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Vaping Prevention Grants

Grants for councils as part of our collective impact approach for vaping

Opening soon: 29 Feb 2024
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Funding place-based initiatives that will reduce and prevent young people vaping  

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While recent vaping legislation in Australia marks significant progress, vaping continues to present a complex and constantly evolving challenge.

That's why we're launching a collective impact approach for vaping:

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As part of this, we'll fund, support and amplify localised community-led and informed initiatives for reducing and preventing vaping harm among young people. 

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Who can apply?

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Victorian councils

How much? Up to $200,000 per project is available for Victorian councils.

What for? To collaborate with local stakeholders and focus on one or more of the following outcomes for young people: 

  • Increased awareness and rejection of vaping.
  • Reduced exposure to vaping products.
  • Enhanced community capability to address vaping.  

Through this funding, you'll be part of our collective impact approach and contribute to the emerging evidence base. You will also gain access to a support network, shared learnings, and all the essential resources for the success of your project. 

Place-based partnerships with Local Public Health Units, Community Health and other councils working together on an idea/project is encouraged.

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Key dates

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Thursday 22 February: Funding guidelines will be available

Thursday 29 February: In-person Victorian event launch and applications open at 9:00am 

Thursday 7 March: Online briefing session at 11:00am

Thursday 28 March: Applications close at 5:00pm

May 2024: Funding notification

June 2024 to December 2025: Funding delivery period.
 

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How to apply

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Funding guidelines coming soon (22 February).

Attend our vaping collective impact approach launch on 29 February to workshop ideas.

Launch event information

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Questions?

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