Youth Vaping Prevention

The Association for Nonsmokers-MN (ANSR) is seeking applicants for a funding opportunity to work on tobacco prevention, including vaping, and advocacy. Youth groups are wanted to partner with us to train youth to become leaders and advocates in prevention.

Training: ANSR will provide training and materials free of charge to youth groups who are dedicated to working on preventing youth tobacco use and are selected to receive funding.

Project Timeline: Funding will begin immediately and is available through October 2020.

Funding Amount: After acceptance, a maximum request of $3,500 per application will be considered, assuming the amount requested is justified by the agreed upon action plan and the group sees the project through to completion. Up to three applicants may be selected, on a first come, first served basis.

Allowed Expenses: Meeting expenses, including food; cost of personnel time for project coordination; travel costs to meetings and community events related to the project; and supplies, including project supplies.

Eligibility: School or community based youth group located in Ramsey County, MN.

If you would like to talk through your ideas, previously funded work or need help putting a proposal together, please contact Katie Engman at 651-646-3005 or

To apply electronically, go here.