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TSET Healthy Incentive Grants - Communities

TSET Healthy Incentive Grants - Communities

Improving Health at the Local Level

Introduction

The TSET Healthy Incentive Program for Communities is designed to help cities, towns and municipalities adopt and implement best and promising practices for tobacco-free environments, access to healthy and nutritious foods, physical activity opportunities in an effort to improve the health, reduce risk factors for heart disease, strokes, cancer and improve quality of life for residents. 

The grant year begins July 1, 2021 and ends June 30, 2022. Funds for the TSET Healthy Incentive Program for Communities are limited and applications will be accepted during two set periods during the year. Potential awardees will be presented to the TSET Board of Directors at the January and May 2022 meetings. 

The next application periods for FY22 will be:

November 1, 2021 - December 3, 2021 at 4 p.m.

March 1, 2022 - April 1, 2022 at 4 p.m.

A staff member of the interested city is encouraged to email Laura Matlock, TSET Healthy Incentive Grant Program Officer, at [email protected] and provide their contact information and interest in applying. 

Click here for the Healthy Communities Incentive Grant guidelines, application and resource documents.

A list of past grant recipients can be found here.

Additional Information

  • Applications may be submitted at any time during the application periods listed above.

  • Potential applicants are advised that funds are awarded on a first come, first served basis and that demand under this program often exceeds available funds.

  • Complete the application with the required information and documents or verbiage and submit for approval. 

  • Once your application is submitted and you receive a confirmation email, the application has been placed into the queue for review in the order in which it was received. 

  • Applications will be reviewed for funding consideration based upon the documents and information submitted.

  • Eligible applications will be presented to the Board of Directors for funding consideration.

  • Upon TSET’s review, if any application is deemed to be incomplete, improperly completed or otherwise ineligible based on the information submitted, the application will be rejected.

  • Within one business day following the TSET Board of Directors meeting,  the contact for each of the applications will be emailed the status of their application. All applicants—funded, unfunded, and ineligible—will be notified via email.

  • Board of Directors meeting schedule can be found here TSET Board of Directors meeting

  • Any applicant who receives a rejected application notice may reapply in the next application period. However, they will go through the process as a new applicant, just as before.  The new application will reenter the funding consideration queue at a new position upon successful submission.   

  • If you have questions regarding the submission of your application or the review and/or funding timeline, please contact [email protected]