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RFP #852P017: Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation with Youth in Virginia

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth announces its 14th Tobacco Use Prevention & Cessation Programs with Youth Request for Proposals (RFP) funding opportunity. Tax-exempt nonprofit, governmental and charitable organizations (schools, faith centers, community service boards, clubs, etc.) are eligible to submit proposals for the three-year contract period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.

MANDATORY OFFEROR’S CONFERENCES

Attendance is required at one of three mandatory Offeror’s Conferences held around the state.

Register online here for one of these conferences:

Sept. 3, 2014: Blacksburg
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Inn at Virginia Tech

Sept. 9, 2014: Fredericksburg
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
University of Mary Washington – Stafford Campus
University Hall and Atrium

Sept. 10, 2014: Newport News
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Marriott Newport News City Center

Individual grant awards will not exceed $60,000 per year ($180,000 total for all three years) to implement tobacco use prevention/cessation programs in Virginia communities.

This is an online process and organizations must register to apply.

APPLY ONLINE HERE


Download forms and instructions below:


Y Street Grant Applications Due Aug. 31


Schools and Community Youth Groups: Apply before Aug. 31 at YStreet.org for a $2,000 grant and become an official Y Street group! Y Street is the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s award-winning teen volunteer initiative for high school students. The Y Street Grant program was launched in 2008 to recruit youth throughout Virginia to work on health-related projects within their communities. Grant recipients receive up to $2,000 while simultaneously tackling important issues related to tobacco and childhood obesity. School-based and community-based organizations located in Virginia that work with high school teens are encouraged to apply to become part of this statewide movement. Please feel free to forward this to all those you think may benefit!
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Overview

Formerly known as the Virginia Tobacco Settlement Foundation, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth was established by the Virginia General Assembly to lead statewide efforts to reduce and prevent youth tobacco use and childhood obesity.

Overview

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth issues grants for programs and initiatives to reduce and prevent youth tobacco use and childhood obesity throughout the Commonwealth each year. Members of Regional Advisory Boards consisting of community representatives...

Overview

Established by the Virginia General Assembly in 1999, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) leads a statewide effort...

Overview

Obesity is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled. The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth works to reduce and prevent childhood obesity by funding and training community-based coalitions.

Overview

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth has provided quality regional trainings to prevention professionals throughout the state of Virginia since 2005.