Foundation / Corporation
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY)
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Grants to Virginia nonprofit organizations, universities, government agencies, and businesses for collaborative research projects related to the prevention of tobacco use among youth under the age of 18. Research projects that address one or more of the following priorities will be considered:
-Identifying components of youth culture/behavior in order to inform future marketing efforts in Virginia;
- The effect of active use of social media and tobacco related messages on the attitudes and behaviors about tobacco use among youth;
- The knowledge, perceptions, and/or impact of new and/or alternative tobacco products including flavored products on youth in Virginia;
- Methods to discourage experimentation/initiation of use of alternative tobacco products;
- The impact of other tobacco products on the trajectory of use, transition to cigarette/cigar use, and poly-use among youth;
- Cultural factors that influence the age of initiation and prevalence of tobacco use among youth;
- Developing innovative interventions that target tobacco users at the point of initiation and while at low levels of use to prevent ongoing use; the etiology of youth smoking including the macro- and micro-environmental influences;
- The effect of policies and the retail environment on youth initiation, prevalence and/or poly-use;
- Psycho-social aspects of youth tobacco use; secondary data analysis of existing data 4 sets;
- The factors that relate to the progression of experimentation with tobacco products to addiction by youth;
- Research on the types of interventions that work with various demographics of youth;
- Disparities among differing groups of youth based on social determinants of health; and/or
- Research into tobacco use cessation specifically for youth.
GrantWatch ID#: 149904
Individual grant awards will not exceed $150,000 per year ($450,000 total for all three years) to implement tobacco use prevention/cessation programs in Virginia communities.
This is a three-year grant program, with a contract period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Click here to apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=vtsf
Marge White, Deputy Director
Phone: (804) 225-3637
Lisa Brown, Regional Grants Administrator (North Region)
Phone: (703) 501-3042
Fax: (703) 793-9514
Click here for a complete list of staff contacts: https://www.vfhy.org/about-vfhy/contact-us
General Contact Information:
Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth
701 East Franklin Street, Suite 500
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 786-2523
Fax: (804) 225-2272
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