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Tobacco-Use Prevention Education County Technical Assistance

Funding Description

The Tobacco-Use Prevention Education County Technical Assistance Funds provide funding to county offices of education to provide leadership, administrative oversight, training, and technical assistance (TA) to all local educational agencies (LEAs) in the county. TA focuses on: tobacco-free school policies, support to LEAs on tobacco-use prevention education and instruction, staff professional development, family and community engagement, interagency partnerships, cessation support and referrals, and program assessment. A portion of TA funds are to be directed to identifying and reducing disparities among disparate youth populations.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Only county offices of education are eligible to apply for this funding. In order to be eligible to apply, the applicant agency must have been certified by the California Department of Education as meeting Tobacco-Free Policy Certification requirements as provided under California Health and Safety Code Section 104420 (n)(2).
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Proposition 99: California Health and Safety Code sections 104420 and 104435. Budget Act Item 6100-101-0231 Proposition 56: California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016 and California Health and Safety Code Section 104420.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6680, 6685 / 8590
Total Available $3,456,000
Recipient Amount See Allocation Formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula $37,500 base plus an additional amount based on the county's P-2 average daily attendance exceeding 37,500 units as reported to the CDE for 2020-21.

Important Dates

Date Application Available April 6, 2021
Due Date May 14, 2021
Expected Notification Date June 1, 2021

Additional Information

Application Request for Applications []
Background Tobacco-Use Prevention Education Program []
Fiscal Tobacco-Use Prevention Education Funding []
Other If a funding results template associated with this profile is posted to the CDE Web site, the link to the template will automatically be presented from the posted profile.


Program Malini Doering, 916-322-1565,
Fiscal Rachael Gutierrez, 916-319-0196,
Division Educator Excellence & Equity Division, 916-323-1540 (phone), 916-323-6061 (fax)
Last Modified: April 6, 2021
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