This discretionary grant program supports student-planned projects to prevent alcohol and other drug abuse and related behaviors, and to promote the development of comprehensive school health-related projects. FY 2010/2011 represents the 22nd year of this grant program.
Each CESA administers the student minigrants funded in their CESA region.
Funding priority goes to projects that
- have a high degree of educational value,
- have potential of extending beyond the life of the grant,
- will help students make connections between alcohol, tobacco, and other drug abuse (ATODA) issues and related youth risk behaviors such as traffic safety (or unsafe driving behaviors), unsafe sexual activity, and violence, and
- are student generated and oriented
Who is Eligible to Apply:
Any group of Wisconsin public school students in grades K-12 can complete the application to describe a prevention or wellness project they are interested in.
Maximum awards are $1000 per project. Multiple projects per district are possible.
Application Due Date:
October 1, 2010, to CESAs. (In Milwaukee Public Schools - to Drug Free Schools Office)
For more information, contact:
Randy Thiel, Education Consultant, AODA/ATS Grant Manager, Student Services Prevention and Wellness Team, at (608) 266-9677, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links to other materials or information:
2010-11 Mini-Grant Application - Note this is a fill-enabled form. Use the tab key to move from one field to the next field. No faxed or e-mailed copies will be accepted.
2010-11 Student Mini-Grant Application Guidelines
Student Mini-Grant Reviewer Benchmarks
CESA Report Form (Student Mini-Grant Claim Report Form)
Commonly Asked Questions: Mini-Grant
For information on specific projects funded, contact the WATODEN Facilitator at the respective Cooperative Educational Service Agency (CESA).