Tobacco Education, Prevention and Cessation Grant Program
The State Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership (STEPP) is a collaborative partnership between the state program and the grantee projects.
- February 2015 Board of Health memo for Tobacco funding recommendations: the agencies and projects awarded A35 funding for state fiscal years 2016-2018.
- All award funding is pending/contingent upon spending authority of each program and appropriations by the state legislature.
- April 2015 Board of Health memo for additional Tobacco funding recommendations. Additional funding to be used for state and community interventions technical assistance, mass reach health communications and additional cessation efforts.
COhealthresources.org provides tobacco grantees with a variety of free, customizable marketing materials that can be used in your community. Templates include print ads, brochures, radio scripts, social media graphics, signage, promotional items and much more.
Resources and information
State of Tobacco Prevention in Colorado: Tobacco use remains the most preventable cause of disease, disability and disease in Colorado, killing more than 5,000 Coloradans each year. This State of Tobacco Prevention in Colorado infographic describes the decline in cigarette smoking, the increase in e-cigarettes and the disparities that burden those most addicted to tobacco.
Tobacco data and reports: information on tobacco work in Colorado and the U.S.
Technical assistance, training opportunities, archive of presentations.
Meeting schedules, members, resources and information.
About the Tobacco Grant Program
The Tobacco Grant Program was created by Colorado Revised Statute Section 25-3.5-804 to "provide funding for community-based and statewide tobacco education programs designed to reduce initiation of tobacco use by children and youth, promote cessation of tobacco use among youth and adults, and reduce exposure to secondhand smoke."