Funding Announcement: Grant Opportunity

CA Tobacco-Use Prevention Education (TUPE): Grades Six through Twelve

Grant: 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.

Funding: Tobacco-Use Prevention Education (TUPE) funds are allocated to the California Department of Education (CDE)

Eligibility: Local educational agencies

Amount: $16,500,000 total: Tier 1 grants will be awarded for a maximum of $4,500 for the full grant term. Tier 2 grants will be awarded a maximum of $2 million for the full grant term. The maximum funding for the Tier 2 applications will vary according to the total 2009-10

Contact: Greg Wolf, 916-319-0193 or gwolfe@cde.ca.gov or visit http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/at/tupe.asp for more info.

Application deadline is 3/18/11

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