Take Action on Tobacco Use Grant Program
This grant program will provide up to $5,000 to support community-led initiatives to increase tobacco-free living, strengthen community action with an emphasis on youth-led initiatives, partnerships and comprehensive actions.
To be considered for funding, your initiative must contribute to the three goals of the Take Action on Tobacco Use Grant Program:
• Use a comprehensive approach that builds capacity and sustains efforts to increase tobacco-free living
• Engage youth through youth-led tobacco free living activities.
• Be a community-based initiative with partnerships to increase tobacco-free living and sustained activity.
Your initiative must also be led by a New Brunswick organization that is committed to furthering the wellness of New Brunswickers. The types of organizations may include Wellness Networks, coalitions, schools, communities, municipalities, not-for-profit organizations (local, regional, provincial) and associations. Individuals and private businesses are not eligible to apply.
New Brunswick enjoys the support of many groups and organizations that share the Wellness Strategy’s vision of a healthy New Brunswick where, together, we learn, work, and live in a culture of wellbeing. These organizations participate actively in promoting wellness.
New Brunswick enjoys the support of many groups and organizations that contribute to New Brunswick’s Wellness Strategy and its vision of a healthy New Brunswick where, together, we learn, work, play, and live in a culture of wellness.
As part of the Department of Social Development’s support for the Wellness Strategy, the Wellness Branch provides funding for community based initiatives which support mental fitness and resilience, healthy eating, physical activity and tobacco-free living.
Many communities, organizations and individuals are already working hard to make a difference, to make New Brunswick stronger and healthier. The Take Action on Tobacco Use Grant Program supports community-led initiatives to increase tobacco-free living, strengthen community action with an emphasis on youth-led initiatives, partnerships and comprehensive actions. Typical actions that are funded through this program include school or community youth groups implement tobacco-free school or sports initiatives, tobacco-free living education programs, cessation programs that are part of a larger comprehensive initiative or healthy lifestyle initiatives supporting current tobacco users.
Grant applications for the Take Action on Tobacco Use Grant Program will be accepted throughout the year, providing funds are available. Eligible applicants can receive up to $5,000 in grant funding.
For more information, see the Application Guide.