLaughlin


The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth provides grants to prevent and reduce youth tobacco, nicotine, and vaping product use across the state.

Funding may be used for two types of projects:

  • Youth development - Direct instruction for youth using the Tobacco-Free Generation Curriculum Guide in classroom settings, small group discussions, and online portals
  • Community Innovation - Community project to reduce tobacco, nicotine, and vaping product use among a specific youth population that is at increased risk of being disparately impacted by tobacco, nicotine, or vaping products (including rural youth)

Eligible applicants for youth development projects include:

  • After School Programs
  • Community Services Boards
  • Early Care and Early Education Programs
  • Individual Public or Private Schools
  • School Systems
  • Youth Correctional Facilities
  • Youth Outreach Programs
  • Youth Residential Treatment Facilities

Eligible applicants for community innovation projects include:

  • Community or Youth Centers
  • Community Health Programs
  • Community Services Boards
  • Cultural Organizations
  • Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Faith-Based Organizations
  • Prevention Coalitions
  • Youth Behavioral Health Programs
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $50,000 for youth development projects.

Up to $30,000 for community innovation projects.

The project period is 3 years.

Application process

More information can be found on the VFHY grant page.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Black or African American · Children and youth · Community and faith-based initiatives · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · LGBT · Poverty · Schools · Tobacco use · Virginia

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