Partnering with Spark
As a partner, schools receive support, information and resources from Spark about tobacco-free campus best practices and other tobacco products (OTPs). In addition, schools can:
- Collaborate and network with other campuses.
- Participate in networking conference calls, webinars, and events.
- Engage students to become an advocate and help to educate their peers.
- Help students gain practical experience working on tobacco prevention.
- Access Spark resources including sample policies, templates, giveaways, and more.
Spark Partner Colleges & Universities:
|*Receiving Spark Mini-Grant in 2016-2017 academic year
Spark mini-grants are periodically available to assist campuses in tobacco-free campus initiatives, including work towards a tobacco-free campus policy or to maintain a policy already in place. Schools are not required to have a mini-grant to be a Spark partner and receive the benefits above.
- Work to establish a campus tobacco-free policy / Educate about a previously implemented tobacco-free campus policy
- Educate the campus community about other tobacco products (OTP) and how they are marketed
- Raise awareness of Spark
Who can apply for this grant?
- Any college campus in Wisconsin that wishes to mobilize staff and students to promote a tobacco-free campus environment
Watch for mini-grant announcements in spring 2017.
To learn more about mini-grants and/or partnering with Spark:
Coordinator, Tobacco Control & Lung Health
Nicholas.Surita@lung.org | (262) 703-4836