Mini Grants

Overview

Mini-Grants provide funding for tobacco control programs at the community level throughout the State of Montana.  Mini-Grants currently support youth-led activities and projects in the following topic areas;

  • Tobacco Free Schools
  • Tobacco Free Parks
  • Counter-Marketing at Local Events
  • Point of Sale Advocacy
  • Social Media (facebook, Instagram, snapchat, memes, etc)
  • E-cigarettes Education

Mini-Grant applications should be developed in collaboration by teens and adults and applications are open to anyone in Montana. Mini-Grants are available annually and can supplement funding for youth tobacco prevention projects in the above topic areas. Applicants can request up to $4000. Selected applicants may receive partial or full funding of their project up to $4000.

If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Burke at 406-444-1288 or Ashley.RollinBurke@mt.gov. Please see below for policy and procedure information and please be aware that the grant application process is competitive. Mini-Grant applications for the year 2019-2020 will be coming soon.

Tools and Resources

Community Toolkbox: Applying for Grants

Taking Down Tobacco: Policy Advocacy Training for Youth and Adult Allies from Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

 CDC Guide for Social Media

CDC Social Media Toolkit

Public Health Media Advocacy Action Guide