Truth Initiative Tobacco/Vape-Free College Program
Truth Initiative will provide grants and technical
assistance for colleges and universities, including
minority-serving institutions, to support the adoption
and implementation of a 100% tobacco/vape-free
college-wide policy by June, 2024. Colleges that were
early adopters of 100% smoke or tobacco-free policies may
also apply to include e-cigarettes.
Activities must engage and mobilize the student
population and create support among faculty, staff, and
Eligible applicants are colleges and universities in the
U.S., the District of Columbia, and five US territories
which signed the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement
(American Samoa, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern
Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the United States
Virgin Islands). Minority serving institutions are
encouraged to apply.
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding
Up to $20,000 for colleges that do not have a 100%
tobacco and vape free policy.
Up to $10,000 for colleges that have a smoke and/or
tobacco free policy, but need to strengthen the policy by
Grantees will also receive technical assistance through
in-person training, webinars, and one-on-one
Tobacco use · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention
For complete information about funding programs, including your
application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided
for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes
or monitor application status.