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:

  • Cardinal Stritch University
  • Carroll University
  • Carthage College
  • Concordia University Wisconsin*
  • Concordia University Wisconsin
  • Madison College
  • Marquette University
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Northland College*
  • St. Norbert College*
  • University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire*
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse*
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee*
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh*
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville*
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls*
  • University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater*
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-Ashland*
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond*
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-Rice Lake*
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-Rice Lake
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-Superior*
**Receiving SPARK Mini-Grant in 2018-2019 academic year

The SPARK Project

SPARK periodically offers funds that are 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 funded SPARK project to receive the benefits above.  

The SPARK Project purpose:

The SPARK Project is to educate campus communities that tobacco in all its forms is a threat, and to assist campuses with their tobacco-free campus efforts or to maintain their policy awareness.

Who can apply for the project?

  • Any college campus in Wisconsin that wishes to mobilize staff and students to promote a tobacco-free campus environment

The SPARK Project 2019-2020 Academic Year

Applications and guidelines for the 2019-2020 academic school year now available!

Deadline to apply is Friday, June 28, 2019

SPARK Project Guidelines
SPARK Project Application

To learn more about the SPARK Project and/or partnering with SPARK:

Contact SPARK:
Nicholas Surita
Coordinator, Health Promotions
[email protected] | (262) 703-4836


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